Nasa probing oxygen mystery on Mars

The oxygen in Martian air is changing in a way that can't currently be explained by known chemical processes.

By Paul Rincon | Nov. 14, 2019 | bbcnews
~9 mins   

Tags: mars space-exploration nasa planets curiosity-rover

How space affects women and men differently

BBC Radio 5 Live speaks to a space gynaecologist about the impact of space travel on female astronauts.

BBC Science News | Oct. 21, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: astronauts international-space-station space-exploration nasa

European SolO probe ready to take on audacious mission

A UK-assembled European spacecraft aims to take the closest ever pictures and movies of the Sun.

By Jonathan Amos | Oct. 18, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: solar-orbiter airbus-group space-exploration nasa european-space-agency

Nasa astronauts set for all-women spacewalk

Two astronauts are about to make the first all-female spacewalk.

BBC Science News | Oct. 18, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: international-space-station nasa

SLS: Nasa's giant 'Moon rocket' takes shape

Nasa finishes assembling the main structural components for its largest rocket since the Apollo-era Saturn V.

By Paul Rincon | Sept. 20, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: space-exploration the-moon nasa engineering

James Webb Space Telescope comes together

The successor to the famous Hubble Space Telescope reaches a key milestone in its construction.

By Jonathan Amos | Aug. 28, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: astronomy space-exploration nasa european-space-agency

Nasa said to be investigating first allegation of a crime in space

The space agency is reportedly looking into an allegation against astronaut Anne McClain.

BBC Science News | Aug. 24, 2019
~3 mins |

Tags:  international-space-station  united-states  nasa  women-in-science  space

Nasa astronauts train in underwater space station

Nasa astronauts have been sampling the spacecraft experience at the Johnson Space Centre in Texas.

BBC Science News | Aug. 23, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: astronauts united-states nasa

Nasa confirms ocean moon mission

Scientists working on a mission to the ocean moon of Europa can proceed with the final design and construction of the spacecraft, Nasa has said.

By Paul Rincon | Aug. 20, 2019
~4 mins |

Tags:  space-exploration  nasa  jupiter  space

Raspberry Pi used to steal data from Nasa lab

Lax security at a Nasa lab let a hacker lurk on the agency's network for almost a year, says report.

BBC Science News | June 24, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: cyber-attacks united-states nasa california

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