Space Exploration News

UK space science and technology receives a £30m boost

The UK government will invest £30m into space science and technology to ensure that the UK continues playing a leading role. Scientists are hopeful that...

Studying the lifecycle of ancestral galaxies

Researchers at the University of Tokyo have created ‘time machine’ simulations to study the lifecycle of ancestor galaxies. For the first time, researchers have produced...

The exoplanet missions set to revolutionise science

ETH Zurich's Professor Sascha P Quanz explores the future exoplanet missions that will search for life beyond our Solar System. In June 2021, a senior...

Life on Mars: Analysing extra-terrestrial samples in Europe

Dr Rain Irshad, Autonomous Systems Lead at RAL Space, discusses what Europe’s first analysis facility for extra-terrestrial samples could tell us about Mars. Understanding more...

Investigating supermassive black holes in the early Universe

Astronomers analyse star formation to detect signals from active supermassive black holes in the early Universe to better understand distant galaxy formation. An international team...

Analysing stars’ mass reveals distant galaxy discovery

Astrophysicists at the University of Copenhagen have made a discovery about distant galaxies by analysing star populations beyond the Milky Way. For as long as...

Studying the Westerlund 1 star cluster could help solve space mysteries

Researchers at the University of Alicante are examining Westerlund 1 – a star cluster in the inner regions of the Milky Way – to...

UK and Australia collaboration: Enhancing UK space command capabilities

Northern Space and Security Limited (NORSS) has announced an ARTISM contract that will create a minimum of 13 jobs...

Scientific advancements made by observing two black holes colliding

Observing two black holes colliding has provided astronomers with a novel tool to measure black holes in distant galaxies. How did researchers observe these two...

SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts return safely to Earth

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts have made a safe return to Earth aboard the Dragon Endurance spacecraft, completing the journey to the International Space Station. NASA’s...

Groundbreaking progress made in analysing the type Ia supernovae

Analysing the type Ia supernovae has led scientists from the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research to discover how supernovae would evolve over thousands of...

Spacecraft utilised x-rays from pulsars to navigate in deep space

Researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have developed a way that a spacecraft can use pulsar star signals to navigate in space. The remnants...

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.