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SpaceX Nasa Mission: Astronauts on historic mission enter space station

7 hours 45 min ago
Nasa's Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken complete their 19-hour flight to the orbiting laboratory.

Nasa SpaceX launch: What is the Crew Dragon?

8 hours 1 min ago
A guide to SpaceX's Crew Dragon vehicle, which carried astronauts to the space station.

Who are the astronauts?

12 hours 33 min ago
BBC News profiles the space travellers who will launch in SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule.

Red Hugh: Spanish dig for the bones of 'Fighting Prince of Donegal'

18 hours 54 min ago
The Irish chieftain was buried in the same Spanish chapel as Christopher Columbus.

Climate change: How a green new deal really could go global

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 23:54
Chief Environment correspondent Justin Rowlatt considers the prospects for a big economic makeover.

SpaceX launch: Nasa astronauts blast off to the International Space Station

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 19:45
Two astronauts launched into orbit for historic mission to the International Space Station.

SpaceX launch: Nasa astronauts begin historic mission on private spaceship

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 19:23
Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken head out on a mission to initiate a new, commercial era in spaceflight.

Rutland osprey project grows online audience in lockdown

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 11:08
The Rutland Osprey Project has seen a higher level of engagement with its work following lockdown.

Climate change: 'Stunning' seafloor ridges record Antarctic retreat

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 11:58
Scientists are learning just how fast the ice margin of Antarctica can retreat in a warming world.

World's deepest octopus captured on camera

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 23:09
A "Dumbo" octopus is photographed at a depth of 7,000m in the Indian Ocean's Java Trench.

COP 26: New date agreed for UN climate summit in Glasgow

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 19:19
The COP26 UN summit, which was postponed due to coronavirus, will now take place between 1 and 12 November 2021.

Biggest UK solar plant approved

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 16:33
Climate change: Go-ahead for controversial solar farm - the UK's biggest

Isle of Wight pterosaur species fossil hailed as UK first

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 15:09
The University of Portsmouth identified it as a tapejarid, a flying pterosaur from the Cretaceous period.

Evolution of the spacesuit

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 10:57
How SpaceX's stylish spacesuit differs from other attire flown by astronauts.

Nasa, SpaceX crew launch stymied by weather

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 20:21
A late decision is made to delay the first astronaut launch to orbit from US soil in nine years.

How we got to this point

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 17:07
Why has SpaceX launched astronauts to the International Space Station for Nasa?

Roman mosaic floor found under Italian vineyard

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 09:10
Authorities north of Verona in Italy found the well-preserved tile floor after decades of searching.

Record drop in energy investment, warns International Energy Agency

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 04:00
The pandemic has caused a record fall in energy investment and will likely lead to more pollution.

SpaceX launch: What is SpaceX and why is it going to the ISS?

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 23:46
Ahead of the launch of the Crew Dragon mission, the BBC explains what SpaceX actually does.

Epic 7,500-mile cuckoo migration wows scientists

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 21:45
Scientists have tracked a cuckoo's migratory flight from Africa to its breeding ground in Mongolia.