With ultimate goals of putting humans on Mars, the pace of innovation in space flight is amazingly fast.
There is a widening divide between “old space” – the domain of government agencies – and “new space”, which includes glamorous projects like rockets to Mars.
It’s not surprising that scientists and space geeks around the world will bid it adieu with a heavy heart.
Could Lewis become gateway to the stars?
Why science needs to be more open to women, minorities – and ballet.
A new book charts the decades-long search to measure gravitational waves.
"The blue and the white and the brown just hung in the blackness of space."
The physicist's inistence on mankind's expansion risks making him a handmaiden of inequality.
There are both optimistic and pessimistic visions of our future in space.
Google Earth is spectacular – but it can give a misleading impression of the planet and the threats we face from climate change.
Scientists are scouring the Earth's deserts for life that might thrive on Mars. But is the Red Planet a distraction?