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Nasa’s tool box bound for Jupiter moon

The nine gadgets will be used to try to determine if Europa has an ocean beneath its glacial surface, as scientists have long suspected.

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iolo scitech may 25 Vostok 6
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Celebrating Russia's space programme

The first man to walk in space launched a landmark exhibition in London devoted to Russia's pioneering space programme.

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iol scitech may 22 Space Station~1
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SpaceX capsule splashes down in Pacific

The Space Exploration Technologies Dragon cargo capsule wrapped up a five-week stay at the International Space Station.

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Nasa’s tool box bound for Jupiter moon
May 27 2015 at 09:01

The nine gadgets will be used to try to determine if Europa has an ocean beneath its glacial surface, as scientists have long suspected.

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Celebrating Russia's space programme
May 25 2015 at 08:24

The first man to walk in space launched a landmark exhibition in London devoted to Russia's pioneering space programme.

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SpaceX capsule splashes down in Pacific
May 22 2015 at 09:40

The Space Exploration Technologies Dragon cargo capsule wrapped up a five-week stay at the International Space Station.

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MeerKAT still on track - Pandor
May 21 2015 at 13:01

SA will meet its deadline of completing the MeerKAT radio telescope project by 2017, says Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor.

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After failures, Russia presents reform space bill
May 21 2015 at 08:43

Russia's deputy prime minister has lambasted the country's beleaguered space industry as inefficient and corrupt.

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Another Russian rocket bites the dust
May 18 2015 at 08:31

A Proton-M carrier rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctioned and burnt up over Siberia minutes after launch.

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The marvel that is The Martian
May 15 2015 at 13:26

Andy Weir's book, The Martian, may have saved Nasa and the entire space programme, writes Joel Achenbach.

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Fly me to the Moon in four hours
May 14 2015 at 13:20

Nasa thought to have successfully tested new power source that enables spacecraft to travel to Moon in just four hours. [VIDEO]

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Brightman calls off flight to ISS
May 14 2015 at 08:48

British soprano Sarah Brightman has called off plans for a flight to the International Space Station, citing family reasons.

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Rocket fault caused failure of spacecraft
May 13 2015 at 09:05

The Russian Progress M-27M cargo ship, carrying almost three tons of supplies, burned up in the Earth's atmosphere last week.

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