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I’ve always wondered: why are the stars, planets and moons round, when comets and...

  I’m puzzled as to why the planets, stars and moons are all round (when) other large and small objects such as asteroids and meteorites...

What does it take to do a spacewalk? Skill, courage, and being able to...

On June 25, astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet successfully completed an almost seven-hour EVA (extravehicular activity, or spacewalk) to install solar panels on...

To find out how galaxies grow, we’re zooming in on the night sky and...

Scientists see flora, fauna, and phenomena the rest of us rarely do. In this series, we’ve invited them to share their unique photos. Across Australia,...

China’s Tiangong space station: what it is, what it’s for, and how to see...

China’s space program is making impressive progress. The country only launched its first crewed flight in 2003, more than 40 years after the Soviet...

Northrop Grumman makes history by extending satellite life

Northrop Grumman, one of the largest aerospace corporations on the planet, has made history again by extending a defunct satellite life by in-space service. Northrop...

An Australian ‘space command’ could be a force for good — or a cause...

As the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) celebrated 100 years with a spectacular and well-attended flyover in Canberra yesterday, many eyes were lifted to...

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