Researchers call for a more proactive way of dealing with dangerous extraterrestrial space debris. The project is called PI, which affectionately stands for Pulverize It.
James Webb was built to detect the faint infrared light of the earliest stars or galaxies and could answer key questions about how the universe began.
For the first time, scientists have observed a brand-new kind of supernova caused by an invading black hole or neutron star.
Earth is currently the only planet with an atmosphere that we can survive in - but there may be other life forms elsewhere that humans have not yet discovered.
This piece explores the history of space rockets, from their origins in the form of ballistic missiles to commercially-developed technology seen today.
New research analyzes ripples in Saturn's rings to better understand the planet's core - suggesting it's not a hard ball of rock as previously thought.
From the fold mountains of Venus to a canyon on Mars, Planetary Geosciences Professor David Rothery explores 5 geological structures in the solar system.
A Planetary Astronomer has created an animation that demonstrates gravitational pull in our solar system, by showing the time it takes a ball to drop from 1,000 meters.
Researchers have used seismic data to look inside Mars for the first time, measuring the planet's crust, mantle and core.
Before space trips become commercially available, there are important factors to consider, such as which environmental and safety laws need to be created.
The world’s first Space Sustainability Rating has been developed to reduce space debris and ensure that rapidly increasing space missions launched worldwide are managed safely and sustain...
The rockets necessary to blast people and equipment into space haven’t been much of a climate concern to date, but that may change as launches increase.
On board Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin suborbital space flight was 82-year-old Wally Funk, a former aviator who's set a new record for being the oldest astronaut.
The initiative will see updates to existing European space projects such the Galileo navigation system and Copernicus Earth observation platform.
Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, John M. Horack explains the science of suborbital flights like Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unit winged craft.