#Space

Artemis: how ever changing US space policy may push back the next Moon landing

2 days ago — Deep Dive

Harrison Schmitt and Eugene Cernan blasted off from the Taurus-Littrow valley on the Moon in their lunar module Challenger on December 14 1972. Five days later, they splashed down safely...

Ingenuity Mars helicopter sends positive status update

1 week ago — Quick Read

NASA is reporting a positive status update from its Ingenuity Mars helicopter after it touched down onboard the Ingenuity rover last week. The update comes before the craft prepares for...

Virgin rocket carries satellites to orbit

1 month ago — Quick Read

Virgin Orbit - not be confused with Virgin Galactic, Virgin's space tourism venture - has succeeded in putting its first satellites in space.

Starlink satellite internet service rolls out beta kits across the UK

2 months ago — Quick Read

Great news for those suffering from spotty internet in rural locations. The Starlink satellite internet service has now been approved by Ofcom. Starlink is part of SpaceX and is aiming...

New study springs a surprise – Venus really could harbour life!

6 months ago — Quick Read

Earth’s sister planet, Venus, has not been regarded as a high priority in the search for life. Its surface temperature of around 450°C is thought to be hostile to even...

Why are there so many Mars Missions blasting off this year?

7 months ago — Deep Dive

Mars 2020: the hunt for life on the red planet is about to get serious Illustration of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech Next spring is going to be a...