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US debates next lunar step

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

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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Cargo ship reaches space station

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

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Sold: Camera used on moon landing
March 25 2014 at 10:08

The Hasselblad 500 is described by auctioneers as part of the equipment carried by the 1971 Apollo 15 mission.

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How solar blasts narrowly missed Earth
March 20 2014 at 09:19

Fierce solar blasts that could have badly damaged electrical grids narrowly missed Earth in 2012, researchers say.

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R2D2 to return in new Star Wars film
March 19 2014 at 15:18

The next installment of the Star Wars franchise will be set 30 years after Episode VI: Return Of The Jedi, says Disney.

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Syria's space agency in midst of war
March 19 2014 at 09:49

President Bashar al-Assad's government, fighting an internal uprising, approved a bill to create a 'Syrian Space Agency'.

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Meteor hunters scour S Korea hills
March 18 2014 at 15:09

A corner of South Korea is in the grip of a frenzied hunt for valuable space souvenirs, following a rare meteor shower.

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How it all started with a Big Bang
March 18 2014 at 10:03

Astronomers announced that they had discovered what many consider the holy grail of their field.

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Smallest planet Mercury is even smaller
March 17 2014 at 10:02

Unlike Earth, Mercury has just one rocky layer which bears telltale cliffs and chasms caused by global contraction.

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No doubt there is life, says Shatner
March 14 2014 at 09:28

Star Trek star William Shatner has revealed he is certain that intelligent life exists in outer space.

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Spotted: ‘Largest yellow star ever’
March 13 2014 at 09:28

Astronomers have spotted the largest yellow star ever observed in our galaxy - 1 300 times larger than the sun.

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UK contributes R1.7m to SKA project
March 12 2014 at 09:39

Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom has welcomed a contribution to the Square Kilometre Array project.

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