A Russian Proton-M carrier rocket failed to deliver a Mexican communications satellite and crashed in Siberia on Saturday soon after launch.Read the full story ›
An unmanned cargo ship will not dock with the International Space Station because of problems after it launched, the head of the Russian space agency said.
Igor Komarov, head of Roscosmos, listed a series of problems that had made the Progress freighter tumble out of control since early yesterday and added: "Because of this, the craft's continued flight and its docking with the ISS is not possible."
A new picture released by Nasa shows that one of Saturn's moons looks very much like a bath sponge floating in spaceRead the full story ›
Nasa says New Horizons spacecraft is three months from returning with first-ever close up images Pluto and its system of moons.Read the full story ›
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 ›