On 18 September 2017, ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli shot this beautiful time-lapse showing the moon rising above the Earth's horizon together with Mercury, Mars, the star Regulus, and Venus.
The dream of a human habitat in orbit about the moon came a step closer on September 27, when NASA and the Russian space agency (Roscosmos) signed up to a common vision for future human exploration. The project, a follow-up ...
SpaceX chief Elon Musk's elaborate plan for a mega-rocket to carry astronauts to Mars may have some down-to-Earth applications.
Public invited to test new tool to study earth using photos taken by International Space Station astronauts
CosmoQuest's Image Detective, a NASA-funded citizen science project, invites the public to identify Earth features in photographs taken by astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS).
Setting up a permanent village on the moon is the first step towards exploring Mars, the European Space Agency said Thursday as plans to reach and colonise the Red Planet gathered pace.
Russia and the United States agreed Wednesday to cooperate on a NASA-led project to build the first lunar space station, part of a long-term project to send humans to Mars.
An ancient art form has taken on new shape at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
This week will see the second ESA bedrest study investigating a mix of antioxidants and vitamins that could help astronauts to combat the side effects of living in space.
In 1961, an American astronaut reached space for the first time and soared through the heavens in a gumdrop-shaped capsule.
In the 1960s, photographs of Earth taken by the first astronauts captured the imaginations of people across the world. The pictures not only became icons for space exploration, but also the fragility of our planet. But astronauts ...