Space

Captain Kirk was carried into space by Jeff Bezos' rocket ship.
If you crave the Martian life, this could be your dream job.
"Hard to imagine a better divorce outcome than getting 50 billion dollars and then your ex literally leaves the planet."
The Amazon CEO said he'll be on board the first crewed flight of the New Shepard, a rocket made by his company Blue Origin.
The shower, known as the Giacobinids, is set to peak during the night of October 8.
The SpaceX CEO previously said Kanye had his "full support" in his supposed US presidency bid.
Coverage will start at 5pm UK time – and the launch is due to take place just after 9.30pm.
The comet broke into pieces earlier this year – but space fans shouldn't be disheartened just yet.
This week is your best chance of spotting Venus and Mercury in the sky, as a rare cosmic coincidence means both planets are furthest away from the sun. Here’s where and when you can catch them.
The shower will peak in the UK on 21 and 22 October...
For me, the Earth had always been a kind of a safe haven. But I realised it really wasn’t that.
Internal emails expose how NASA scientists missed what they called the "largest asteroid" to "pass this close to Earth in the last century."
Water vapour has been discovered in the atmosphere of another world by researchers at University College London. The ‘super-Earth’, named K2-18b, is 110 light years away – making it the only known planet outside of our solar system with conditions that could support life.
The assembly of the ExoMars rover has been completed. If parachute tests are successful, the rover will launch in July 2020 to search for evidence of life on the red planet.
It’s been half a century since humankind first landed on the moon. When astronaut Neil Armstrong took the first step in 1969, over half a billion people were watching at home for the climax of a Space Race between nations. Twelve people walked on the lunar surface as part of the Apollo missions, and today a new race to return to the moon is underway.
Unlike a solar eclipse, it’s entirely safe to watch a lunar eclipse with the naked eye.
Elon Musk’s space exploration company SpaceX has completed its latest mission, launching the Falcon Heavy rocket into orbit for the third time. In what Musk described as their “most difficult launch ever”, the rocket took 24 satellites into space, carrying NASA’s deep space atomic clock and The Planetary Society’s solar sail, LightSail 2, hoping to develop the technology that will allow humankind to one day explore space further.
The bright spot in the distance was photographed days before the rover detected a possible sign of life on the Red Planet.
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