China's space programme has accelerated lately - last month, workers recovered an experimental probe that was launched on a new generation rocket

The rockets expected to carry China's second orbiting space lab Tiangong-2 and the Shenzhou-11 manned spacecraft into space have been delivered to Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China

China is scheduled to launch its first high-capacity broadband satellite by the end of 2018, and to begin satellite communications services by 2019, according to the satellite system's blueprint.

Two potentially habitable rocky planets have been discovered with Nasa's Kepler telescope during a 'round-up' of exoplanets in which more than 100 new worlds were found.

BILBAO, Spain – NASA intends to launch a larger and much improved telescope as a successor to Hubble towards the end of 2018, the European Space Agency said on Tuesday.

1,300 new galaxies uncovered by one of the world's most powerful radio telescope

An international team of astronomers has announced the discovery of a new dwarf planet in our Solar System, finding a distant object beyond Neptune that circles the Sun in a spectacularly wide orbi

China will launch its first geoscientific satellite by 2020 for forecasting hydrological events, including floods and droughts.

China has begun to build the first Sino-French satellite and plans to launch it in 2018 to improve oceanographical research, according to Chinese space scientists.

Liquid water is a requirement for life on Earth.

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