'These ancient Martian flood plains would be great places to explore to search for evidence of past life'
Want to learn more about Martian tsunamis or keeping fit in space? Now you can
A US company has gained permission to carry out the first private mission to the moon, so are we nearer to settling on our celestial neighbour?
Radiation in deep space appears to damage the body's cardiovascular system
The Briton says he might celebrate with pizza following the end of his six-month space mission
Soyuz capsule completes 'deorbit burn' to set the spacecraft on track for re-entry into Earth's atmosphere
The astronaut documented his time on the International Space Station through photographs
The planet, named Kepler-1647b, has been compared to Jupiter due to having a near-identical mass and radius
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