Doug Hurley

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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(...)

Commercial spaceflight has received the official seal of approval of the US government as Nasa teams up with Boeing and Elon Musk’s privately owned Sp(...)