The privately-launched Cygnus cargo ship delivered critical supplies as well as long-awaited gifts from the astronauts' families
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Friday 11 October 2013
Fourth man in space has died in Colorado following complications from a stroke
Thursday 19 September 2013
It takes an extraordinary physique, high IQ, and years of training to become a bona-fide space-travelling astronaut. But if that rules you out there are plenty of 'experiments' needing volunteers to boldly go where erm, other people might not really want to...
Wednesday 18 September 2013
Classical trumpeter Alison Balsom has been named artist of the year at this year's Gramophone Classical Music Awards - becoming the first British woman to win the prize.
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Volunteers will be paid £3,000 a month to stay in bed for 24 hours a day
Astronaut gets sweet delivery as private company ships chocolate and other foodstuffs to International Space Station
Monday 16 September 2013
A US company is making its debut this week as a space station delivery service – to provide the lone American aboard the orbiting International Space Station with a fresh stash of chocolate.
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Bob Geldof is going into space as a passenger on a commercial flight.
Thursday 29 August 2013
Star claims spy satellite he funds helps to curb murderous tendencies of ruler
Film review: Gravity - George Clooney and Sandra Bullock float freely in this flawed deep space spectacle
Wednesday 28 August 2013
A decade after collaborating on Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban (2003), Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron and British producer David Heyman have combined forces again on Gravity, a 3D survival thriller set in deepest, darkest space. The new film (which opens the Venice Film Festival) is a visual triumph even if its storytelling is less than sure-footed.
A one-way ticket too tempting to ignore: 165,000 apply for mission to colonise Mars - despite no chance of them ever returning to Earth
Friday 23 August 2013
Applications are for a private mission to send four men and women to the Red Planet
Tuesday 13 August 2013
Diet of dehydrated and freeze dried cuisine of the past will give way to fresh food cooked on the Martian surface
Thursday 01 August 2013
Although Canadian 'starman' Chris Hadfield is back on Earth, another astronaut is keeping the world's gaze firmly on the sky.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
New CST-100 will shuttle NASA astronauts up to the ISS
Saturday 20 July 2013
Dinosaurs, hamsters, and a brother's famous bottom
Friday 19 July 2013
The machine was designed to promote a Unicef campaign raising awareness over lack of access to clean water
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Astronauts Chris Cassidy and Luca Parmitano will be carrying out routine maintenance on the ISS
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
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