John F Kennedy wanted to work with the Soviet Union to put a man on the Moon and never intended the programme to be a nationalistic American endeavour, an eminent historian has claimed. Space race expert
A satellite zooming around Mars spotted a lone machine, the Curiosity Rover, exploring the rugged Martian terrain. The car-sized rover, which has traveled almost 13 miles on Mars over the last seven years,
Eta Carinae is a binary star system. In layman terms, this is a system consisting of two rotating suns. Both stars are humongous - the first is 30 times bigger than our sun and the second, 90 times. The
Beyond the mysterious haze, NASA is ready to answer some of the solar system's biggest questions. Yesterday, NASA announced it was sending a drone-style quadcopter named Dragonfly to Titan. Saturn's largest
When Gary George bought a truckload of videotapes for $218 from a US government surplus auction more than 40 years ago, he planned to sell them to television stations – to record over. Fortunately, he
NASA is eyeing up a nearby asteroid that contains enough gold to make everyone on Earth a billionaire. Psyche 16 is nestled between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter and is made of solid metal. As well as
NASA is constantly updating us on any sights of asteroids near our Earth along with their probability of hitting our planet. For instance, just last week, ESA predicted that asteroid 2006 QV89 has a 1-in-7000
A core part of a SpaceX rocket narrowly missed a landing pad, crashed into the sea, and exploded during a test that CEO Elon Musk described as the "most difficult" in company history. At around 2:30 a.m.