Bob Behnken

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The largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter become well placed for viewing this month. File photograph: Getty Images

There is a moment in Kim Stanley Robinson’s book Galileo’s Dream when a mysterious stranger prompts the title character to turn his newly acquired spy(...)

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken  and Doug Hurley (front) in the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule. Photograph: Nasa TV/AFP via Getty

A mere 19 hours after blasting off from Florida, and with a short break for some Black Sabbath music in between, two Nasa astronauts docked the SpaceX(...)

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photograph: Nasa TV/AFP via Getty

SpaceX, the private space exploration company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida in a mission tha(...)

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Crew Dragon spacecraft attached sits on launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center on May 27th in Cape Canaveral, Florida ahead of its planned launch. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty

Billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket launch has been postponed due to bad weather in Florida. The plan had been to launch two Americans into orbit (...)

Several lesser-spotted stars and planets should be visible in the skies this May. File image: iStock/Getty

Named for the fleet-footed messenger of the gods, the planet Mercury can be equally tricky to catch during its brief trips out of the sun’s glare. Thi(...)

A video grab taken shows a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard lifting off during the Demo-1 mission. Photograph: Getty Images

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft took off on Saturday morning, marking the first major step towards US ambitions to resume sending astronauts into spac(...)