The first “Mars Utah Rover Field Investigation” run by the UK Space Agency and the Canadian Space Agency. This daring project will involve the operation of a Mars Rover test platform in Utah, while controlling the Rover and its scientific instruments, will be …
Today marks the 10th anniversary of Hinode’s launch, a satellite which observes the Sun’s activity in high resolution.
Today (Friday 29 April) Tim Peake controlled a Mars rover at Airbus’ Mars yard in Stevenage from onboard the International Space Station (ISS).
This image of the Hellas Basin was taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera on the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Mars Express later last year (6 December 2016).
Celebrate 20 years of uninterrupted views of our Sun. In December 1995, the ESA-NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) launched into space, eventually reaching around 1.5 million kilometres closer to the Sun. From protecting our planet to investigating how the …
Today marks the anniversary of NASA's Swift satellite, which rode to orbit aboard a Delta II rocket on November 20, 2004. Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are the most powerful explosions in the universe. These bursts are thought to be connected to …
The countdown is on for the launch of Europe’s LISA Pathfinder (LPF) spacecraft.
This image shows one of Saturn’s many moons. Dione is one of over 60 moons to be discovered so far. Taken from the Cassini orbiter, the image shows it move across its parent planet.
This week (5 October 2015) thousands of images from the Apollo space missions were put into public domain.
This week's image of the week (1 October 2015) is of Hale Crater on Mars showing large, dark, narrow streaks believed to be caused by seasonal flow of water.