SEE | A first for NASA as spacewalk conducted by two women

2019-10-18 16:15

US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir became the first all-female pairing to carry out a spacewalk, following a spacesuit flub earlier this year that caused the historic mission to be aborted.

JAW-DROPPING PICS | Geological survey showcase stunning views of the planet

2019-10-16 19:41

The US Geological survey has unveiled stunning views of the Earth.

WATCH | 'Space is hard' - Musk on SpaceX, NASA mission delay

2019-10-11 10:53

SpaceX could launch US astronauts to the International Space Station as early as next year if tests on the company's long-delayed Crew Dragon capsule prove conclusive, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine says.

A huge explosion sliced through our galaxy just 3.5 million years ago, as human ancestors walked the Earth. Scientists think it was nuclear activity in the black hole at the Milky Way's centre.

2019-10-09 18:15

NASA's Hubble telescope found traces of the explosion in a gas stream beyond the Milky Way, "dramatically" changing scientists' view of our galaxy.

A giant elevator could connect Earth to space using current technology, experts say — here's how that might work

2019-10-07 10:06

A space elevator could make it easier, cheaper, and more sustainable to transport cargo and people from the surface of Earth or the moon to space.

A mesmerizing NASA animation shows how a nearby black hole would warp spacetime like a fun-house mirror

2019-09-28 15:07

The visualization gives context to the first-ever photograph of a black hole, which scientists released in April.

WATCH | Emirati makes history as first Arab to reach ISS

2019-09-26 10:47

An Emirati has made history as the first Arab to reach the International Space Station, after blasting off from Kazakhstan.

Ukraine president on Trump call | Johnson faces angry UK parliament: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-09-26 05:54

Ukraine president thought only Trump side of call would go public | Boris Johnson faces raucous Parliament; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

India has found its crashed lander on the moon still in one piece, and its failure looks a lot like Israel’s

2019-09-09 13:58

"We have found the location of Lander Vikram on the lunar surface," Kailasavadivoo Sivan, Chairman of the ISRO said.

India loses contact with Moon lander

2019-09-07 07:50

India's space programme suffered a huge setback after it lost contact with an unmanned spacecraft moments before it was due to make a historic soft landing on the Moon.

 

NASA's Hubble space telescope just took incredible photos of a visiting comet from another star system

2019-10-16 20:29

NASA also released a time-lapse video of the comet, 2I/Borisov, hurtling past the sun. The images show a halo of dust surrounding the alien object.

The ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus contains the building blocks of life, NASA data reveals

2019-10-12 12:29

NASA data revealed the most basic ingredients of life in bursts from an ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus.

A winner of this year's Nobel prize in physics is convinced we'll detect alien life in 100 years. Here are 13 reasons why we haven't made contact yet.

2019-10-11 08:51

A Nobel prize-winner thinks we'll detect aliens within 100 years, possibly sooner. Other scientists think we might never make contact.

DISCOVERY | 20 new moons puts Saturn ahead of Jupiter

2019-10-09 11:08

Astronomers discover 20 new moons around Saturn, making it the planet with the most number of moons in the solar system.

An adorable photo shows 9 astronauts and cosmonauts hanging out in the International Space Station. Here's why the orbiting lab is so crowded.

2019-10-03 18:00

The International Space Station has held up to 13 people in the past. Three of the astronauts up there now will return to Earth on Thursday.

SpaceX wants to buy a small US neighbourhood. If residents say no, a nonprofit that supports the company wields a power to force them out.

2019-09-26 18:01

SpaceX can't force people out of Boca Chica Village, Texas. But Cameron County's Spaceport Development Corporation, which is friendly to SpaceX, can.

SEE | Rocket carrying Emirati, Russian, American blasts off for ISS

2019-09-26 08:50

A rocket blasted off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan with an Emirati on board who will be the first Arab on the International Space Station.

Lakes of methane on Saturn's moon Titan may be the craters of giant explosions, a new study shows

2019-09-10 18:02

NASA's Cassini probe at Saturn revealed lakes with steep rims on Titan. They could be craters created by exploding nitrogen.

India lost contact with its moon lander, and an astronomer thinks the spacecraft crashed into the lunar surface

2019-09-07 16:00

The Vikram moon lander disappeared from communications just 1.3 miles above the lunar surface. An astronomer thinks the data indicates a crash.

India scheduled to land its 'baby' on the Moon

2019-09-06 17:47

With India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi at mission control and millions more watching nationwide, India hopes this weekend to become only the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the Moon.

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