Using a well-timed laser, NASA scientists have beamed a picture of Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, to a powerful spacecraft orbiting the moon
Space exploration is really bad for our squidgy bodies, but you want to know the worst news? According to new research, it's really, really bad for our squidgy brains too.
Tracking the thousands of tiny objects cluttering up Earth's orbit is becoming an expensive proposition for the military.
Astronomers using the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii recently discovered (pdf) a "super-Jupiter" orbiting the star Kappa Andromedae
Climate change from greenhouse gas emissions might threaten spacecraft as well as people, a scientists suggested on Sunday
The interplanetary internet has been used by an astronaut at the International Space Station (ISS) to send commands to a robot on Earth.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has completed initial experiments showing the mineralogy of Martian soil is similar to weathered basaltic soils of volcanic origin in Hawaii.