Last updated on Saturday 29th August 2015 03:02:01 GMT
- Satellite image of IS destruction
A French satellite system pictures a pile of rubble where the ancient Temple of Baalshamin at Palmyra in Syria used to stand.
- Year-long 'Mars isolation' begins
A team of Nasa recruits begins a year-long isolation in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii, to simulate life on Mars.
- Key Inmarsat rocket flight under way
A rocket launches from Kazakhstan carrying the spacecraft needed by London-based Inmarsat to complete its new £1bn global telecommunications network.
- Badger cull extended into Dorset
The badger cull is to be extended into Dorset following pilots in Gloucestershire and Somerset, the government announces.
- Satellite revisits Hurricane Katrina
A UK-built satellite delivered the first orbital picture to US disaster response coordinators following Hurricane Katrina. Ten years on, a British spacecraft has re-imaged the Mississippi Delta.
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