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Nasa's New Horizons mission has captured the more detailed ever images of the dwarf planet
Mission control forgot to pack a toothbrush for Valentina Tereshkova's voyage
Luhman 16B is the nearest brown dwarf to Earth, and the third nearest star system to our solar system
The vessel is being woken, hopefully, by the 'most important alarm clock in the solar system'
It's hoped the way they adapt their foraging behavior will help to develop smarter robots
A riff on a cosmic joke turns this space comedy into something far greater
Photos capturing the Nasa Challenger space shuttle disaster of 1986 have been discovered in an attic.
Our technology expert reflects on this year’s Consumer Electronics Show
Chris Hadfield, the singing astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station, has taken on a role as cultural ambassador for Ireland.
Lap of the Planet is due to air in March with two other space spin-offs planned
A coronal mass ejection two days ago could make the aurora visible
Britain will next year have its own space-weather centre for predicting the arrival of solar “super-storms” that can trigger electricity blackouts across whole cities and knock out GPS satellites, the Government will announce today.
Three wide-margin wins over England have put the hosts in an unassailable lead already
US astronauts faced a 'mini blizzard' of ammonia during a rare spacewalk
It is also expected to discover thousands of previously unknown objects