A twin experiment in space can help us prevent diseases on Earth.
Using terrestrial forensic science to point the finger of blame to criminals in space will be much harder than it looks.
New research has found that Neil Armstrong's strong midwestern accent is making it impossible for us to work out what he actually said when he first set foot on the moon.
What viewing on the International Space Station tells us about life among the stars.
In theory, astronauts get the equivalent of a lethal x-ray dose during a six-month stay at the ISS. Here's why we don't have to worry too much though.
Former NASA astronaut Ron Garan speaks his mind about space travel, terraforming and religion.
Why weightlessness in space is about balancing forces rather than a lack of gravity.
From inflatable space stations to trips to asteroids and maybe even Mars, the next decade of human spaceflight will include many exciting firsts.
We are only starting to understand the impact of space travel on women's health. But a new study has just made it easier for astronauts to decide whether they want to stop their periods.
Studying how athletes' bones contort during exercise is helping scientists understand which exercise is best for maintaining healthy bones as we age.
The Last Man on the Moon is much more than a biographical documentary – it is a gripping account of human endeavour.
Soviet space station Mir hosted astronauts from a significant number of countries – laying the foundation for the ISS. But how long will this collaborative spirit last?
What's life like in a hostile environment that's literally out of this world?
Scientists on the International Space Station are preparing for one of the biggest DIY challenges of their lives.
Time to salute the monkeys, dogs and ducks that went before us.
Humans have now been living on the International Space Station for 15 years. Here's what we've learned.
What does it feel like to prepare for a journey to space? Space scientist Monica Grady followed astronaut Tim Peake around for a few days before his launch to find out.
Gennady Padalka has returned to Earth from the International Space Station. He has broken the record for time in space and will be the first person on Earth to have eaten salad grown in space.
Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka should think twice before attempting to spend another thouands days in space.
Radiation in space could lead to cognitive decline.