Astronomy News

Thu Dec 19, 2013 12:10pm

Astronauts will have to perform three spacewalks to fix a broken cooling system

Mon Dec 16, 2013 4:09pm

This was the first controlled Moon landing since the Soviet Luna 24 mission in 1976

Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:34am

Space scientist to join the presenting team on BBC Four in February

Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:28pm

Reveal the wonders of the night sky in unexpected locations

Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:21pm

A vast area of Northumberland and Scotland's Isle of Coll awarded dark sky status

Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:34pm

The agency plan to send a self-contained garden to the lunar surface

Thu Nov 28, 2013 11:57am

Will the comet survive its close shave with the Sun?

Wed Nov 13, 2013 3:23pm

A report from the 12 November lecture event in Bristol

Thu Nov 07, 2013 4:55pm

The group are the first to produce a successful prototype mirror segment for ESO

Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:23am

From February 2014 the show will air in a new monthly half-hour slot on BBC Four

Wed Oct 23, 2013 3:21pm

Trials with the agency's Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration prove successful

Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:56am

The rocks were discovered orbiting around white dwarf star GD 61

Wed Oct 09, 2013 3:16pm

The rover has an array of scientific intruments onboard

Tue Oct 01, 2013 1:44pm

The National Space Centre celebrate the life of Sir Patrick Moore

Wed Sep 25, 2013 3:14pm

Scientists believe they could have discovered a galaxy 15,000 more dense than the Milky Way

Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:03pm

Highlights from this year's awards ceremony

Fri Sep 13, 2013 11:24am

After a 36 year journey of over 19 billion km

Wed Sep 11, 2013 10:35am

Our guide to university astronomy societies

Tue Sep 10, 2013 1:38pm

New analysis of ancient Moon rocks reveals surprising results

Thu Aug 22, 2013 4:00pm
A new slow motion video shows the latest high-speed planetary in action
NASA has greenlit a mission to explore the origins of the universe and collect data on...
NASA's Opportunity Mars rover mission is complete after 15 years on Mars. Opportunity's...
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