A new space telescope has discovered its first Earth-sized planet in a star system beyond the sun.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched its massive Falcon Heavy rocket on Thursday for Saudi Arabia’s Arabsat, the rocket’s first mission for a paying customer.
US Vice President Mike Pence has called for American astronauts to return to the moon within five years.
No-one was on board the Dragon capsule that launched Saturday on its first test flight, only an instrumented dummy.
Nasa’s longest-running rover on Mars, Opportunity, has been pronounced dead – 15 years after it landed on the Red Planet.
Jeff Bezos’s rocket company, Blue Origin, has launched Nasa experiments into space on a brief test flight. The New Shepard rocket blasted off from west Texas, hoisting a capsule containing the experiments.