Space

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

UK to land rover on the Moon by 2021

UK to land rover on the Moon by 2021

The UK would become only the fourth country to land a rover on the Moon.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Half of children believe life on Mars possible, study says

Half of children believe life on Mars possible, study says

Nearly half of the nation’s children believe humans will live on Mars within their lifetime, a study has found.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

First-ever close up image of black hole revealed

First-ever image of black hole revealed

First-ever image of black hole revealed

Astronomers have revealed the first close-up images of a monster black hole during a global event.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

NASA’s first all-female spacewalk cancelled due to spacesuit size issue

All-female spacewalk cancelled

All-female spacewalk cancelled

NASA’s first ever all-female spacewalk will no longer go ahead as planned because of a late change to one of the astronaut’s spacesuit size requirements.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Mars

NASA spacecraft sends 'selfie' from surface of Mars

NASA spacecraft sends 'selfie' from surface of Mars

A spacecraft that spent seven months travelling through space has sent back a 'selfie' from the surface of Mars.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

European spacecraft to start searching for life on Mars

European spacecraft to start searching for life on Mars

European spacecraft to start searching for life on Mars

The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter is set to begin its mission within two weeks

Friday, April 6, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

Richard Branson: commercial space travel 'tantalisingly close'

Richard Branson: commercial space travel 'tantalisingly close'

Richard Branson: commercial space travel 'tantalisingly close'

Virgin Galactic conducted a successful test of its spaceship Unity

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Elon Musk's car in space 'will start to deterioratie within a year'

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster 'will be destroyed within a year'

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster 'will be destroyed within a year'

The souped-up car was sent to space in SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

'UK Government is probably researching UFOs', says former investigator

'UK Government is probably researching UFOs', says former investigator

'UK Government is probably researching UFOs', says former investigator

The US Department of Defence has admitted to running a secret UFO research programme

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could 'replace humans altogether'

Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could 'replace humans altogether'

Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could 'replace humans altogether'

The physicist says artificial intelligence may be able to improve itself and outperform human beings

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

China launches remote sensing satellite for Venezuela

China launches remote sensing satellite for Venezuela

China launches remote sensing satellite for Venezuela

A remote sensing satellite is technology which detects and classify objects on which are on earth

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Asteroid expected to closely pass earth next week

Asteroid expected to closely pass earth next week

Asteroid expected to closely pass earth next week

The asteroid is thought to be roughly 10 to 30 metres in diameter

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Norway residents furious over US radar interfering with TV signal

Norway residents furious over US radar interfering with TV signal

Norway residents furious over US radar interfering with TV signal

Local Arnt Edmund Jensen claims the interference has gone on for years and gets worse on Saturdays

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

China denies reports about recruiting a foreign astronomer to search for aliens

China denies reports it has recruited a foreign astronomer to search for aliens

China denies reports it has recruited a foreign astronomer to search for aliens

Reports claimed the Chinese Academy of Sciences was looking for someone to run a 500 metre aperture spherical telescope

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Nasa to send the best tweet it finds to Voyager space probe

Nasa to send one amazing tweet to Voyager space probe

Nasa to send one amazing tweet to Voyager space probe

If you think you're a Twitter hit, you might want to try sending a tweet further than it's ever been before

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Asteroid in Earth flyby to be used by NASA to test 'planetary defence system'

Nasa to test 'planetary defence system' in asteroid fly-by

Nasa to test 'planetary defence system' in asteroid fly-by

The rock, called 2012 TC4, will pass the planet at a distance of 6,880 kilometres

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Astronomers record finest details yet on gamma-ray bursts

Astronomers record gamma-ray bursts in finest-ever detail

Astronomers record gamma-ray bursts in finest-ever detail

Several telescopes were used to gain more information about gamma-ray bursts, one of the most explosive incidents in the entire universe

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

3D printed drone sends first images back to earth from International Space Station

WATCH: 3D printed drone sends first images back to earth from International Space Station

WATCH: 3D printed drone sends first images back to earth from ISS

The Int-Ball drone was created by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and has been on board the ISS since June

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

Nasa confirms there are no humans on Mars, after conspiracy theories suggest children live there as slaves

Children being kept as slaves on Mars, claims conspiracy theorist praised by Donald Trump

Children being kept as slaves on Mars, claims activist praised by Trump

Robert David Steele said children are being sent to Mars by Nasa, Donald Trump has also previously praised his work

Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

Nasa business partner says aliens exist and are living among us on earth

Nasa contractor says aliens exist and are living among us on earth

Nasa contractor says aliens exist and are living among us on earth

Robert Bigelow claims he'll probably spend more than anyone in America looking at the presence of aliens

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

'Person who irons Trump's wig every morning' - Twitter suggests new jobs for Katie Hopkins

