The study of exoplanets has rarely left the news since their first discovery two decades ago  - and the headlines are unlikely to stop anytime soon.
Paolo Ferri concludes his unique and personal view of the ground-breaking ESA Rosetta mission based on his two decades-long association with the pioneering ESA space mission.
When scientists began to calculate how much helium-3 there is in the Universe they stumbled upon a problem. As a primordial nuclide, 3He was forged shortly after the Big Bang.
How many times has space inspired us? Our worlds of thought - science, philosophy, religion, technology, literature - have always looked into the universe.
A new space era is slowly coming into focus. It is a future where space agencies won’t be the only actors and will increasingly expand their partnerships with the private sector.
The ‘Space for Art’ column is dedicated to the inspiration that comes from the interaction between space and art.
NASA plans to put humans on Mars in the near future but many obstacles lie ahead.
The safety and security of space activities in Earth orbit are becoming a matter of grave concern, according to Gerard Brachet who has served as chairman of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS).
With a commanding name such as MASTER, it is expected that the Russian-made global robotic system for monitoring near-Earth and outer space has big things in store - and indeed it does.
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