Luxembourg is creating a business environment to service the growing number of space start-ups.
Americans need a new multi-decade Moonshot that will inspire several generations to shoot for the stars and pursue careers in space engineering and exploration.
The first humans to land on the Moon, and the team that got them there, get all the glory. But what about the people who laid the foundation for this effort by mapping the Moon? Who were they?
When you look at the squiggly lines on Joy Division's famous album cover, you're seeing a record of lightning in outer space.
The very hottest stars actually glow blue.
NASA has made significant steps in making explicit appeals to women to support space exploration, but it might not be doing enough to gather needed political support.
The technologies behind weather forecasting, GPS and even smartphones can trace their origins to the race to the Moon.
Asteroids have played a key role in our history and will continue to do so in the future.
A new podcast series from The Conversation exploring the last 50 years of space exploration and the 50 years to come.
It is always exciting to discover new planets beyond our Solar System. Now a planetary astrophysicist is using a star's chemistry to predict which ones are likely to host giant planets.
This are looking up when it comes to launching things into space from Australia. The rules on what can be launched are currently under review and open for comment.
Every day about 50 tons of rocks from space fall on Earth. An examination of these meteorites has inspired a new theory about how exactly these rocks formed.
Layers of rock provide a historical record of variations in the Earth's orbit, revealing information about the planet's climate billions of years ago.
All the buildings and the cars and the restaurants, and the phones and even everything that's inside of you... it all started with an exploding star, billions of years ago.
How do you train space engineers? You enable college students to build mini satellites, called CubeSats, launch them into space and help them collect the data.
New research demonstrates that the solar system is wetter than we thought.
The source of water on Earth, the Moon and planets in our solar system is hotly debated. Some in the planetary science community argued that it came from asteroids and comets. Now they have proof.
Though it's fairly straightforward to locate the Earth's moon in space today, there is a fundamental gap in our understanding of how it got there.
The far side of the Moon sees its share of sunlight – it's dark only in the sense that it's mysterious because it's never visible from Earth. Here's why.
Compared to other governments' support of lunar business and technology, Canada needs to be more strategic and active in lunar exploration or we will be left behind.