Well, that's our vacation sorted: Space Adventures says it has three seats for sale for 2013 flights to the International Space Station.
Hubble scientists have released a picture of a strange green blob floating near a neighboring spiral galaxy.
The European Space Agency has released the fist results from its Planck mission, focusing on the coldest objects in the universe.
Scientists have for the first time discovered that antimatter is regularly being produced on Earth - by thunderstorms.
Astronomers have been astonished to find a supermassive black hole in the center of a tiny low-mass galaxy, suggesting that such black holes can form before their host galaxies.
Astronomers have found the smallest planet yet outside our solar system, a rocky planet about one and a half times the size of Earth.
NASA's having another shot at regaining communication with the Mars rover Spirit, bogged down in a Martian crater for the last eighteen months.
A ten-year-old Canadian girl has become the youngest-ever person to discover a supernova.
A new global project will, for the first time, be able to track astrophysical events across the sky as they happen.
NASA has found four more cracks in the Discovery shuttle's fuel tank, but says it believes it can repair them in time to launch on February 3 as planned.
Five hundred 'space artifacts' are set for the auctioneer's block later this month - including a Playboy calendar photo that made it to the moon in 1969.
An Indian rocket was deliberately blown up on Christmas Day less than a minute after launch.
According to the New Testament, the guiding light that led the failthful to the birth of baby Jesus was the Star of Bethlehem.
The Apophis asteroid (99942) is expected to pass uncomfortably close to Earth in 2036.
A new study from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory could tell us more about how black holes are created - and about the future of the black hole at the heart of our own galaxy.
The world's largest neutrino observatory was completed on Saturday, with the installation of the final string of optical sensors in the IceCube Neutrino Observatory.
NASA is working on a topographic map of the moon showing its mysterious dark side in greater detail than ever before.
Back in May 2010, shortly after it was launched, I wrote a speculative piece about the military's X-37B experimental unmanned craft.
Researchers at the University of the Basque Country say they've been monitoring a cyclone on Saturn for more than five years, making it the longest-lasting cyclone ever found on any of the giant planets.
New images from the Hubble Space Telescope show an appropriately festive-looking bubble of gas in our neighbouring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud.