The latest space and Nasa news, including updates on the Lunar Mission, planets and astronomy

UAE to see final supermoon of 2023 this evening
Harvest moon, so named because it is closest to the autumn equinox, will grace the skies on September 29
September 29, 2023, 3:36 AM
As it happened: Astronauts stuck in space for a year complete return to Earth
Nasa astronaut Frank Rubio and Russian cosmonauts Dmitry Petelin and Sergey Prokopyev were aboard ISS for 371 days
September 27, 2023, 1:42 AM
AI helps scientists search for life on other planets
Researchers say artificial intelligence can differentiate between molecular patterns in living and non-living samples
September 25, 2023, 9:26 PM
US exploring potential space force hotline with China
American commander says US Space Force has had discussions to prevent crises beyond Earth's atmosphere
September 25, 2023, 6:56 PM
Sheikh Hamdan hails UAE astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi in Dubai meeting
Crown Prince of Dubai praises achievements of Emirati space traveller and the team behind the momentous mission
September 25, 2023, 4:28 PM
Asteroid Bennu: Nasa's seven-year mission brings samples back to Earth
The US has become the second country after Japan to achieve the daring feat
September 25, 2023, 6:31 AM
Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed visits UAE astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi in Al Ain
Umm Ghafa continues to celebrate the return of local hero after he spent six months aboard the International Space Station
September 22, 2023, 6:02 PM
'I've waited 17 years': Dubai adventurer set for Virgin Galactic flight on October 5
Namira Salim will become the first Pakistani citizen to fly to the boundary of space
September 22, 2023, 7:37 AM
Yahsat awarded $5.1bn satellite capacity and services contract by UAE
Deal is for 17 years and covers the operations, maintenance and technology management services of ground segment satellite systems
September 22, 2023, 4:31 AM
How to watch a Nasa craft carrying asteroid samples return to Earth today
The capsule has collected 60g of soil from an asteroid 330 million km away from Earth
September 22, 2023, 4:06 AM
Rapturous reception as astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi returns to his hometown
Umm Ghafa celebrates the return of local hero after six months on the International Space Station
UAE in Space
September 21, 2023, 3:50 PM
Sheikh Hamdan praises team behind Sultan Al Neyadi's successful UAE space mission
Crown Prince of Dubai says it demonstrated the capabilities of Emiratis
September 21, 2023, 4:06 AM
Sultan Al Neyadi has helped boost Arab capabilities in space, says renowned scientist
The Emirati astronaut completed a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station early in September
UAE in Space
September 21, 2023, 3:00 AM
Could UAE's space success help make 'najmonauts' a household name?
Term was created in 2020 to describe astronauts from the region
September 20, 2023, 4:14 PM
Astronauts stuck in space for a year try pressure suits to help them re-adapt to gravity
The three men are set to return to Earth on September 27
September 19, 2023, 9:06 AM
'United in pride': Sultan Al Neyadi receives hero's welcome in Abu Dhabi
President Sheikh Mohamed congratulates astronaut on his 'remarkable achievement'
UAE in Space
September 18, 2023, 1:37 PM
Dubai airports stamp passports with Sultan Al Neyadi homecoming message
Emirati astronaut to receive a hero's welcome when he returns to the UAE on Monday
September 18, 2023, 12:13 PM
Sultan Al Neyadi begins journey home to 'beloved UAE'
Emirati astronaut set for hero's welcome today when he returns to the Emirates
UAE in Space
September 18, 2023, 7:29 AM
Abu Dhabi landmarks light up to welcome Sultan Al Neyadi home
Emirati astronaut returns to the UAE on Monday after historic six-month mission in space
September 18, 2023, 6:34 AM
Astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi to receive hero's welcome on return to UAE
Live-stream of celebration takes place from 5.30pm UAE time on Monday
September 17, 2023, 12:23 PM