A Dutch astronaut had to be rescued after his sailing boat got into difficulty off the Sussex coast. Physicist Wubbo Johannes Ockels - who flew into space in 1985 - was in his schooner when its engines failed seven miles from Newhaven last night. He was then towed to safety by Newhaven RNLI.
Neil Armstrong - the first man on the Moon - died in hospitalRead the full story ›
Clear skies tonight will make for good viewing of the annual meteor shower called The Perseids because of where they appear in the sky.Read the full story ›
Eddie Howland sent us this picture of the 'super' moon just before Midnight in Burges Hill, in a break in the cloud that lasted just a few minutes.
The moon came within about 221,802 miles of the Earth. That is about 15,300 miles closer than average.Read the full story ›
The Juice (Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer) mission will investigate the possibility of "waterworlds" that may harbour life.Read the full story ›