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05 JUN 2019

China conducts first sea-based space rocket launch


China launched a space rocket from sea for the first time on Wednesday, its space agency announced, the latest step in Beijing's push to become a major space power.The Asian giant now spends more ... More
24 APR 2019

China to build moon station in 'about 10 years'


Beijing plans to send a manned mission to the moon and to build a research station there within the next decade, state media reported Wednesday, citing a top space official.China aims to achieve space ... More
14 JAN 2019

China envisions moon base after far-side success


China will seek to establish an international lunar base one day, possibly using 3D printing technology to build facilities, the Chinese space agency said Monday, weeks after landing a rover on the moon's far ... More
31 OCT 2018

Russia targets Dec 3 date for first manned ISS launch after accident


Russia hopes to launch three crew for the International Space Station on December 3, the first manned blast-off since an accident this month, the Roscosmos space agency said Wednesday.Russia, the only country able to ... More
25 SEP 2018

Europe's Ariane 5 rocket blasts off for 100th time


A European-made rocket has blasted off from French Guiana for the 100th time, in a symbolic landmark for its manufacturer as it comes under increasing pressure from Elon Musk's SpaceX programme.The Ariane 5 spacecraft ... More
14 SEP 2018

SpaceX announces new plan to send tourist around Moon


SpaceX on Thursday announced a new plan to launch a tourist around the Moon using its Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), a massive launch vehicle that is being designed to carry people into deep space."SpaceX ... More
16 JUL 2018

Scotland chosen as site for first British space port


The UK Space agency said Sunday that it had chosen a peninsula on Scotland's north coast as the site of the country's first space port."Scotland is the best place in the UK to reach ... More
18 JUN 2018

Trumps orders Pentagon to create US 'Space Force'


President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the Pentagon to create a new US "Space Force," which would become the sixth branch of the American military but which requires Congressional approval to take effect."I'm hereby ... More
06 JUN 2018

New crew blasts off for ISS


A relatively inexperienced crew of two astronauts and a cosmonaut blasted off Wednesday from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for a five-month mission on the International Space Station. German Alexander Gerst of the European ... More
05 JUN 2018

SpaceX delays plans to send tourists around Moon: report


SpaceX will not send tourists around the Moon this year as previously announced, and will delay the project until the middle of next year, US media reported on Monday."A new timetable for the flight ... More
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