A backpack strap used by an Apollo 14 astronaut as he moved around the surface of the moon in 1971 has sold at auction for nearly $42,000.
Space station astronauts have finally hit the big time, at least when it comes to the big screen.
The astronauts are back in the American side of the International Space Station.
The U.S. space agency is paying $424 million more to Russia to get U.S. astronauts into space and home again, and the agency's leader is blaming Congress for the extra expense.
Two spacewalking astronauts tackled a backlog of outdoor work at the International Space Station on Tuesday.
Spending a day in someone else's shoes can help us to learn what makes them tick. Now the same approach is being used to develop a better understanding between humans and robots, to enable them to work together as a team.
Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, the commander of the current crew on board the International Space Station, has broken the record for the longest time spent in space with 803 days. Padalka, who is to return to Earth in ...
VLT watches in real time as gas cloud makes closest approach to the monster at the centre of the Milky Way
In 2011 ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) discovered a gas cloud with several times the mass of the Earth accelerating towards the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way (eso1151. This cloud is now making its closest approach ...
NASA's experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck.
A University of Bristol student has beaten off competition from 87,000 people to reach the final of a worldwide competition to travel into space.