Nasa has successfully launched a prototype rocket intended to replace its ageing space shuttle fleet
'Inventor Allyn Hazard tests a Moon suit concept in a crater in California’s Mojave Desert’, 1962, copyright Fritz Goro/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images/ TASCHEN
Forty years ago, Neil Armstrong made a giant leap.
Nasa astronauts are repairing the ageing telescope
On Monday, seven Nasa astronauts embarked on an 11-day mission to mend the Hubble Space Telescope
Budget-squeezed Nasa cannot afford another shuttle disaster as it seeks a smooth transition to the spacecraft’s Orion and Ares successors
Above: 'X-43', Barbara Prey, 2005
After nine months and a journey of 422 million miles, Nasa's Phoenix probe touched down in the arctic region of Mars