What is Elon Musk's Starship?

Elon Musk's company SpaceX is building a vehicle that could transform space travel.

Jan. 8, 2021 ~11 min

SLS: Crucial test for Nasa's 'mega-rocket'

Part of a giant rocket that will send humans back to the Moon has undergone a critical test.

Dec. 21, 2020 ~6 min

China's Chang'e-5 Moon mission set for Earth return

A capsule carrying samples of lunar rock and dust is due to land in Inner Mongolia.

Dec. 16, 2020 ~4 min

Elon Musk's Starship prototype makes a big impact

The US entrepreneur's latest Starship rocket prototype impresses in flight, but crashes on landing.

Dec. 9, 2020 ~4 min

The woman behind China's Chang'e-5 Moon mission

Zhou Chengyu, 24, has been lauded on social media for her work as the project's youngest commander.

Dec. 9, 2020 ~4 min

Nasa to pay company $1 to collect moon rocks

The US space agency has awarded two American and one Japanese firm contracts to pick up lunar soil.

Dec. 4, 2020 ~3 min

China's Chang'e-5 mission leaves Moon's surface

The robotic probe lifts off the lunar surface carrying samples of rock and dust to send to Earth.

Dec. 3, 2020 ~3 min

China's sample-return Moon mission touches down

The robotic Chang'e-5 mission makes a soft landing on the lunar nearside.

Dec. 1, 2020 ~3 min

Chinese spacecraft sets off on Moon sample quest

The robotic Chang'e-5 mission aims to return the first lunar rocks to Earth in more than 40 years.

Nov. 23, 2020 ~5 min

China seeks to retrieve first Moon rocks since 1970s

The Chang'e-5 probe is hoping to assist in better understanding the Moon's origin and formation.

Nov. 22, 2020 ~1 min