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.
HE’S the astronaut who has spent more time on the moon than any of the heroes we know – and yet few of us know he even exists.
SHE was the first monkey to be sent into space and get home alive – and almost 60 years later humans remember her fondly.
PEOPLE normally take a long time to get over a crisis, but 60 years ago NASA hit back with the perfect response.
IF a high-ranking American had just made a slightly different decision 50 years ago, the world’s women would have had a very different tale to tell.
Virgin Galactic founder Sir Richard Branson in training to be an astronaut as space race against Amazon hots up
IT'S nearly seven years since Nicole Stott was last in space, but her face still fills with awe when she thinks about it.
PRISONERS are being taught about life on Mars to help them go straight.
SKYGAZERS were treated to “the biggest and brightest” supermoon of the year as it rose across Britain on New Year’s Day.
NEXT year sees the 50th anniversary of Apollo’s first manned space missions, a story told in the new book The Earth Gazers (£25).
IF you look to the skies this weekend, you'll notice the moon is a little bit brighter and larger than normal.