The Voyager space probes sent back some amazing images of the planets in the outer Solar System, and they're still talking to Earth every day via Australia's tracking station.
Humanity is the real target for these recordings which continue to inspire us to better understand ourselves and our place in the cosmos.
In Indigenous culture, dingoes were prized as companions, garments and hunting aids. Europeans later tried to tame dingoes as 'pets' but their wild nature has prevailed.
In five or seven billion years time, the Sun's life will come to an end. And it will be really spectacular - if you're watching from far enough away.
The images are in from the Juno probe's closest flyby so far of Jupiter's Great Red Spot. Citizen scientists are now getting involved in processing those images.
It's a dirty scientific job – but it could save lives.
Although some complain that the differences between Kenyatta and Odinga are more rhetorical than real, one thing is clear: Kenyans have a real choice to make at the ballot box.
Studying mysterious neutron stars could uncover the secrets of exotic physics – and a way to navigate the stars.
We could learn a lot from any mission to send people to Mars, such as whether there's life elsewhere in the universe or even the technology for new household appliances.
NASA says there are ten "potentially hazardous" asteroids close to Earth. Good reason to make sure we have a backup plan should any catastrophic event wipe of much of life on Earth.
Many technologies in healthcare on Earth originated from human space exploration - here are ten examples.
Sperm that's been to space is good enough to get mice pregnant – and give birth to healthy offspring.
To get us to Mars and beyond, a team of students from around the world has a plan involving lunar rovers mining ice and a space station between the Earth and the moon.
Plants on other planets are bound to be even weirder than the strangest ones we find on Earth – if they even exist.
We know much about the true shape of our planet is thanks to two satellites that act as targets for lasers fired from Earth.
JAXA has announced a mission to visit the two moons of Mars and return a rock sample to Earth.
Why use satellites to study Earth's climate? Researchers leading a new mission explain how images from space will help them analyze which parts of the Americas soak up the most carbon.
The Moon belongs to all of us. Let's share in its beauty from afar without splashing around $100 million on a showy space trip.
Scientists have discovered seven Earth-sized planets packed around a dim star.
If there's life on one of the Earth's seven sisters, chances are it has spread to all of them.