Mercury will transit across the Sun on 9 May and will be visible from the western hemisphere.
The telescope's infrared camera allows scientists to peer into the heart of our Milky Way
Hollywood costume designer Jose Fernandez was commissioned by Elon Musk to create spacesuit for SpaceX.
Ridley said Nasa's female employees 'continually inspire girls to enter the space programme'.
People in the UK and US will be able to see Mercury pass the Sun on 9 May
Mystery of the hypothetical Planet 9 baffles scientists as they explore scenarios that support theory that it is real
Eta Aquarids to peak on 5 May with up to 60 meteors per hour visible from Southern Hemisphere.
Scientists found at least two planets lying in the 'habitable zone' of their system, just 40 light years away.
Gas is being expelled from the centre of two ultra-luminous x-ray sources in nearby galaxies.
India launched its seventh and last navigation satellite IRNSS-1G on 28 April 2016.
Technical problems led to failure for the site's first rocket launch.
The US Strategic Command said it does not believe it was a man-made object.
The Sentinel-1B joins its identical twin, Sentinel-1A, in orbit to deliver information for various services.
According to Tyson, we should not dismiss the idea our universe is a simulation created by an advanced civilisation.
Matt Damon inspires Chinese space programme to new heights.