Sixty years ago, the US launched its first satellite - Explorer I - into space, kick-starting decades of scientific discovery.
Lupus 3, is located 600 light years from Earth within the constellation Scorpius, near the centre of the Milky Way.
The photo is a combination of 16 different shots taken by the Curiosity rover's MastCam imager from a vantage point.
The Surrey Space Centre is leading a Europe-wide initiative to tackle a truly global problem through the RemoveDebris mission.
Tomorrow, a total lunar eclipse - which will be visible from Asia, Australasia and North and Central America - will coincide with a 'blue moon' and a 'supermoon'.
Earth's magnetic field is crucial to the survival of life on our planet as it deflects damaging cosmic rays and solar winds.
The moon will be seen in a dramatic reddish hue for a short while, courtesy of a total lunar eclipse.
"IMAGE's telemetry signals were not received during a routine pass," Nasa said in 2005 declaring the orbiter lost.
These so-called "cosmic messenger particles" are some of the highest energy particles known to science.
Space company Rocket Lab has launched a giant reflective disco ball.into orbit, along with two missiles. Astronomers fears it will pollute space, doing more harm than good.
"I'm back! Did you miss me? This selfie is part of a fresh batch of images, direct from #Mars," the Curiosity's twitter team wrote while sharing the amazing selfie.
Recycling solid and liquid waste into Marmite and Vegemite "microbial goo" could be the key to lasting food supplies in space.
The new telescopes are not only capable of finding previously undetectable planets but also studying them in detail to determine any similarities to Earth.
Researchers have identified a weird combination of gases that could not exist without the presence of alien life.
New research has investigated the amount of light available in the newborn universe, which may offer some clues.
Nasa's Gold mission will learn how charged waves of magnetism and hurricanes down on Earth affect the upper atmosphere.
Mike Hughes had planned a ride on a steam-fueled rocket last year but due to last-minute hitches in his vehicle and government interference he failed to take to the skies.
A draft of a recent budget proposal hints at dropping the ISS funding before the service lifetime end of the space station.
"When Falcon Heavy lifts off, it will be the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two."
Scientists ran sophisticated models to understand which planets of the distant system are more likely to be habitable.