Elon Musk’s SpaceX has completed the last big test of its crew capsule before launching astronauts in as little as two months, mimicking an emergency escape shortly after lift-off on Sunday.
With the winter months coming in, hibernation is something that has crossed most people's minds.
Astronauts have begun an extraordinarily complicated series of spacewalks to fix a cosmic ray detector at the International Space Station.
Astronomers and space enthusiasts have watched as Mercury made a rare transit of the sun.
One of the antique world's most renowned figures, Paul Laidlaw, is taking part in a special event at Fyvie Castle later this month.
Plans to launch satellites into space from the Outer Hebrides have received almost 600 objections.
It may be a lot less than 2,000 light years from home, but there is now a “Rolling Stones Rock” on Mars.
On July 26 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins formed the three-man Nasa mission which set off to land on the surface of the moon.
John F Kennedy famously said that America chose to go to the moon “not because it is easy, but because it is hard”.
It's 50 years ago this weekend since Neil Armstrong made history by walking on the surface of the Moon in July 1969.
Should the people of North Uist remember a daring and hungry young spaceman who broke the rules and smuggled a sandwich aboard his rocket in 1965?
A space age plant, pioneered by NASA, will provide cooling for Aberdeen’s new £333million exhibition centre.
Two American astronauts have taken a spacewalk to replace ageing batteries on the International Space Station.
Nasa and SpaceX are now aiming for a March debut of the first commercial crew capsule.
Brian May is seeing in 2019 by unveiling his new single at Nasa’s headquarters.
Brian May’s new single will premiere at Nasa.
Nasa has confirmed that its Parker Solar Probe is now closer to the sun than any spacecraft has ever been.
Public consultations have begun on the £17m project at Melness in Sutherland with a planning application expected to be lodged next year.
Two astronauts have arrived at the Russian space centre for medical checks following a failed launch that led to an emergency landing in Kazakhstan.
Two astronauts from the US and Russia are safe after an emergency landing in Kazakhstan following the failure of a rocket taking them to the International Space Station.
Astronauts have patched a tiny hole that was allowing air to leak from the Russian side of the International Space Station.
Nasa’s seemingly unstoppable Mars rover Opportunity has been knocked out by a gigantic dust storm which is enveloping the red planet and blotting out the sun.
One of Nasa’s prime shippers, Orbital ATK, has launched a fresh load of supplies to the International Space Station.
A Nasa spacecraft is poised to blast off for Mars.
Nasa astronaut Joseph Acaba has revealed he held on tight while doing a spacewalk during a recent trip to the International Space Station as he is afraid of heights.
It took all of our space technology capabilities to capture it, but here it is at last - a cloudless sky in the Highlands.
Nasa’s Tess spacecraft has embarked on a quest to find new worlds around neighbouring stars that could support life.
NASA is set to inspire the next generation of space enthusiasts in Aberdeen.
The NASA space agency will return to Aberdeen and wider Aberdeenshire this year in an effort to inspire young people into the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields within the energy industry.
Legendary astronaut took one small step for man and two giant leaps into the north-east during illustrious career
He was the ninth person to walk on the moon when he commanded the Apollo 16 space mission.
Stunning new high-resolution images of the Earth have been beamed down to Nasa from their latest satellite.
Moongazers have a reason to be excited on November 14.