A spaceship set to be used as a taxi service for NASA is due to lift off today.
Scientists have discovered evidence sitting right under their noses that indicates there may have been more water on Mars than previously thought.
Well, they're off: six trained astronauts on a 520 day mission to... Moscow.
Mission controllers for the Mars Express have created a video showing the view as the spaceship orbits Mars.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has helped solve two forty-year-old mysteries and delivered new information about climate change on Mars.
NASA is working on new satellite-aided search and rescue technology that will make it quicker to find people in distress.
NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander - which landed two years ago today - will not be rising from the ashes.
The Earth may be about to move into a million-degree cloud of interstellar gas, according to Polish and US scientists.
Boeing has completed prelaunch testing for the first of 12 next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF navigation spacecraft.
The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is poised to launch a probe on a two-year mission to study the weather and explore the enigmatic surface of cloud-shrouded Venus.
It seems to be a day for carelessness. First Apple loses another iPhone prototype, and now Jupiter's lost a belt.
It's so, so annoying when stuff gets mislaid, so it must be a great relief to astronomers to be able to say they've probably found the nearby universe's missing matter.
Dutch astronomers believe they have found a super-massive black hole that's recoiling out of its galaxy at high speed.
ESA's Herschel telescope has snapped an embryonic star likely to turn into one of the biggest and brightest in our galaxy within the next few hundred thousand years.
A new space technology project will deliver near-real-time video, sensors and assessment results worldwide in the wake of natural disasters.
Using a CSIRO radio telescope, astronomers have caught an enormous cloud of cosmic gas and dust in the process of collapsing in on itself. They hope the discovery could help establish how massive stars form.
Avatar director James Cameron has persuaded NASA to let him help design a high-resolution 3D camera for the next Mars Rover.
A rock commonly found on Mars could, against expectations, preserve fossils, raising hopes that evidence of life on Mars may one day be found.
A multi-million-dollar space balloon crashed on takeoff this morning in Australia, hitting a car.
For the first time, water and organic molecules have been detected on an asteroid. The discovery lends plausibility to the theory that both life on earth and water arrived through asteroid strikes.