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Satellite failure costs Nasa $1bn

A key instrument on a $1-billion Nasa satellite has failed, reducing the ability to capture data to measure the moisture in Earth's soil.

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Dane and his Lego blast into space

The first Dane in space accompanied by 26 custom-made figurines from Danish toymaker Lego blasted off from Kazakhstan.

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First Dane in space... to test bike

The aim is to test equipment in areas of telerobotics and communications as well as monitoring the impact of space travel.

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Satellite failure costs Nasa $1bn
September 4 2015 at 09:07

A key instrument on a $1-billion Nasa satellite has failed, reducing the ability to capture data to measure the moisture in Earth's soil.

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Dane and his Lego blast into space
September 3 2015 at 09:01

The first Dane in space accompanied by 26 custom-made figurines from Danish toymaker Lego blasted off from Kazakhstan.

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Nasa's year-long Mars training
September 2 2015 at 09:04

Experiment aims to better understand the social and psychological effects of travelling in space for great lengths of time. [VIDEO]

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First Dane in space... to test bike
September 2 2015 at 09:04

The aim is to test equipment in areas of telerobotics and communications as well as monitoring the impact of space travel.

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Supermoon: Is end of the world nigh?
September 1 2015 at 09:03

Be prepared for something extraordinary on the nights of September 27 and 28.

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SpaceX rocket grounded
September 1 2015 at 09:02

SpaceX plans to keep its Falcon 9 rocket grounded longer than planned following a launch accident in June.

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The Martian goes to infinity and beyond
August 28 2015 at 12:33

Want to create buzz for a space movie? Take journalists to a real Nasa lab. [TRAILER]

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Aldrin joins Mars exploration project
August 28 2015 at 12:32

Buzz Aldrin, one of the first people to land on the moon, will spearhead a new institute aimed at paving a path toward Mars exploration.

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SKA to play role in search for ET
August 28 2015 at 08:51

The search for intelligent civilisations is set to fundamentally change our understanding of the universe. This is where SKA comes in.

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Ethiopia launches space programme
August 26 2015 at 12:09

The East African country plans to put a satellite into orbit within five years to monitor farmland.

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