Space exploration today is astronomical research mostly using unmanned space probes and human spaceflight. Space exploration is undertaken both by government and the private sector, by companies like Space-X, NASA, Roscosmos, etc.
It’s probably the only time Albert Einstein, Godzilla and the Incredible Hulk will ever share an accolade, but the iconic figures are now part of constellations of extremely high-energy light sources grouped by NASA.
The BepiColombo spacecraft has blasted off on a journey to unravel the mysteries of the solar system’s innermost planet. The mission is seeking to catch an epic close-up of Mercury near the extreme heat and gravity of the sun.
The two ISS crew members aboard the Soyuz MS-10 are doing well after crash landing earlier this week - but those currently living on the space station are facing an uncertain departure date while the space capsule is grounded.
The investigation into a mysterious hole on a Russian ISS module has been left on a cliffhanger as several spacewalks had to be scrapped after a Soyuz rocket failed to bring two crewmembers aboard the station.
Astronaut Alexander Gerst, who is one of three crew members currently aboard the International Space Station, captured the dramatic failed launch of the Russian Soyuz rocket in a stunning series of photographs.
NASA officials have said that the International Space Station (ISS) could be left unmanned after a Russian Soyuz spacecraft was forced to make an emergency landing when its rocket booster malfunctioned.