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06 Jul '15, 10:56am
Probe suffers glitch on approach to Pluto
Probe suffers glitch on approach to Pluto

Nasa is working to revive the New Horizons spacecraft after it suffered a computer malfunction just nine days before it was due to fly past Pluto.

06 Jul '15, 08:14am
The 'hidden monsters' of space
The 'hidden monsters' of space

Five previously hidden supermassive black holes have been discovered by British astronomers.

05 Jul '15, 09:00am
Think Spock when alien spotting
Think Spock when alien spotting

Aliens will not look like little green men with saucer-like eyes, says Professor Simon Conway Morris.

03 Jul '15, 08:27am
Is that a UFO? No, it’s just a bird
Is that a UFO? No, it’s just a bird

As the world celebrates World UFO Day, a local expert pinpoints the best places for UFO sightings in SA.

02 Jul '15, 08:55am
Rosetta finds sinkholes on comet's surface
Rosetta finds sinkholes on comet's surface

The comet being studied by Rosetta spacecraft has massive sinkholes that are nearly wide enough to swallow the Great Pyramid of Giza.

01 Jul '15, 07:28am
Hawking on why black holes aren't black
Hawking on why black holes aren't black

Professor Stephen Hawking will expand upon his theory of black holes when he delivers the 2015 BBC Reith Lecture.

30 Jun '15, 08:43am
A celestial collision of two planets
A celestial collision of two planets

A rare illusion will make Jupiter and Venus appear unusually close together in the sky.

30 Jun '15, 08:43am
Blast leaves SpaceX launch schedule in tatters
Blast leaves SpaceX launch schedule in tatters

SpaceX has nearly 50 launches, worth more than $7-billion, on its schedule.

29 Jun '15, 3:30pm
Space probe to reveal Pluto's secrets
Space probe to reveal Pluto's secrets

On July 14, the space probe New Horizons will arrive at the Pluto system after a nine-year journey through space.

29 Jun '15, 08:40am
SpaceX probe to ground rockets
SpaceX probe to ground rockets

An investigation into Sunday's explosion, shortly after launch of one of the company's Falcon 9 rockets, will ground rockets for several months.

26 Jun '15, 09:26am
Massive injection for OneWeb deal
Massive injection for OneWeb deal

Privately owned OneWeb announced what it called the world's largest commercial rocket deal after raising $500-million.

23 Jun '15, 08:42am
Satellite to provide new view of Earth
Satellite to provide new view of Earth

An unmanned Vega rocket blasted off from French Guiana to put a sophisticated Earth-watching satellite into orbit. [VIDEO].

22 Jun '15, 08:37am
China jumps ahead in space race
China jumps ahead in space race

Chinese scientists have improved the technology needed to carry out docking between vessels in space.

18 Jun '15, 6:00pm
Russia finds extra cash for new cosmodrome
Russia finds extra cash for new cosmodrome

Building a launchpad in Russia's Far East is central to President Putin's effort to reform a once-pioneering space industry.

18 Jun '15, 08:08am
Scientists plan risky move for Rosetta
Scientists plan risky move for Rosetta

European scientists are planning a risky manoeuvre to get their Rosetta spacecraft closer to the comet it is orbiting.