A Russian space capsule with three astronauts aboard has blasted off on a fast-track trip to the International Space Station.
A full 10 years before Neil Armstrong put his first bootprint on the lunar surface, the Soviets had been pulling off all sorts of feats in space.
One giant leap for dramkind: Scots engineers use whisky-box satellites in fight against climate change
Satellites the size of whisky boxes and produced in Scotland are the latest secret weapon in the fight against climate change.
Plan on the moon: NASA tour guide turned flight controller on a split-second decision that secured historic landing
It may have been one small step for a man and a giant leap for mankind, but for Steve Bales it was the cue for a very long nap.
A new, space-influenced form of treatment is being tested in a move to help those facing long hospital stays or those suffering from lower back pain.
They were four words, Dave Mackay had waited a lifetime to say: “Welcome to space, Scotland.”
"Welcome to space, Scotland" were the words uttered by Dave Mackay as he finally fulfilled his lifelong ambition of becoming an astronaut.
A rocket that launched 50 years ago is to be showcased in front of the Scottish Parliament after being brought 10,000 miles home from the Australian outback.
The threat of an asteroid hitting earth is a real and growing danger, according to Scottish scientists.
First Scottish-born astronaut Dave Mackay treated to stunning view of the Earth on Virgin Galactic space flight
Virgin Galactic's Dave Mackay was treated to a stunning view of the Earth below on his first space flight.
SHOCK waves from huge bombs dropped on Germany during the Second World War were powerful enough to alter the atmosphere at the edge of space, scientists have learned.