Professor Hawking told Good Morning Britain that he'd never dreamed he'd be able to head into space. But "Richard Branson has offered me a seat on Virgin Galactic, and I said yes immediately", he said.
Growing significant numbers of human stem cells in a short time could lead to new treatments for stroke and other health issues. Scientists are sending stem cells to the International Space Station to test whether these cells proliferate faster in microgravity without suffering any side effects.
If you're trying to sell something to the European Space Agency, today could be the day to move in and close the deal because there should be smiles all round after two missions achieved important milestones.
Glasgow is set to join the big ranks after the City Council managed to secure funding for a brand new space centre in the Merchant City.
ESA CAVES/PANGAEA Astronaut Training Courses as ground-based analogue platforms - Expressions of Interest by 15th March
ESA is looking to offer some of its CAVES/PANGAEA Astronaut Training Course campaigns as ground-based analogues platforms.