Australians will get a glimpse of the blood-red moon, the last full moon before the summer solstice, at sunset on Friday.
Fraser Barton and staff writers
SpaceX will fly the first orbital test of its massive Starship rocket early next year and expects a dozen or more launches in 2022, founder Elon Musk said.
Spacesuit technology and insufficient funding are behind NASA missing a 2024 Trump administration deadline for returning astronauts to the moon.
The evolution of the universe is one step closer to being solved after Australian researchers were part of a team that made a huge discovery.
US firm LeoLabs is adding Bunbury to a growing network of radar sites set up to find and track space debris.
Star Trek actor William Shatner has become the oldest person to reach space onboard a Blue Origin rocketship with three other passengers.
WA businesses are jumping at the chance to play a role in a new space mission with NASA which will see an Australian-made rover journey to the moon.
While Australia has been part of US space missions, notably by setting up a tracking station for the Apollo Moon Mission in Carnavon WA, it has never launched its own. Until today.
WA’s first-ever satellite blasted into space today, after the planned launch yesterday was delayed due to bad weather.
WA will soon have its own space program and will have flown more spacecraft than any other State — and our Curtin university students have something to do with it.
The toaster-sized craft will create history for WA as it’s propelled into orbit 400km above the Earth’s surface.
Scientists have raised the chances of the asteroid Bennu hitting Earth in the next century or two.
Two of the Pilbara’s finest have been left gobsmacked after their usual night on the beat was interrupted by a meteor — and it was all captured on bodycam. WATCH THE VISION.
Forget Ground Control and Major Tom, if you really want a space oddity look no further than Jeff Bezos slipping the bonds of Earth in what looks like the bell end of a rocket-powered phallus.
The world’s richest man Jeff Bezos launched into space on Tuesday night on the first crewed flight of his New Shepard rocket.
Sir Richard Branson hailed the ‘experience of a lifetime’ after flying to the edge of space aboard Virgin Galactic's first fully crewed flight.
The billionaire has touted the flight as a precursor to a new era of space tourism, with the company he founded poised to begin commercial operations next year.
Like the original space race — a Cold War battle for aerospace supremacy between the USA and Soviet Union — the 21st century version is about prestige and ego. But this time it’s between billionaires.
The world-first detection of the aftermath of the two most extreme and enigmatic objects in the universe colliding has made waves in the study of astrophysics — literally and figuratively.
A trio of international artists has produced a collection of music that captures the mysterious sounds of space. And the resulting compositions are eerie, visceral and entirely compelling.
Ever wondered just how many sets of eyes are watching us from above? A new study has taken one step further towards answering just that. And it’s more than you think.
Technology developed and built right here in WA could be used for future NASA missions to the moon and beyond with a $4 million funding boost for space researchers by the Federal Government.
Stargazers around the world were treated to a rare spectacle - a super blood moon. Here are some of the best pics of this phenomenon.
West Aussies were treated to one of the best views of the super blood moon last night, with many gathering as King’s Park to snap a photo of the rare phenomenon.
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