Iran's successfully given a live monkey a round trip into space, the country's Al-Alam television channel reports.
A few years ago, if a company had stepped up and said it planned to send unmanned spacecraft to explore the possibility of mining asteroids in near earth orbit, quite a number of us probably would have politely chuckled.
If you're a fan of astronomy or simply enjoy looking up at the nighttime sky, you probably are already familiar with a number of space-related apps for smartphones, such as Google's Sky Map.
Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner says he's all set for his record-breaking attempt to jump from the edge of space next Monday.
SPACE has released a trailer for its upcoming dinosaur hunter spin-off.
The British government is reportedly looking for ways to offset the cost of cleaning up nuclear waste by finding commercial uses for what may be the world's largest stockpile of civil plutonium.
Nervous flyers may not wish to read any further - but if you ever planned to see the world, this is the time to do it.
NASA's Curiosity rover is scheduled to land on the surface of Mars at 1:31 AM EDT on August 6.
Living in space can extend an organism's lifespan - if that organism's a microscopic worm, at least.
When I was little, once a summer my family would travel to the big science museum in Boston, Mass.
Beijing has reiterated its long-standing offer to cooperate with the United States in space.
Solar power collected in space could ultimately be tapped to provide the renewable energy of the future.
A Penn State engineer believes autonomous, self-replicating exobots will ultimately be tasked with exploring the universe.
Astronomers believe they've solved the mystery of how dying stars disintegrate.
Angry Birds has turned out to be one of the most popular titles in the history of video games.
I've always been a big fan of Lego models, especially when uber-geeks take the little bricks and create advanced designs or structures.
Forget about that stack of Playboy magazines you have lying around, because those are so very last century.
The phenomenon known as Angry Birds is taking a giant leap forward into... space?
A colony of tiny worms originally dug up from a city garbage dump has survived a stint in space, in research aimed at helping discover how the human body might cope with a trip to another planet.
Astrobiologists say they've discovered where in outer space complex organic molecules - the building blocks of life - are most likely to form.