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14 SEP 2017

Cassini readies final plunge into Saturn

NASA's Cassini probe is counting its final hours before one last plunge into Saturn on Friday that will cap a fruitful 13-year mission that greatly expanded knowledge about the gas giant.While orbiting Saturn nearly ... More
13 SEP 2017

Three astronauts reach ISS for five-month mission

Two US astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut docked at the International Space Station for a five month mission on Wednesday following a night-time launch from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.Russia's Roscosmos space agency said ... More
12 SEP 2017

Three astronauts set for ISS blast-off

Two US astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut were set to blast off for the International Space Station Tuesday in a late-night launch from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Alexander Misurkin of the Russian space ... More
03 SEP 2017

Record-breaking NASA astronaut comes back to Earth

A record-shattering NASA astronaut touched down to Earth on Sunday, finishing a 288-day mission that put her over the top as the American who has spent the most cumulative amount of time in space.Peggy ... More
28 AUG 2017

Forty years on, Voyager still hurtles through space

Are we alone? Forty years ago, NASA rocket scientists sought to answer this question by launching the Voyager spacecraft, twin unmanned spaceships that would travel further than any human-made object in history.They are still ... More
25 AUG 2017

SpaceX launches Taiwan's first home-built satellite

SpaceX on Thursday launched the first satellite designed and built entirely in Taiwan, a spacecraft that aims to boost disaster forecasts and mapping, environmental observation and space research.The satellite, called FORMOSAT-5, weighs nearly 1,000 pounds ... More
23 AUG 2017

SpaceX unveils peek at sleek new spacesuit

Spacex's chief executive Elon Musk gave a sneak peek Wednesday at the California-based company's futuristic new spacesuit.In an Instagram post, the sleek, white material appears lighter weight than the bulky spacesuits worn by NASA ... More
21 AUG 2017

Japan launches satellite for better GPS system

Japan on Saturday launched the third satellite in its effort to build a homegrown geolocation system aimed at improving the accuracy of car navigation systems and smartphone maps to mere centimetres. An H-IIA rocket ... More
18 AUG 2017

NASA launches satellite to help astronauts talk to Earth

NASA on Friday launched the latest in a series of satellites aimed at ensuring astronauts at the International Space Station can communicate with Earth.The $408 million Boeing-made Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-M) soared ... More
18 AUG 2017

'Dragon captured' as cargo arrives at space station

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo vessel, carrying the first super-computer to space as part of its 6,400 pound (2,900 kilograms) payload arrived Wednesday at the International Space Station."And that is confirmed capture," said a NASA ... More
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