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UK-built Mars rover named after British scientist Rosalind Franklin

The UK-built ExoMars robot that will set out to find evidence of life on Mars has been named after British scientist Rosalind Franklin. The name...

Tim Peake set for return to International Space Station

British astronaut Tim Peake is to go into space a second time. The announcement was made as the Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft that launched Major Peake...

UK’s new £4m space technology centre will test engines to send rockets into orbit

Britain’s forgotten history as a rocket pioneer is to be revived with the construction of a £4 million UK National Space Propulsion Facility. Engines for...

‘The best ride I’ve been on ever’: The first words Tim Peake said after landing on Earth

British astronaut Tim Peake returned to Earth in dramatic style after ending the six-month International Space Station (ISS) mission that earned him an honour...

Tim Peake feared being stranded on space station, says Foreign Office minister

British astronaut Tim Peake feared being left stuck in space if the West’s relations with Russia deteriorated, a Foreign Office minister has said. Tobias Ellwood...

Tim Peake is going to spend an extra couple of weeks in space

It is already the trip of a lifetime – and now astronaut Tim Peake has been told he can stay in space for an...

Tim Peake to run London Marathon from space with help of ‘shadow runner’

Astronaut Tim Peake is counting down to the London Marathon, which he will run on board the International Space Station in just 11 days’...

British Mars rover ‘Bruno’ will help scientists search for life on Red Planet

Is there life out there? It is one of the most significant questions for all of us and an answer might not be far away...

A Soyuz space capsule has taken off on its mission to the International Space Station

A Soyuz space capsule carrying two Russians and an American is heading for the International Space Station after blasting off from Russia’s manned space...

Astronaut Tim Peake takes deep breath for stardust experiment

It sounds like a code red emergency on the International Space Station – British astronaut Tim Peake shut in an airlock which is losing...

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