The International Space Station has seen a number of recent mishaps. File photograph: Nasa

A smoke alarm was activated in a Russian service module on the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian space agency Roscosmos said on Thursday,(...)

Astronaut Thomas Pesquet brought the girls’ computer code with him when he took off from Nasa’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida shortly before 11am (Irish time) on Friday. Photograph: SpaceX/AFP via Getty Images

The third crewed mission to the International Space Station by Elon Musk’s private SpaceX company that lifted off from the Kennedy Space Centre on Fri(...)

Street View worked with Nasa  to design a gravity-free method of collecting imagery using DSLR cameras and equipment already on the ISS.

From the Amazon rainforest to Antarctica, Google’s interactive 360-degree panoramic Street View technology has taken users to some pretty remote place(...)

Cupola Observation Module. Photograph: Google Street View/Nasa

Only a select few have ever set foot on the International Space Station (ISS) but now anyone can explore and look down on Earth from outer space witho(...)

Sophie Guilfoyle and Andrea Ford from Mary Queen of Ireland Caherdavin Limerick pictured at talk with European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet live from the International Space Station (ISS). Photograph: Brian Gavin Press 22

Hundreds of primary school children were left in awe as they took part in Ireland’s “first live video-call with a European astronaut on board the Inte(...)