The International Space Station will perform a brief manoeuvre on Wednesday to dodge a fragment of a defunct Chinese satellite.
Nasa’s James Webb Space Telescope is the most powerful space telescope ever built and a complex piece of mechanical origami that has pushed the limits of human engineering.
Finnish scientists say they have produced coffee from cell cultures with an aroma and taste resembling the real thing.
The first all-civilian crew ever to circle the Earth from space blasted off from Florida on Wednesday aboard a SpaceX rocket ship and soared into orbit.
Yet another billionaire entrepreneur is set to ride into space, strapped inside the capsule of a SpaceX rocket ship.
In a new study, researchers from Purdue University in Indiana, US have shown that pigs can use a digital screen and joystick, operated by their snout, to move a cursor around for rewards.
No one has visited the moon since 1972. But with the advent of commercial human spaceflight, the urge to return is resurgent and generating a new space race.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX is planning the first all-civilian orbital spaceflight later this year, to be led by a technology entrepreneur who will be joined by three other people.
Elon Musk says one of his start-ups has a monkey with wires going into its brain that’s able to play videogames.
Two giant radio galaxies have been discovered with South Africa’s powerful MeerKAT telescope, located in the Karoo.