Space Exploration News

The first result from ESA’s CHEOPS mission

The results of CHEOPS, the first ESA mission dedicated to characterising known exoplanets, have been published in Astronomy & Astrophysics. CHEOPS was developed as part...

NSF awards $17.5m in funding for the Giant Magellan Telescope

National Science Foundation (NSF) has granted the GMTO Corporation $17.5m to accelerate the prototyping and testing of powerful optical and infrared technologies for the...

The results of the 2020 ERC Space and Robotics Event

ERIG e.V, a German student association at the Technical University of Braunschweig, is the winner of the sixth edition of the international Mars rover...

Advances of software in space missions

Marina Ruggieri, IEEE Fellow and Professor of Telecommunications Engineering at the University of Roma ‘Tor Vergata’, discusses the transformative nature of the increasing use...

Potential evidence of microbes found in clouds on Venus

The Royal Astronomical Society has today announced that an international team of astronomers have discovered phosphine in the clouds on Venus,suggesting the existence of...

ERC 2020 shows how to persevere in a post-pandemic world

Participants in the 2020 European Rover Challenge (ERC) Martian rover competition are embracing curiosity and seizing opportunity. The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across all...

Sustainable innovation – the commercial future of the British space sector

Innovation News Network’s digital editor, Caitlin Magee, spoke to Daniel Smith, the creative director and founder of AstroAgency, about the future of the British...

The mystery surrounding methane on Mars

Dr Scot Rafkin, Programme Director at Southwest Research Institute, describes the puzzling, putative observations of methane on Mars and...

Investigating life below the surface of Mars

After recent discoveries suggest the presence of water on the red planet, scientists look for life below the surface of Mars. Researchers at the Center...

Scientist discover green gel on the far side of the Moon

Using the Chang'e-4 rover, scientists have discovered an unusual dark green gel-like substance in a crater on the far side of the Moon. A research...

Mars Express – one of ESA’s most successful missions to date

Dr Dmitrij Titov, the European Space Agency’s Project Scientist for Mars Express, discusses both the history and future potential of this exciting mission to...

Research suggest airborne dust can increase a planet’s ‘habitable zone’

Scientists from the University of Exeter have suggested that the presence of airborne dust on planets could expand the range of their stars’ ‘habitable...

Space Exploration

This section on space exploration focuses on the developments made from man’s journey through space, while also reporting on studies and research that involves the use of unmanned space vehicles.

Relying greatly on space technology, space exploration leans on various scientific disciplines.
Here you can find all the latest research and discovery in the field of space exploration.