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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iol scitech sep 10 Naledi Pandor
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MeerKAT still on track - Pandor

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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Taking astronauts to Mars and beyond
December 5 2014 at 14:47

One of the tasks Nasa has laid out for Orion is a rendezvous with an asteroid on the far side of the moon.

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Orion test flight rescheduled
December 5 2014 at 08:40

Nasa has postponed until Friday the launch of its Orion spaceship, citing high winds and faulty drain valves.

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Eye on the sky for Orion launch
December 4 2014 at 08:08

The launch of the Orion space capsule will mark the beginning of a new era in space exploration, Nasa predicted.

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Nasa spaceship faces critical test flight
December 3 2014 at 13:54

A spaceship designed to fly astronauts beyond Earth's orbit for the first time since the 1960s is due to blast off on Thursday.

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Asteroid probe embarks on 6-year mission
December 3 2014 at 08:05

Japan has launched a rocket carrying a space probe destined for a distant asteroid.

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Ariane 6 rocket coming soon
December 3 2014 at 08:04

European nations announced they would build a new-generation rocket to maintain their grip on the world market for satellite launches.

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Europe eager to stay in space race
December 1 2014 at 13:47

Europe is hoping a last-minute deal to provide funding for the workhorse Ariane rocket will prevent its space ambitions falling back to earth.

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Launch of asteroid space probe delayed
December 1 2014 at 08:16

Japan has delayed the launch of a space probe designed to mine an asteroid for a second time due to bad weather.

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Japan readies asteroid probe for lift off
November 28 2014 at 13:21

Tokyo will send a space probe this weekend on a six-year mission to mine a distant asteroid.

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‘Beam me to Mars’
November 28 2014 at 08:17

Radio telescopes on Earth will beam messages to Mars to commemorate the launch 50 years ago of the first robotic probe to visit the planet.

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