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China launches probe to explore dark side of Moon

China launches probe to explore dark side of Moon

Its program also suffered a rare setback a year ago with the failed launch of its Long March 5 rocket . China is making final preparations for the launch of its latest lunar lander and rover spacec...

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SpaceX Breaks Launch Record

SpaceX Breaks Launch Record

The CRS-16 mission launched supplies to the ISS on Wednesday, but the booster headed for the landing pad missed and landed in the water instead, ending SpaceX's flawless record of 12 previous successf...

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SpaceX launched the Falcon 9 twice visited the space the first step

SpaceX launched the Falcon 9 twice visited the space the first step

The private company expects to start launching station crews next year. This is SpaceX's 20th launch for the year 2018, surpassing its record number launches by two. SpaceX chief Elon Musk said the ...

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New NASA lander captures 1st sounds of Martian wind

New NASA lander captures 1st sounds of Martian wind

During the first few weeks in its new home, InSight has been instructed to be extra careful, so anything unexpected will trigger what's called a fault. The sounds released include data from InSight'...

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Manned Soyuz rocket successfully launched into space

Manned Soyuz rocket successfully launched into space

This time, the mission set out to deliver a three-person Russian, American, and Canadian crew to the International Space Station. Almost two months after a rocket malfunction forced NASA and the R...

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Hawaiian Monk Seal Gets Eel Stuck Up Its Nose

Hawaiian Monk Seal Gets Eel Stuck Up Its Nose

While the unfortunate, recently photographed seal was doing this, an eel could have, in a case of self-defense, "rammed itself into the nostril and maybe got stuck", Littnan said. Also, seals' nostril...

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The crew of "Soyuz MS-11" went to the ISS

That triggered the Soyuz spacecraft's launch abort system, sending the spacecraft away from the damaged rocket. Roscosmos "Concerned" Over NASA Commercial Crew Program The Russian space agen...

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SpaceX Launches Cargo Ship to Space Station, Misses Rocket Landing

As it continued to descend, the rocket is seen in video to begin to spin like a slowly twirling pencil in a counterclockwise motion, the Merlin engine's beneath it fighting to stabilize its flight. Th...

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Rare December tornadoes reported in central USA; 1 dead

Rare December tornadoes reported in central USA; 1 dead

Emergency Management officials in Central Illinois are investigating a dozen reports of tornadoes touching down. The exact number of tornadoes won't be known until crews survey the damage, beginning...

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Weekend, Climate change negotiators gather in Poland

Weekend, Climate change negotiators gather in Poland

The two-week conference in Poland's southern coal mining region of Silesia is expected to work out how governments can report on their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and keep global warmi...

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World Bank Doubling Aid to Poor Countries Adapting to Climate Change

World Bank Doubling Aid to Poor Countries Adapting to Climate Change

Arriving for two weeks of talks on tackling climate change, conference participants cast off hats, scarves and heavy coats as they entered cavernous halls in Katowice heated by coal-fired power plan...

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Russia Launches First Manned Voyage to ISS Since Rocket Accident

Russia Launches First Manned Voyage to ISS Since Rocket Accident

Russia's space agency Roscosmos has successfully launched a manned Soyuz rocket carrying astronauts to the International Space Station for the first time since October's aborted mission . "Well, we...

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Russian Soyuz rocket successfully launches three astronauts to ISS

On Monday, a Soyuz rocket carrying three astronauts from Russia, the USA and Canada departed from the Baikonur site in Kazakhstan run by Roscosmos, the Russian space agency. and Russian teams "for t...

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SpaceX Falcon Rocket Blasts Off into Clear Skies at Vandenberg AFB

SpaceX Falcon Rocket Blasts Off into Clear Skies at Vandenberg AFB

One of the "cubesats", which are small, often-briefcase-sized satellites, carried the ashes of about 100 people ranging from veterans to space enthusiasts, according to the company behind the satellit...

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NASA’s InSight attempts Mars landing after 6-month journey through space

NASA’s InSight attempts Mars landing after 6-month journey through space

ET Monday. Dr Axel Hagermann and Dr Nicholas Attree will study data gathered from the NASA mission - known as Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport ( InSigh...

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Soyuz with 3 astronauts docks with space station

Soyuz with 3 astronauts docks with space station

Space station veteran and mission commander Oleg Kononenko, 54, Quebec family doctor David Saint-Jacques, 48, and Anne McClain, 39, a United States army helicopter pilot who earned masters degrees fro...

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Safely on Mars, InSight unfolds its arrays and snaps some pics

Safely on Mars, InSight unfolds its arrays and snaps some pics

After successfully carrying out a number of communications and in-flight navigation experiments, the twin MarCOs were set in position to receive transmissions during InSight's entry, descent and landi...

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NASA's InSight spacecraft successfully lands on Mars

NASA's InSight spacecraft successfully lands on Mars

The nail-biting moment came early Tuesday Korea time, just six-and-a-half minutes after the robot hit the Martian atmosphere at nearly 20-thousand kilometers per hour. It was NASA's eighth successfu...

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Chinese baby-gene editing scientist 'proud of his work'

Chinese baby-gene editing scientist 'proud of his work'

Most notoriously, maverick doctors have claimed since the early 2000s to have created human babies by cloning, but never with any more credibility than we should attach to the announcement of that...

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NASA selects nine companies for commercial lunar lander program

NASA selects nine companies for commercial lunar lander program

His Space Policy Directive 1, signed last December, directs NASA to collaborate with the private sector in returning to the Moon en route to a longer-term mission to Mars. "With previous missions...

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