As China eyes a manned mission to the Moon, Nasa’s Curiosity has found proof that there was once water – and thus potentially simple life – on the Red Planet
35-year-old completed challenge today after gruelling 500-mile ride in 'vicious' conditions
J C Chandor’s brilliant film starring Robert Redford fulfills all the criteria of new mini-genre of survival stories
US astronauts faced a 'mini blizzard' of ammonia during a rare spacewalk
China has reported landing its Jade Rabbit rover on the moon, in the first soft landing of a rover in nearly four decades today, the latest step in the country's ambitious space programme.
Nasa said crew are safe and experts are working to troubleshoot the problem
Since the US shelved its space programme in the aftermath of the 2008 crash, China has forged ahead, says Steve Connor
This Alfonso Cuaron-directed film has incredible special effects (3D, 12A)
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.
Volunteers will be paid £3,000 a month to stay in bed for 24 hours a day
Bob Geldof is going into space as a passenger on a commercial flight.
Star claims spy satellite he funds helps to curb murderous tendencies of ruler
Although Canadian 'starman' Chris Hadfield is back on Earth, another astronaut is keeping the world's gaze firmly on the sky.
New CST-100 will shuttle NASA astronauts up to the ISS
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The machine was designed to promote a Unicef campaign raising awareness over lack of access to clean water