Nasa's 2020 rover: Can we finally answer the big question about Mars?

The US space agency next rover will hunt for life's traces among the rocks of the Red Planet.

By Jonathan Amos | Feb. 18, 2020 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: nasa-mars-rover

Nasa 're-masters' classic 'Pale Blue Dot' image of Earth

The US space agency reprocesses the Voyager probe's iconic "Pale Blue Dot" picture of Planet Earth.

By Jonathan Amos | Feb. 13, 2020 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: saturn space-exploration nasa the-sun pluto

Christina Koch: Nasa astronaut to set new female space record

Nasa astronaut Christina Koch is set to complete the longest-ever single spaceflight by a woman.

By Paul Rincon | Feb. 5, 2020 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

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The medieval knight who went into space

Multimillionaire computer games veteran Richard Garriott is also a pioneer of space tourism.

By James Jeffrey | Feb. 3, 2020 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: entrepreneurship united-states nasa gaming space

SpaceX completes emergency crew capsule escape

The US company demonstrates how it would rescue astronauts during a failing rocket launch.

By Jonathan Amos | Jan. 19, 2020 | bbcnews
~1 mins   

Tags: spacex united-states space-exploration nasa

SpaceX to practise emergency crew capsule escape

A final technology demonstration from the California company should clear the way to fly astronauts.

By Jonathan Amos | Jan. 18, 2020 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: spacex united-states space-exploration nasa

Meet the NASA intern who discovered a new planet on his third day

This teenager found a new planet on the third day of his internship at the US space agency.

BBC Science News | Jan. 16, 2020 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: new-york united-states nasa space

New engine tech that could get us to Mars faster

Nasa wants to send humans to Mars one day, but do we have the engines to get us there?

By Mary-Ann Russon | Dec. 25, 2019 | bbcnews
~11 mins   

Tags: mars the-moon nasa boeing

Europe's new space budget to enable CO2 mapping

A multi-billion-euro funding package for the European Space Agency is agreed by its member states.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 28, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: mars earth-science carbon-dioxide space-exploration nasa european-space-agency

Europe keen to demonstrate Moon ambitions

Research ministers meet in Seville next week to approve European Space Agency projects and funding.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 22, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: mars international-space-station space-exploration the-moon nasa european-space-agency

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