What will the future of humanity look like? Renowned physicist Michio Kaku predicts it will be in space — and says we may not have any choice in the matter if we want to avoid extinction.
The CSIRO says Australian industry needs to step up and get involved in NASA's plans for human bases on the Moon.
The stars might finally be aligning for the Northern Territory's nascent space industry, with an Australian Space Agency off the ground, regulation in the process of being updated and a company set to build Australia's first launch site in Arnhem Land.
We like to think of Earth as having a lot of water, but we've got nothing compared to watery giants that scientists say could be orbiting stars far away.
The global space industry is worth around $400 billion — and that could skyrocket if asteroid mining kicks off. And all that money means conflict in space is inevitable, a leading expert says.
Australia was one of the first nations to launch a satellite into space. Now the head of the newly formed Australian Space Agency explains how Australia can return to the forefront of the space race.
South Australia pitches the former Royal Adelaide Hospital site as the best home for the nation's space agency, but competition is fierce between states intent on securing the burgeoning industry.
A high resolution camera which was partly developed in Melbourne and launched towards the International Space Station on Friday will be used to fight bushfires and monitor the health of the Great Barrier Reef.
The sight of X-wings battling TIE-fighters or the Starship Enterprise shooting off into the stars were once reserved for sci-fi epics. But Donald Trump's "Space Force" announcement brings space battles a lot closer to reality.
The US President has escalated the rhetoric of a space arms race. It's very worrying coming from the (arguably) the most powerful person on Earth, writes Steven Freeland.