The programme provided the foundation of modern spaceflight procedure
Ripples in the galactic disc could increase Milky Way's size by up to 50 per cent
For two minutes the Faroe Islands managed to peek totality through the clouds.
Three more eclipses are due before 2020 providing a great view of this natural phenomenon
A partial solar eclipse will be visible on 20 March, so make sure you know where to look.
In 1965, Alexi Leonov became the first human to exit an orbiting spacecraft
What's the best way to view the 20 March 2015 eclipse at home?
The 30 Arietis system, home to exoplanet 30 Arietis Bb, was previously thought to be a triple star
The red planet may once have had more water than the Arctic Ocean
ALMA dust discovery raises questions about the formation of early galaxies
Jamie Carter visits Lowell Observatory and its Discovery Channel Telescope during the #yearofpluto
Interdisciplinary team model a microbe that could survive in seas of methane
The vehicles that helped launch Apollo are still going strong, five decades later
Intermediate-mass black holes could be the key step in their evolution
New technique is hailed as a major breakthrough for exoplanet geology
NASA’s Maven probe has completed the first of five ‘deep dip’ manoeuvres
Planet with six times the mass of Jupiter will be gone in 200 million years' time
Scientists come closer to solving cosmic riddle of very active 'starburst' galaxies
Follow the test of the new vehicle from launch to splash down.
Scientists discover a nascent multiple star system for the first time