Wednesday August 12, 2015
Skywatchers may be treated to a celestial fireworks display tonight and over the coming nights, as the annual Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak.
Monday August 10, 2015
Astronauts living at the International Space Station have taken their first bites of space-grown lettuce, in what scientists described as another step toward enabling human missions to Mars.
Wednesday July 22, 2015
A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a three-man crew bound for the International Space Station has blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Thursday July 16, 2015
Three astronauts living at the International Space Station were forced to scramble to safety after what NASA described as a "close pass" by a piece of flying Russian space debris.
Thursday July 09, 2015
The Defence Forces has said it did not purchase surveillance software from a controversial hacking company, which itself has been hacked.
Thursday June 11, 2015
Three astronauts have landed safely back on Earth after their flight home was delayed by a Russian rocket failure.
Monday May 18, 2015
A round-up of national and international news stories.
Tuesday May 12, 2015
Russia has said it will delay the return of three astronauts from the International Space Station after the recent failure of a supply ship.
Friday May 08, 2015
An unmanned supply ship has burned up on re-entry over the Pacific Ocean, a week after the spacecraft suffered a communications failure, the Russian space agency has said.
Wednesday April 29, 2015
An unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft ferrying supplies to the International Space Station is said to be plunging back to Earth and is apparently out of control.