In the heat of a Kazakhstan night, we stood 900m (2,952ft) from the launchpad where a Soyuz rocket readied for take-off.
The Australian town that saved the day to broadcast the moon landing live is celebrating its role in history.
Harrison Schmitt says he doesn't much enjoy travelling by air these days.
It has been 50 years since the world first heard Neil Armstrong's famous phrase: "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."
Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of SpaceX, has claimed it would be easier for his company to land on the moon than try to convince NASA that the company is up to the task.
The intelligence and security committee of parliament has called for the next prime minister to quickly make a decision on Huawei's role in the UK's 5G infrastrucutre.
A chemical in red wine known as resveratrol could prevent astronauts' muscles becoming weak in the reduced gravity environment on Mars, a new study as found.
The BBC and ITV have signed a deal to launch subscription service BritBox in the UK before the end of the year.
The UK could be experiencing a "once-in-a-decade" wildlife phenomenon, scientists have said.
Scientists at a satellite earth station in Cornwall say they will be able to provide deep-space communication facilities for missions to Mars within the next five years.
"Music has charms to sooth a savage breast," the poet William Congreve said back in 1697.
New migrants moving to the UK to work after Brexit will be given unique digital identities and have their visa applications filtered by "automated checks", according to a leaked Home Office presentation seen by Sky News.
The government's flagship digital ID programme, Verify, has been as mismanaged as Crossrail according to a review of major projects, raising questions about the Cabinet Office wasting £212m of taxpayers' money.
The European Commission has fined American chipmaker Qualcomm €242m (£217m) for abusing its market dominance with the aim of forcing British rival Icera out of the market.
The early bird catches the rocket, so alarms were set for 3.30am and a convoy of coaches set off from the city of Baikonur in Kazakhstan before sunrise.
A new study utilising social media images of animals online has revealed that at least 55 species in the UK have been displaced by climate change over the last decade.
An app which artificially alters faces to make them look older has gone viral on social media over the past few days, with people rushing to download it and take part in the #FaceAppChallenge.
Instagram is hiding the number of likes on posts in seven countries to "remove pressure" on users.
The EU's competition regulator is to investigate the use of sellers' data by Amazon - the latest big multinational firm to face pressure over exploitation of customer information.