International Space Station

David Bowie painting bought for $4 to sell for vast sum
David Bowie
Tall Tales

David Bowie painting bought for $4 to sell for vast sum

And other stories from the stranger side of life
22 Jun 2021
Tom Cruise planning to shoot film in outer space with Nasa
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In Brief

Tom Cruise planning to shoot film in outer space with Nasa

Elon Musk reportedly involved in production of first feature movie made outside Earth
6 May 2020
Space tourism: how far has the industry come?
Virgin Galactic
In Depth

Space tourism: how far has the industry come?

Japanese billionaire advertising for ‘single woman’ to accompany him on trip to Moon
17 Jan 2020
What made the hole in the International Space Station?
Astronauts have repaired a hole in the ISS after it was struck by micro-meteorite
In Brief

What made the hole in the International Space Station?

Sealant and duct tape used to fix 2mm hole in a Russian section of the station
31 Aug 2018
Trump plans to privatise ISS
White House considering plans to privatise the International Space Station
In Brief

Trump plans to privatise ISS

Nasa documents reveal end of federal funding to come in 2024
12 Feb 2018
Asgardia, the world’s first ‘virtual space nation’
The world's first virtual nation
In Depth

Asgardia, the world’s first ‘virtual space nation’

Revolutionary experiment - or one man’s crazy vanity project?
20 Nov 2017
Pope and astronauts ponder humanity’s place in the universe
Pope Francis on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica
In Brief

Pope and astronauts ponder humanity’s place in the universe

Pope Francis asks spacemen about life, love and the view of Earth from the stars
27 Oct 2017

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Astronaut Tim Peake to return to space
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In Depth

Astronaut Tim Peake to return to space

UK's first official astronaut says he 'misses the view of planet Earth'
26 Jan 2017
SpaceX test flight: can a rocket be landed back on Earth?
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In Depth

SpaceX test flight: can a rocket be landed back on Earth?

Mission will be like 'trying to balance a rubber broomstick on your hand in the middle of a wind storm'
8 Jan 2015
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