The European Space Agency is due to launch its Solar Orbiter on Monday 10 February, and Dr David Brown from the University of Warwick Department of Physics has commented on the mission's importance in understanding the behaviour of our own Sun.
The Berensheet spacecraft is due to land on the surface of the moon on 11 April. Dr David Brown from the Department of Physics discusses the importance of this mission, and what its success means for Israel and for privately-funded space efforts.
As one Mars mission comes to an end and another sets up its latest instrument, Dr David Brown from the Department of Physics has commented on the valuable contribution that Opportunity made, and InSight will make, to our understanding of the red planet.
A European team using state-of-the-art high precision instruments has detected a planet at least three times the size of Earth orbiting Barnard's Star, the nearest star to the Sun. Professor Don Pollacco and Dr David Brown from Warwick Astronomy and Astrophysics explain more.