The Canadian Long Range Plan 2020 for astronomy and astrophysics builds on Canadian research's previous success to extend Canada's role.
Current plans for lunar exploration may end up destroying ancient, genetic samples from Earth that have ended up on the moon.
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'.
NASA and the European Space Agency are planning a series of lunar missions using tiny 'CubeSats' to map the moon for resources.
NASA's Europa Clipper mission just got the green light - here's what it could achieve.
By 2069, we could be seeing the start of regular journeys from the moon to Mars.
The fifth episode of the To the moon and beyond podcast series explores where we will be travelling in 2069.
Any base on the moon would need very thick walls.
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.
The future of lunar exploration and space travel will be possible only through advances in robotic design and implementation.
The new era of space exploration is characterized by an emphasis on diversity and international cooperation. But there's a lot of work to do before there's gender equality in STEM fields and at NASA.
Fifty years ago, on July 11, 1969, David Bowie released Space Oddity. With its adventurous orchestration, unsettling harmonics and melancholy narrative, the now classic song captured a moment.
Titan may host primitive lifeforms and could tell us how life arose on our own planet.
Scientists are hoping to turn tiny spacecraft into starships by coupling them with large solar sails.
A new podcast series from The Conversation exploring the last 50 years of space exploration and the 50 years to come.
Whether anything could live in Europa's subsurface ocean depends on what kind of salt it contains. Now scientists have found out.
There needs to be an international approach regarding the management and disposal of space junk.
A new study suggests that we should limit ourselves to developing just one eight of the solar system.
Even if we can prevent a global warming apocalypse, our planet won’t be safe forever – the sun will one day expand. So should we try to move the Earth to a wider orbit?