NASA's Cassini mission has come to a spectacular close on September 15. The spacecraft has been orbiting Saturn and studying that system for 13 years.
NASA has reported a technical malfunction during a launch of an American astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut to the ISS. The two pilots were recovered after their Soyuz capsule crash landed in Kazakhstan.
German astronaut Alexander Gerst returned to the ISS for his second mission in June 2018. On October 3, he took over as the first-ever ISS commander from Germany. But what exactly does a commander do?
In collaboration with NASA, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has announced plans for the construction of the first human colony on the moon, a little more than a decade in the future. Julian Ryall reports.
Saturn's tiny, icy moon of Enceladus could harbor the means to support life, according to new data from a US-European spacecraft. But don't pack your bags yet, temperatures tend to reach only -198 degrees C (-324 F).
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