The year was 1969, and Stafford’s vessel was the first to be equipped with a colour camera, which was beaming live images to an awestruck global audience.
If technological breakthroughs make colliders more affordable, it might be worth building one that is bigger than the Large Hadron Collider.
Astronomers began speculating about these omnivorous 'dark stars' in the 1700s, and since then indirect evidence has slowly accumulated.
India would only be the 4th country to have used such an anti-satellite weapon after the US, Russia and China, said Modi, who heads into general elections next month.
Who would have thought, a smartphone-like software heads to space.
Experts from more than 20 other countries meet in Geneva to see if they can come to an agreement to prevent the militarisation of space
This is a key milestone for Elon Musk, his team and the American space agency
The capsule has made two orbits since its launch from the Kennedy Space Centre.
The 27-foot long Crew Dragon will carry some cargo, radiation monitors and a full-scale “dummy” to replicate an astronaut.
Branson is racing against competitors to bring tourists into space.
The Hayabusa2 space probe observes the surface of the asteroid with its camera and sensing equipment.
Only three other nations have carried out controlled 'soft' landings on the moon – the United States, the former Soviet Union and China.
The international team behind the space survey said their discovery literally shed new light on some of the Universe's deepest secrets.
The US space agency plans to build a small space station in the Moon's orbit by 2026.
The 10cm cub satellite, Kalamsat V2, was launched from Sriharikota space centre in southern Andhra Pradesh state on Thursday.
Richly equipped, comprehensively connected and tough enough for off-road duty, it is a confident companion for business and leisure.
More research is needed to figure out how the pace of asteroid impacts has changed over the past 290 million years or so.
Nasa's lunar orbiter will pass over the Chang'e 4 landing site on January 31 and will snap pictures, as it did for the Chang'e 3 in 2013.
The effort aims to cut the costs of spaceflight and make expensive rocket parts more reusable, like aeroplanes.
The row comes as space exploration remains one of the areas where Washington and Moscow continue active cooperation despite political tensions.
New Horizons embarked on a 4 billion mile journey toward the solar system's frigid, faraway edge to study the dwarf planet Pluto and its five moons.
China launched the Chang'e-4 probe earlier this month.
The cosmic object, known as Ultima Thule, is about the size of the US capital, Washington.
The strong gusts of wind were captured as they moved over the solar panels on InSight, an unmanned lander.