The European Space Agency's (ESA) Herschel space observatory has snapped several images of the breathtaking Vela C region - the most massive of the four parts of the Vela complex.
European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut André Kuipers is running experiments on the International Space Station (ISS) to help scientists improve their understanding of conditions deep inside the Earth.
An experiment carried out on the Internatonal Space Station has shown that lichen can survive in outer space - lending support to the 'panspermia' theory that life arrived here from elsewhere.
Here's what the organizer of E3 has to say about next month's event.
ESA's Herschel Space Observatory has discovered a giant, galaxy-filled filament connecting two clusters of galaxies.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is shifting its focus to study Jupiter's icy moons and plans on launching a mission from Kourou, French Guiana, in 2022.
The European Space Agency is to launch a mission to the sun that will get closer than ever before.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has lost contact with Envisat, its flagship Earth-observing satellite.
ESA’s Mars Express has discovered a series of 'pit-chains' in the Tharsis region of Mars that could, says ESA, be tempting targets in the search for microbial life.
Astronomers have combined infrared and X-ray observations from two space telescopes - Herschel and XMM Newton - to create a unique look at violent events within the giant galaxy Centaurus A.
We've got Jupiter to thank for the spectacular meteor showers associated with Halley's comet, says an Armagh Observatory astronomer.
Europe's launched its heaviest-ever cargo to the International Space Station, carrying food, water, air and fuel, as well as experiments and spares.
A newly discovered asteroid will come so close to Earth next year that it actually passes below many man-made satellites.
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have identified a new type of planet - a waterworld surrounded by a thick, steamy atmosphere.
Venus's rotation is slowing down - and scientists aren't at all certain as to why.
Europe's new Vega rocket has successfully lifted off from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana, taking nine satellites into orbit.
ESA says its Mars Express probe has returned some of the strongest evidence yet that an ocean once covered part of Mars.
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) spent a whopping $1.1 million lobbying Congress, the FCC, the FTC and other government agencies during the third quarter of 2011.
Communication with the stranded Phobos-Grunt Martian probe is coming and going, following a first successful contact on Tuesday.
The European Space Agency says that one of its ground stations has managed to re-establish contact with Russia's Phobos-Grunt probe, two weeks after control was lost.