Nasa

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2020 was hottest year on record by narrow margin, Nasa says
Due to different methods, US Noaa judged year as fractionally cooler than 2016 while UK Met Office put 2020 in close second place

Oliver Milman

14, Jan, 2021 @6:15 PM

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The five: space missions for 2021
After 2020, anyone would be forgiven for wanting to escape Earth, and Mars, the moon and the asteroid belt beckon

Ian Tucker

10, Jan, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Spacewatch: Nasa joins Japan's mission to study sun's atmosphere
EUVST telescope will study how solar winds emanate from the sun, creating ‘space weather’

Stuart Clark

08, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Revealed: all 27 monkeys held at Nasa research center killed on single day in 2019
Revelation that 27 primates euthanized at California facility prompts outcry that animals were not sent to sanctuary

Oliver Milman

22, Dec, 2020 @8:30 AM

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Spacewatch: SpaceX Dragon resupply craft delivers cargo to ISS
New airlock and scientific experiments among cargo delivered to International Space Station

Stuart Clark

11, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Nasa says landing astronauts on moon by 2024 is unlikely
Costs and overruns on key technology have hit schedule of Artemis programme, says report

Stuart Clark

18, Nov, 2020 @9:30 PM

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SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with the International Space Station
Three Americans and one Japanese astronaut on Nasa mission will remain at orbiting lab until their replacements arrive in April

Guardian staff and agencies

17, Nov, 2020 @2:49 PM

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Nasa poised to return to crewed spaceflight with SpaceX capsule launch
Public-private partnership with Elon Musk’s company to send four astronauts to international space station on Saturday

Richard Luscombe

13, Nov, 2020 @8:45 AM

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Treasure trove of Nasa photos including first selfie in space up for auction
Sale by Christie’s in London of 2,400 vintage images ranges from the dawn of space age to the last men on the moon

Richard Luscombe

11, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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UK firm to turn moon rock into oxygen and building materials
Technology seen as a vital component in preparations to establish permanent lunar base

Ian Sample Science editor

09, Nov, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Water exists on the moon, scientists confirm
Proof of significant amounts of H2O has implications for future lunar missions

Linda Geddes

26, Oct, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Twenty years of the International Space Station – but was it worth it?
Has the ISS benefited society? Scientists are divided: for some, it’s a beacon of unity; for others, just a set for an action film

Robin McKie

25, Oct, 2020 @6:49 AM

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