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The robots have landed on Mars - now let's send humans

Opinion digest Mon 6 Aug, AT 09:03

Opinion Digest: Nasa's next challenge, Cameron's misjudged Putin meeting, multicultural Team GB

Nasa delight as rover Curiosity touches down on Mars

One-Minute Read Mon 6 Aug, AT 08:54

Sophisticated lab has landed safely on the red planet and is already sending back data

Sudden Greenland ice sheet melt: is this climate change?

First Reaction Wed 25 Jul, AT 15:39

Nearly all of Greenland's ice sheet began to melt for a few days in July. Is climate change to blame?

Nasa image shows giant iceberg breaking off Greenland glacier

One-Minute Read Thu 19 Jul, AT 12:26

Petermann Glacier calves a second iceberg in two years, raising concerns at the rapid pace of ice loss

X-37B(OTV-2)

Top secret US spaceplane touches down, but what has it been up to?

First Post Mon 18 Jun, AT 14:58

US Air Force's X-37B lands after a 15-month mission amid speculation that it has been spying on the Chinese space station

Transit of Venus 2004

What time is the 2012 transit of Venus and how can I see it?

Briefing Tue 5 Jun, AT 12:12

This is your last chance to see a transit of Venus for 100 years. Here’s how…

The Milky Way

Milky Way v Andromeda: what happens when galaxies collide?

One-Minute Read Fri 1 Jun, AT 15:34

Nasa confirms that our galaxy is doomed to crash into Andromeda... in just four billion years

SpaceX launch

SpaceX rocket launch gets Nasa out of a black hole

First Reaction Wed 23 May, AT 10:43

Space agency could be revitalised as private investment frees funds for further exploration

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