The 20-minute-long explosion happened 1.2 billion light years away – and could offer hints about the very foundations of the universe
The craft will carry supplies up to the International Space Station — and then be intentionally set alight
The first of two European spacecraft probing for life on the red planet will leave Earth from Kazakhstan on Monday
The exhibition, which ends on Sunday, has sold more than 140,000 tickets in just six months
As ISS astronauts return to a battery of tests, NASA is gathering data for even longer trips
'Mars was a very different planet to the one we are able to see today'
The unprecedented number of hopeful space cadets could lead Nasa to change its process
From studying stardust to probing the origins of the solar system, to space ports and satellites, a science park in Harwell is the hub of a booming British space industry. Margareta Pagano reports
In the past there have been claims for an extra 'Planet X' – but none of them have fully held up so far
Countries will be unable to tell whether damage to military satellites during collisions is caused by debris or deliberate attacks by other countries
'She said ‘Daddy, what you need to do is go find a new planet so that people will no longer be sad about Pluto’'
The gas-giant planet is believed to be ten times the mass of Earth and as big as Neptune
The mission had to be terminated early due to the build of a small water bubble in his colleague's helmet
Major Tim Peake will spend six hours out fixing solar panels in the International Space Station
Sirius, popularly known as the Dog Star and the brightest in the sky, will be particularly prominent this month
Betty Barker, 79, said she put the phone down because she didn’t want to 'take any more notice' of the astronaut