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Djibouti signs deal for $1bn rocket launch site

The Djibouti authorities have signed a preliminary agreement with Hong Kong Aerospace

Quiet, please: human noise is interfering with the sex lives of grasshoppers

Grasshoppers have a bad reputation. They’re not popular with gardeners And locusts,

Last surviving Apollo 7 astronaut Walter Cunningham dies at 90

US astronaut Walter Cunningham, the last surviving member of the first Nasa

DNA in the water shows South African scientists where to find a rare pipefish

Keeping track of the world’s wildlife populations is fundamental to conservation efforts

The countries launching missions to the Moon and beyond in 2023

In 2023, Russia, India and the European Space Agency will be launching

Will a robot ever make your blue jeans?

There is a quiet effort underway to find out — involving clothing

Mysteries of universe in focus for South African mega telescope

South African officials and scientists on Monday celebrated a milestone towards building

Chinese astronauts return to earth after ‘successful’ six-month mission

Three Chinese astronauts landed back on earth on Sunday on board the

South Africa turns to solar to help stop power cuts

Young engineer Nolwazi Zulu says that when she was a teenager she

South Africa’s new ground station to help NASA track space flights

A new deep-space ground station being built in South Africa's semi-desert Karoo