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Two people looking at the night sky

What’s up? Night sky for February 2014

When and where to see the Moon and planets this month.

Orion Nebula

Weekly space gallery for January 18, 2014

We bring you the latest amazing astronomy and space exploration images from around the cosmos.

Small sky map showing the Moon near Aldebaran

What’s up? The night sky for January 2014

Here’s our guide to when and where to see the Moon and planets for the month of January 2014.

Artist's concept of MAVEN

NASA Mars mission set for launch

The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission aims to find out why Mars lost most of its atmosphere.

MSL image of Mount Sharp

Mars: sharp image of Mount Sharp

Remarkable new panorama of mountain on Mars, and the ultimate aim for NASA’s Curiosity rover.

Two people observing the night sky

What’s up? Night sky for February 2013

When and where to see the Moon and planets this month.

Tycho crater, seen from the Surveyor 7 spacecraft

Surveyor 7: Setting the scene for Apollo

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the launch of the last Surveyor mission to the Moon.

What’s up? Night sky for January 2013

What’s up? Night sky for January 2013

When and where to see the Moon and planets this month.

Curiosity Spotted on Parachute by Orbiter

Curiosity spotted from above

Incredible image snapped by a NASA orbiter, showing Curiosity descending under its parachute.

Image of Mars from the Curiosity rover

Curiosity rover lands on Mars

Following a perfect landing, NASA’s Curiosity rover sends back its first images.