‘Star Trek’ actor William Shatner will be flown into space on Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin Rocket and is the oldest person to ever go into space.
South Africa has been chosen as the base of a new space company due to its highly skilled engineers and data scientists.
Jeff Bezos spent a few minutes in space on reusable rocket built by his firm Blue Origin as part of a four-member crew, in a small step toward his stated goal of building floating space colonies.
The SA-based MeerKAT telescope has made a discovery that will shape the way astronomers study new galaxies going forward – and the photos are stunning!
The SpaceX rocket will also carry cotton, a portable ultrasound device and a miniaturized human kidney to study the formation of kidney stones that tend to afflict astronauts in microgravity.
Since the dawn of time, lunar eclipses have fascinated cultures across the globe.
What is a blood moon? What is a lunar eclipse? Why is a blood moon red? We’re glad you asked.
May’s full moon is almost here! What is a blood moon? What is a supermoon? What is a lunar eclipse? Will the blood moon be red? We’re glad you asked.
April’s pink moon is special! Here’s why.
The South African National Space Agency shared satellite images of the Cape Town fire. More than 600 hectares was destroyed by the blaze.
Sky watchers, gather ’round. We’ve collected all the major celestial events in one place, for your convenience. From rocket launches and meteor showers to eclipses and notable space events, find it all here.
SpaceX is planning to launch its 24th batch of Starlink satellites on Wednesday 7 April 2021.
February’s full moon is known as the Snow Moon, and will shine its brightest this weekend.
The Perseverance Rover touched down on the red planet on 18 February, after a seven-month journey.
Lake Salda in Turkey will help guide the search for ancient life on Mars. Here’s how.
New research confirmed that Apophis is picking up speed and “might cause chaos” when it eventually reaches us.
You don’t want to miss this!
SpaceX confirmed the launches had been postponed to “allow for additional time for pre-launch checks”.
Another Starship prototype goes up in flames.
A dying star disrupted mobile phone reception in South Africa this month. Here’s what you need to know.
SpaceX is prepped for the launch of the Transporter-1 mission and ready to break a new record. Watch the live stream here.
Get ready for liftoff!
The two radio galaxies discovered by the MEERKAT Telescope are amongst the largest single objects in the universe.
Here’s what NASA have planned for 2021.
Observations from NASA show that the asteroid is zooming through the solar system at an astonishing 3.7 kilometres per second – or more than 13,000 kilometres per hour.