NASA's InSight lander has recorded the first evidence of earthquake-like tremors on Mars. The discovery opens a new chapter in our understanding of the geological processes at play on another world.
The InSights mission is producing the first evidence-based picture of Mars's interior.
Sex technologies and 'erobots' could help address issues related to human desire, and physical and emotional needs of astronauts in space.
In preparation for possible future missions to Mars, scientists figure out how to quickly and efficiently measure brain performance and mental fatigue.
An expert explains the challenges of a mission to Mars for younger readers.
From alien life to human spaceflight, 2020 may deliver some exciting news.
Many people are still upset that Pluto was demoted from being a planet. But definitions of various celestial objects are fairly fluid. So whether it is an asteroid or moon or planet is up for debate.
Collecting samples from Mars and brining them back to Earth will be a hugely complicated task, but it may be our best bet of finding alien life.
New research on landslides on Mars could help protect against devastating landslides on Earth.
NASA has released a sound recording from Mars. So what do these literally otherworldly sounds tell us about the processes at play inside the red planet?
Musk's plans have potentially dire consequences for alien life, astronauts and the environment.
The first Martian might just be a human being.
Our own planet shows that environmental modification is possible on a planetary scale in quite a short span of time.
From solar sail-powered spacecraft, to laser communications, to asteroid detection systems, there is no shortage of Australian ideas and expertise to help NASA explore the Moon and Mars.
It's established Mars was once a planet with surface-level water. So with multiple MARS missions starting next year, the key to seeking out martian life may instead lie in the contents of its 'dust'.
This hot, acidic neighbor with its surface veiled in thick clouds hasn't benefited from the attention showered on Mars and the Moon. But Venus may offer insights into the fate of the Earth.
An Israeli spacecraft carrying tardigrades crashed into the moon. Whether they will survive is irrelevant.
The fifth episode of the To the moon and beyond podcast series explores where we will be travelling in 2069.
Australia played a vital role in beaming the Apollo 11 Moon landing to the world. But since then we've passed up the opportunity to cement our place in exploring outer space.
As more than a million people have indicated plans to partake in a citizen 'raid' on the famed Area 51 to 'see them aliens,' a scholar on the search for extraterrestrial life weighs in on the hype.