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Mars rover phone home

Nasa has put out a call for a commercially owned and operated satellite network on Mars.

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Are we alone? Alien CFCs might hold answer

Astronomers in the next decade might be able to detect the presence of an industrialised alien society, says a study.

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Russian cargo craft docks with ISS

A cargo craft successfully docked with the International Space Station, the Russian space agency Roskosmos said.

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Mars rover phone home
July 24 2014 at 14:17

Nasa has put out a call for a commercially owned and operated satellite network on Mars.

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Are we alone? Alien CFCs might hold answer
July 24 2014 at 09:10

Astronomers in the next decade might be able to detect the presence of an industrialised alien society, says a study.

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Russian cargo craft docks with ISS
July 24 2014 at 09:09

A cargo craft successfully docked with the International Space Station, the Russian space agency Roskosmos said.

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US honours its famous spacemen
July 22 2014 at 09:41

Nasa honoured one of its most famous astronauts by renaming a historic building at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.

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US debates next lunar step
July 21 2014 at 09:40

Forty-five years after the first Apollo lunar landing, the US remains divided about the moon's role in future human space exploration.

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Moon walk immortalised a moment in time
July 17 2014 at 15:00

Buzz Aldrin is asking everyone to remember where they were when he and Armstrong became the first humans to step on the moon.

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UAE plans mission to Mars by 2021
July 17 2014 at 09:41

The United Arab Emirates said it planned to send an unmanned probe to Mars by 2021, in the Arab world's first mission to another planet.

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Cargo ship reaches space station
July 17 2014 at 09:40

An Orbital Sciences cargo ship reached the International Space Station with a delivery of food, supplies and science experiments.

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Search for Earth-like life gains momentum
July 16 2014 at 09:33

South African stargazers would need a 'serious' telescope to catch a glimpse of a newly-discovered exoplanet's star, says expert. [VIDEO]

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Double lunar treat for sky gazers
July 15 2014 at 10:00

If you spent a few moments on Saturday evening gazing in awe at the huge full moon, you're in for a treat.

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