Australia hasn't exactly been at the centre of the space race but now, the Federal Government thinks astronauts and rockets could be on the horizon for Australia. Some in the space industry say they're being a little optimistic.
Exactly half a century ago, the risks involved in deciding to send the crew of Apollo 8 into lunar orbit for Christmas in 1968 would make the Moon landing seem easy in comparison, NASA insiders remember.
The Pentagon's new Space Command will be the first step towards the US President's much-touted Space Force and will work to protect America's vast array of military satellites, which are largely unprotected.
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.