'Person who irons Trump's wig every morning' - Twitter suggests new jobs for Katie Hopkins

'Ironing Trump's wig everyday' - Twitter suggests new jobs for Katie Hopkins

Katie Hopkins has agreed to leave LBC, so now she's got more time on her hands, Twitter has been suggesting new jobs for her

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Footage released of Cassini's first dive between Saturn's rings

WATCH Amazing footage of Cassini's first dive between Saturn's rings

WATCH Amazing footage of Cassini's first dive between Saturn's rings

The spacecraft completed its first five in April this year

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Nasa discovers landslide on Ceres which looks like Bart Simpson

Nasa finds Bart Simpson on dwarf planet Ceres

Nasa finds Bart Simpson on dwarf planet Ceres

Nasa and the Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered that 20-30% of craters which are wider than 10 kilometres on Ceres have some form of landslide

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Nasa cyber chief claims it's only a matter of time before hackers target space missions

Nasa cyber chief claims it's only a matter of time before hackers target space missions

Nasa cyber chief claims hackers will soon target space missions

The chief information officer for IT security at Nasa has said her focus for the next year is to improve Nasa's cyber security in preparation for attacks

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

SpaceX plans to launch reused rocket for first time

SpaceX plans to launch reused rocket for first time

SpaceX plans to launch reused rocket for first time

If SpaceX can reuse rockets for space travel it could drive down costs within the industry

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Nasa plans to make Mars more habitable by changing atmosphere with giant magnet

Nasa plans to make Mars more habitable by changing atmosphere with giant magnet

Nasa plans to make Mars more habitable by changing atmosphere with giant magnet

Nasa has announced a plan to use a huge magnet to change the atmosphere on Mars to make it more suitable for humans to live there

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Founder of Amazon plans to start sending deliveries to the moon for 'future human settlement'

Founder of Amazon plans to start moon delivery service for 'future human settlement'

Founder of Amazon plans to start sending deliveries to the moon

The founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has claimed he wants to create a delivery service to the moon in order to provide for 'future human settlement'

Astronauts radiation shield to be tested on mission to the moon

Astronaut radiation shield to be tested on mission to the moon

Astronaut radiation shield to be tested on mission to the moon

A vest which has been designed to protect astronauts from solar particles in deep space is to be tested on a mission to the moon

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Astronomers discover 'giant blob of gas' which could hide black hole 10 million light years away

Astronomers discover 'giant blob of gas' that could hide black hole 10 million light years away

Astronomers discover 'giant blob of gas' that could hide huge black hole

The blob is growing very brightly and scientists are rather excited

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

SpaceX: 'It is the next logical step to take tourists to the moon, but we can't underestimate the danger', says The Planetary Society

'It is the next logical step to take tourists to the moon, but we can't underestimate the danger', says The Planetary Society

SpaceX: 'It is the next logical step to take tourists to the moon'

SpaceX have announced that they will fly two tourists around the moon in 2018

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

'We probably can't visit the newly discovered planets, but they are an amazing discovery', says Planetary Society

'We probably can't visit the newly discovered planets, but they are an amazing discovery', says Planetary Society

'We probably can't visit the newly discovered planets, but they are amazing'

Seven planets which are close to the size of earth have been discovered around a small star 39 light years away, three of them could possibly sustain life

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

SpaceX cargo ship aborts mission to International Space Station

SpaceX cargo capsule aborts mission to International Space Station

SpaceX cargo capsule aborts mission to International Space Station

A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship has aborted its mission to the International Space Station, after a software glitch

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Astronomers discover 'super-earth' along with more than 100 new planets

Astronomers discover 'super-earth' among more than 100 new planets

Astronomers discover 'super-earth' among more than 100 new planets

Astronomers have discovered a 'super-earth' near our solar system as well as more than 100 new planets, which they say could possibly sustain life

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Nasa say if a human colony lived on Mars it would probably be wiped out quickly

Nasa say if a human colony lived on Mars it would probably be wiped out quickly

Nasa say if a human colony lived on Mars it would probably be wiped out quickly

Nasa has discovered that if a human colony was to live on Mars, the chances of being swiftly wiped out would very high, after more impact craters have been discovered on the planet's surface

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Plans for first UK commercial spaceflight launching within three years to be announced

Government wants UK commercial spaceflights within three years

Government wants UK commercial spaceflights within three years

The Government is to announce plans for the UK to launch its first commercial spaceflight within three years

SpaceX to send lethal superbug to International Space Station

SpaceX to send lethal MRSA superbug to International Space Station

SpaceX to send lethal superbug to International Space Station

SpaceX is planning on sending a dangerous bacterium to the International Space Station in order to conduct research into the treatment of MRSA

