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Visiting asteroid had its own moon

Radar images show that ‘unusual’ near-Earth object was actually a ‘binary’ that won’t be back for two centuries.

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SpaceX drops Air Force lawsuit

Start up company says it will not contest the award of a lucrative contract to launch military satellites.

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Webbing out into the stratosphere

UKZN astrophysicist plays a leading role in ‘Spider’ project, studying the universe at beginning of time.

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Visiting asteroid had its own moon
January 30 2015 at 12:14

Radar images show that ‘unusual’ near-Earth object was actually a ‘binary’ that won’t be back for two centuries.

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SpaceX drops Air Force lawsuit
January 27 2015 at 07:08

Start up company says it will not contest the award of a lucrative contract to launch military satellites.

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Webbing out into the stratosphere
January 23 2015 at 12:55

UKZN astrophysicist plays a leading role in ‘Spider’ project, studying the universe at beginning of time.

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Virgin ventures into galactic territory
January 16 2015 at 11:20

Satellite constellation to up global communications.

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Soprano to soar into space
January 16 2015 at 09:01

Sarah Brightman to take a round trip on Russian rocket.

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Busiest spaceport? Cape Canaveral
January 15 2015 at 12:05

Florida's Cape Canaveral expects to be the world's busiest spaceport this year with up to 24 rocket launches.

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Space Station scare a ‘false alarm’
January 15 2015 at 11:11

Astronauts fled the US side of the International Space Station - but Nasa later said there was no leak of ammonia coolant.

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SpaceX capsule reaches Space Station
January 12 2015 at 13:47

A SpaceX Dragon capsule has become the first US run to the Space Station in four months, a NASA TV broadcast showed.

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Booster rocket recovery misses the boat
January 12 2015 at 11:09

World still has a wait for that first groundbreaking ‘reusable’ rocket.

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SpaceX launches for Nasa, fails sea landing
January 11 2015 at 13:02

SpaceX pulls off successful launch of supplies to International Space Station, but bid to land leftover booster on ocean barge fails

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