An astronaut has set off for NASA's first year-long mission to the International Space Station - leaving his identical twin back on Earth.Read the full story ›
Scientists believe they may have found signs of life on another world, after spotting evidence of a deep ocean on one of Jupiter's moons.Read the full story ›
A Soyuz capsule carrying two Russians and a US astronaut landed in Kazakhstan after six months on the International Space Station (ISS).Read the full story ›
The US space agency NASA's Dawn spacecraft has become the first mission to achieve orbit around a dwarf planet.Read the full story ›
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 ›
Buzz Aldrin's space selfie is among hundreds of vintage Nasa photographs which are set to go under the hammer.Read the full story ›
A British woman who has been shortlisted to travel to Mars has described the feeling as "like queuing up for a rollercoaster".
Clare Weedon is one of five Brits down to the final 100 people who could be chosen for the one-way trip.
The 27-year-old told ITV News: "It's like queuing up for a rollercoaster - you're terrified but you're so excited."
NASA has released stunning video of the northern lights being chased away by the dawn.Read the full story ›