Manchester astronomers at Jodrell Bank have been part of an international collaboration that have observed a rare and violent stellar event
‘Spaceplanes’ are notoriously difficult to take off and re-enter the atmosphere — so how did Virgin do it?
Private companies have opened up space travel by bringing costs down – Wasim Aksar takes a look at those who are going boldly where no one has gone before
NASA’s InSight probe has successfully landed on Mars. Could it be the foundations for a manned mission to the Red Planet?
Elon Musk’s launch of a sports car into outer space has faced some flack, but the criticisms might not necessarily be justified
As we approach the 60th anniversary of humanity’s first foray into space, we look back on the exciting advancements that Manchester took part in
Privately owned commercial space travel company, Starchaser Industries Ltd., has successfully launched their largest rocket, the Skybolt 2, in Northumberland village of Otterburn
Three British students are in the running to become the first people to set foot on the Red Planet with Mars One, with 100 potential candidates left out of initially 200000 applicants
How we can have such a harmonious relationships with such beautiful landscapes, when for others it is the most disastrous place on earth? Rosie Plunkett tackles this challenging question in her most recent landscape photography project
The space agency of Japan, JAXA has landed their Hayabusa-2 probe onto the surface of an asteroid, opening up possibilities for space exploration, astronomy, and space mining.
Astronomers have been left stumped by radio bursts found by a new Canadian radio telescope, which have only ever been observed once before
“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet” – Professor Stephen Hawking
The Soyuz space capsule that carried British astronaut Tim Peake is to make a landing at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry as part of its museum tour
The probe’s historic exploration of Saturn comes to an end
Passengers attempts to reach for the stars with its sinister plot but ends up getting lost in space instead