Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla, speaks during at an event  near Jamestown,  Australia last week. Photograph: Photograph: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

(...) big idea for he calls the BFR (Big F***ing Rocket) will also be used to launch a manned mission to(...)

Elon Musk, founder and chief executive and lead designer of SpaceX, and also CEO of Tesla, speaks during a media conference in Adelaide. Photograph: Reuters

(...) followed by a manned mission in 2024, Mr Musk, who serves as chief executive and lead designer of Space(...)

Swedish journalist Kim Wall, whose remains have been found in Copenhagen. Photograph: Tom Wall via AP

(...) working on a story about Madsen (46), who dreamed of launching a manned space mission. Mr Madsen initially(...)

A crew-signed ‘Apollo 11’ emblem flown to the moon by command module pilot Michael Collins

(...) to believe now but space travel was routine in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The US sent six manned(...)

(...) entrepreneur Elon Musk’s manned mission to Mars. Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Cruises announced that one of(...)

A fighter from Iraq’s elite Counter-Terrorism Service takes a position inside a building in the Shuhada neighbourhood of west Mosul on Friday. Photograph: Ahmad al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images

(...) leg injury. The makeshift clinic, an abandoned house manned by American volunteers and Iraqi military(...)

The SpaceX Falcon rocket launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Sunday carrying a load of supplies for the International Space Station. Photograph: Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP

SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday on a resupply mission to the International(...)

Last man on the moon: US astronaut Eugene Cernan, who died last week,   in 1972. Photograph: Nasa/EPA

(...) and the ESA have been working closely together in an effort to get a new mission to Mars, which is(...)

Eugene Cernan was 82 when he died. Photograph: Nasa via AP
Obituary: Eugene A Cernan
  • People
  • January 17, 2017, 17:53

Eugene A Cernan, the commander of the Apollo 17 lunar-landing mission in 1972 and the last human to(...)

 Astronaut Eugene Cernan has died aged 82. Photograph: Nasa/AP

(...) mission, set foot on the lunar surface in December 1972 during his third space flight. He became the last(...)