Sierra Nevada Corp’s (SNC) Space Systems business will transition to become a new independent subsidiary of the aerospace firm and will be known as Sierra Space
On this day 60 years ago, Yuri Gagarin's single orbit of Earth ushered in a new era of human spaceflight
Scientists studying interplanetary dust particles that have been trapped in snow collected at Antarctica, say that as much as 5,200 tons of extraterrestrial dust rains down on Earth each year.
The quasars in each pair are closer together than any yet discovered in the distant Universe and are thought to be located within two merging galaxies
A new study by Danish researchers sews doubt on the origin of dark energy - the mysterious "anti-gravity" force which makes up 70 percent of our Universe
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has outlined plans to develop an expandable space station in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) for a variety of commercial enterprises including space tourism, which could be operating by as soon as 2028.
A new study finds that the number of objects orbiting Earth could increase the overall brightness of the night sky by more than 10 percent above natural light levels across a large part of the planet.
The company that produced the Soviet Union’s first spaceplane, the Buran, is now developing a mini space-shuttle similar in size to the US's mysterious X-37B for transporting cargo into orbit and back to Earth
Buried beneath 20 kilometers of ice, the subsurface ocean of Enceladus appears to be churning with currents akin to those on Earth, a new study says
A new polarised view of the massive object at the centre of the Messier 87 (M87) galaxy has been presented by the same collaboration who produced the first ever image of a black hole