Robotic spacecraft carries Lego figures of 17th century Italian astronomer, Roman god Jupiter and his wife Juno
'This is the first and only such event that has been caught at its peak'
The little satellite is too far away to be considered a true moon, but has been designated a 'near-Earth companion'
James Donald Halsell Jr took part in five Space Shuttle missions and has been released on bail
The model shuttle reached an altitude of 43 miles before gliding down into the sea
On 30 May, Mars will be the closest it has been to Earth in 11 years
The April figures continue the remarkably warm start to 2016
Nasa believes nine of the newly-discovered planets could be habitable
The crab nebula is shaped by the death of a huge star – a supernova that burnt bright and then died young
The video is the first in a coming series of ultra-high definition videos from the space agency
It is the 11th time in a row the global temperature has smashed the record set by the previous month
Nasa had to tell a climate change denier that actually, fossil fuels aren't cooling the planet
Eugene Cernan went into space three times for Nasa and is the subject of a new documentary, seen by Monica Grady
The 20-minute-long explosion happened 1.2 billion light years away – and could offer hints about the very foundations of the universe
Only two other comets in recorded history have come as close as P/2016 BA14, which will be too small to be visible with the naked eye
The craft will carry supplies up to the International Space Station — and then be intentionally set alight