The Dawn probe has entered orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres as planned.
The small planet is the largest body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
An ancient ocean on the surface of Mars held more liquid water than the Earth's Arctic Ocean, scientists believe.Read the full story ›
NASA's Dawn probe is preparing to make an historic rendezvous with the dwarf planet Ceres.Read the full story ›
International Space Station astronaut Terry Virts has tweeted a picture of a Vulcan salute from orbit as he paid tribute to the late Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy:
Buzz Aldrin's space selfie is among hundreds of vintage Nasa photographs which are set to go under the hammer.Read the full story ›
NASA has released stunning video of the northern lights being chased away by the dawn.Read the full story ›
An image taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope appears to show a smiling face made of galaxies.Read the full story ›
US space agency Nasa and Noaa Satellites cancel launch into space, to jettison its Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite.Read the full story ›
Scientists have discovered the oldest known earth-size planets discovered which they say raises the prospect of 'ancient life'.Read the full story ›
There will be a rare chance to see an asteroid pass so close to the Earth you will be able to see it with binoculars on Monday night.Read the full story ›