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International Space Station swerves to dodge space junk

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The International Space Station (ISS) had to swerve away from a fragment of a US launch vehicle on Friday, the head of Russia's space...

NASA launches test mission of asteroid-deflecting spacecraft

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A spacecraft that must ultimately crash to succeed was launched late on Tuesday from California on a NASA mission to demonstrate the world's first...

Russian anti-satellite missile test endangers space station crew – NASA

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An anti-satellite missile test Russia conducted on Monday generated a debris field in low-Earth orbit that endangered the International Space Station and will pose...

NASA, SpaceX launch 4 more astronauts into orbit on flight to...

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NASA and private rocket company SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit late on Wednesday, sending a veteran spacewalker, two younger crewmates chosen for future...

International Space Station thrown out of control by misfire of Russian...

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The International Space Station (ISS) was thrown briefly out of control on Thursday when jet thrusters of a newly arrived Russian research module inadvertently...

Faraway NASA probe detects the eerie hum of interstellar space

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The classic 1979 sci-fi horror film "Alien" was advertised with the memorable tagline, "In space no can hear you scream." It did not say...

Four astronauts return from space station aboard SpaceX capsule

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Four astronauts returned safely to Earth from the International Space Station early on Sunday in a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, parachuting to splash-down in...

SpaceX rocketship launches 4 astronauts on NASA mission to space station

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NASA and Elon Musk’s commercial rocket company SpaceX launched a new four-astronaut team on a flight to the International Space Station on Friday, the...

SpaceX rocketship launches 4 astronauts on NASA mission to space station

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NASA and Elon Musk's commercial rocket company SpaceX launched a new four-astronaut team on a flight to the International Space Station on Friday, the...

NASA extracts breathable oxygen from thin Martian air

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NASA has logged another extraterrestrial first on its latest mission to Mars: converting carbon dioxide from the Martian atmosphere into pure, breathable oxygen, the...

Mars rover sends home movie of daredevil descent to landing on...

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NASA scientists on Monday unveiled first-of-a-kind home movies of last week’s’ daredevil Mars rover landing, vividly showing its supersonic parachute inflation over the red...

‘Something we’ve never seen’ – Mars rover beams back selfie from...

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NASA scientists on Friday presented striking early images from the picture-perfect landing of the Mars rover Perseverance, including a selfie of the six-wheeled vehicle...

NASA’s astrobiology rover Perseverance makes historic Mars landing

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NASA’s Mars rover Perseverance, the most advanced astrobiology lab ever sent to another world, streaked through the Martian atmosphere on Thursday and landed safely...

SpaceX’s Starship prototype explodes on landing after test launch

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SpaceX’s Starship prototype exploded while attempting to land on Wednesday after an otherwise successful test launch from the company’s rocket facility in Boca Chica,...

‘One heck of a ride’: SpaceX launches astronauts into space

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Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX launched four astronauts on a flight to the International Space Station on Sunday, NASA’s first full-fledged mission sending a...

European space agency signs deal for asteroid defence mission

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The European space agency (ESA) signed a deal worth 129 million euros ($154 million) on Tuesday to make a spacecraft for a joint project...

NASA astronauts cap historic ‘odyssey’ aboard SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule

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US astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who flew to the International Space Station in SpaceX’s new Crew Dragon, splashed down in the Gulf...

SpaceX Crew Dragon delivers two NASA astronauts to International Space Station

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Nearly 24 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule delivered NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station...

SpaceX to bring astronauts to short-handed Space Station for longer stay

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Two NASA astronauts gearing up to ride SpaceX’s new space taxi will now be on a mission planned to last more than a month,...

Key Kenya opposition strategist arrested

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Kenya's opposition National Super Alliance said one of its key strategists was arrested in Kwale and his whereabouts were unknown. The Alliance...

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