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Emirati makes history becoming first Arab to reach space

In Dubai, Mansoori hailed as national hero.

Nasa spend big to send astronauts, first woman to moon by...

Three Orion capsules being built with Mars the next target.

Australia to help Trump reach the moon, and beyond

Australia plans beefing up space sector, tripling its cost to A$12 billion. 

Nasa looks into melting ocean ice above Greenland glaciers

Nasa scientists are dropping probes to collect data on how oceans contribute to the rapid melt of Greenland's ice.

Nasa investigates first crime committed in space

Summer Worden files a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission after learning astronaut Anne McClain accessed her financial records while on a space mission.

Docking aborted for Russia’s first humanoid robot in space

Russia's space industry has suffered a series of setbacks from accidents and corruption scandals in recent years.

Space telescope offers rare glimpse of Earth-sized exoplanet

LHS 3844b, an exoplanet about 1.3 times the size of Earth, is locked in a tight orbit around a small, relatively cool star called a red dwarf.

Nasa descends on Icelandic lava field to prepare for Mars

The robotic space explorer will continue the work of the "Curiosity" rover, which has been exploring Mars since 2012.

Apollo moon rocks shed new light on Earth’s volcanoes

By examining samples from the moon, scientists are analysing how gravity affects the magma within rocky bodies billions of years ago.

At 82, NASA pioneer Sue Finley is still reaching for the...

Sue Finley defies stereotypes of women in science as NASA's longest serving woman starting out as its 'human computer' to match Soviet Union.

The Moon now has hundreds of artifacts. Should they be protected?

Experts are calling to grant heritage status to lunar sites marked with NASA artefacts to protect them from future tourists and human activity.

Great leaps in science thanks to Apollo

NASA's Apollo programme was also the catalyst for profound scientific and engineering breakthroughs that reverberate to th

The mission of a lifetime: A drone on Titan in 2034

Nasa scientist Elizabeth Turtle gets her project to send a drone quadcopter to Titan, Saturn's largest moon, approved.

Centuries of Moon depictions on display in New York

Some 400 years of depictions of the Moon, particularly via photography, are going on display at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing.

Guardians of Apollo: The curators preserving the Moon mission’s legacy

Curators at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum's annex in Washington DC help to preserve the relics of the historic NASA moon landing missions.

NASA will fly a drone to Titan to search for life

The Dragonfly mission, which will launch in 2026, will send a rotorcraft to fly to dozens of locations across the icy moon.

A Martian methane belch melts away

NASA's Curiosity Rover detects the highest-ever levels of methane gas over the course of its seven-year mission on the Red Planet, raising hopes it could be evidence of the existence of microbial life.

Costs, delays mount for Boeing’s NASA launch system, audit finds

NASA's flagship space launch system which is being built by Boeing is taking longer than expected with cost overruns of nearly US$2 billion.

What happened to the Apollo goodwill moon rocks?

While some hold pride of place in museums and scientific institutions, many others are unaccounted for.

NASA buka stesen angkasa lepas kepada pelancong

Menurut CNBC, misi pelancong ke ISS akan menelan kos AS$50 juta dengan NASA mengaut keuntungan sebanyak AS$35,000 setiap perjalanan.

Trump: NASA should stop talking about going back to the Moon

US President Donald Trump rarely tweets about space or NASA.

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

The tourists will pay NASA for their use of the station, for food, water and use of the life support system.

NASA executive quits weeks after appointment

His departure comes after lawmakers rejected NASA's proposal to create a separate directorate to oversee future lunar missions.

After the Moon, people on Mars by 2033…or 2060

'The Moon is our path to get to Mars in the fastest, safest way possible. That's why we go to the Moon,' NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine says.