#Space

Science Questions – What is the coldest planet in the Solar System?

3 weeks ago — Long Read

What is the coldest planet in the Solar System? – Sejal, aged seven, Bangalore, India The planets in our Solar System are heated by the Sun. Here on Earth, we...

Orion capsule stacked on top of Artemis 1 as moon mission approaches

4 weeks ago — Long Read

The final preparations have started for Nasa’s Artemis launch - the first step of the US space agencies plan to return astronauts to moon. Artemis I will be the first...

Uncrewed flights to the Moon to start February 2022

1 month ago — Quick Read

US Space Agency NASA has announced plans for the start of uncrewed flights around the Moon in 2020. The plan will see the Orion capsule launched using NASA's Space Launch...

How 3D Printing is driving the new space race

3 months ago — Deep Dive

3D-printed rocket engines: the technology driving the private sector space race The volatile nature of space rocket engines means that many early prototypes end up embedded in dirt banks or decorating...

James Webb telescope set to launch this December

3 months ago — Quick Read

The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced that the James Webb telescope - successor to Hubble telescope - will blast from the ESA spaceport in French Guiana on board a...

New Research – Mars mission reveals surprising secrets of red planet’s interior

4 months ago — Deep Dive

Mars InSight: mission unveils surprising secrets of red planet’s interior – new research We may have walked on the Moon and sent probes across the solar system, but we know very...