As NASA celebrates the 45th anniversary of the first crewed lunar landing, it is taking steps along the part to its next giant leap – sending astronauts to Mars.
The Orion spacecraft will need huge parachutes to bring it safely back to the ground. These videos show how it will all work.
The Sun has unleashed a huge eruption of plasma, or coronal mass ejection, spotted by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory spacecraft.
It’s not too late to grab one of these beautiful 2014 astronomy and space exploration calendars.
Astronomers have announced the discovery of another handful of planets as they work on expanding the galactic planetary census.
The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission aims to find out why Mars lost most of its atmosphere.
New US rocket completes its maiden flight, launching a simulated payload into Earth orbit.
First test flight of the Apollo lunar module was launched 45 years ago today.
European service module will power NASA’s crew module on deep space missions.