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

SpaceX plan to send a rocket to space every two weeks

SpaceX plans to send a rocket to space every two weeks despite safety concerns

SpaceX plans to send a rocket to space every two weeks

SpaceX is aiming to send a rocket to space every two to three weeks, after a new launch pad in Florida opens

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Japan's space junk collector has failed, and there are only a few days left to fix it

Japan's space junk 'fishing net' has failed - and there are only a few days to fix it

Japan's space junk 'fishing net' has failed - and there are only days to fix it

The Kounotori 6 spacecraft, which was supposed to collect space junk has failed, space agency Jaxa only has a few days to fix the craft before it is set to return to earth

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Saturn's outer B ring

Nasa releases stunning images of Saturn's rings

Nasa releases stunning images of Saturn's rings

Nasa has taken stunning images of Saturn's rings which reveal unprecedented details of the icy particles orbiting the planet

Friday, January 27, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

China plans mission to the moon to collect lunar material in November

China plans mission to the moon to collect lunar material in November

China plans mission to the moon to collect lunar material in November

The mission, named Chang'e 5, will be China's first automated moon surface-sampling probe

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Nasa researchers enter an isolated dome in Hawaii for eight months

Nasa scientists spending eight months in Hawaii volcano to replicate Mars

Nasa scientists spending eight months in Hawaii volcano to replicate Mars

Nasa researchers will enter an isolated dome at a Hawaii volcano today, and stay there for eight months in order to study human behaviour in space exploration

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The last man to walk on the moon Gene Cernan, dies aged 82

The last man to walk on the moon Gene Cernan, dies aged 82

The last man to walk on the moon, Gene Cernan, dies aged 82

Former astronaut Gene Cernan has died, aged 82, he was the last man to walk on the moon in December 1972

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

Nasa release amazing new image of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Nasa releases amazing new image of Jupiter megastorm that's even bigger than earth

Nasa releases amazing new image of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Nasa have released an amazing new image of Jupiter's Great Red Spot, the megastorm which has been raging on the planet for centuries

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Thursday, December 29, 2016

China claims its scientists will be on Mars in just four years

China claims its astronauts will be on Mars in just four years

China claims its astronauts will be on Mars in just four years

Beijing insists it will also land on the dark side of the moon in two years

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Uranus may have two more tiny moons, bringing the total to 29

Uranus may have two more tiny moons, bringing the total to 29

Uranus may have two more tiny moons, bringing the total to 29

Uranus may have two more moons circling around it, according to astronomers, which could explain fluctuations in the planet's dark rings

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Lava from a volcano on Venus may be flowing

Volcano on Venus may be active, say scientists

Volcano on Venus may be active, say scientists

Researchers believe it likely that lava continues to flow from the Idunn Mons volcano

Friday, October 7, 2016

Friday, October 7, 2016

Commander Chris Hadfield talks to Julia Hartley-Brewer about his time in space and new book

Astronaut Chris Hadfield talks to Julia Hartley-Brewer about his time in space and new book

Astronaut Chris Hadfield on his time in space and his new book

The astronaut told Julia Hartley-Brewer about his experiences

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

When to view the five planets visible in the October night sky

When to view the five planets visible in the October night sky

When to view the five planets visible in the October night sky

The October night sky will allow us to see five planets in the night sky, with some in conjunction to one another

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

SpaceX makes plans to take hundreds of people to Mars

SpaceX boss Elon Musk maps out 'Mars colony' plans just weeks after rocket explosion

SpaceX plans Mars mission just weeks after rocket explosion

The SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk has revealed plans to develop a new spacecraft in order to take people to Mars, and hopefully one day other planets too

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

'Within the next 50 years we will prove or disprove whether there is life out there within the universe', says space journalist

'Within the next 50 years we will get the truth on alien life', says space journalist

'Within 50 years we will have the truth on alien life', says space journalist

Jupiter's moon Europa has large plumes of water being thrown into space, which could be studied to see whether there is life below its surface

Mercury is revealed to be a tectonically active planet

Thought earthquakes were unique to us? New images suggest Mercury could suffer them too

Thought earthquakes were unique to us? New images suggest otherwise

Planetary scientists believe Mercury is tectonically active and is still contracting, as images from Nasa's Messengers reveal small fault scarps

Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

'There's a lot of similarities between Antarctica and space flight', doctor Beth Healey reveals more about space research in Antarctica

'Antarctica is the perfect place to study space'

'Antarctica is the perfect place to study space'

European Space Agency researcher Beth Healey talks us through her experience in the freezing cold of Antarctica

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Philae lander found 'lying on its back with two of its legs stuck in the air so they can't communicate with it', says science journalist

Philae lander found 'lying on its back with its legs in the air', says science journalist

Science journalist Sarah Cruddas explains how the Philae lander got lost

The Philae lander has been found by the Rosetta probe, two years after going missing

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