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Supermoon: Is end of the world nigh?

Be prepared for something extraordinary on the nights of September 27 and 28.

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SpaceX rocket grounded

SpaceX plans to keep its Falcon 9 rocket grounded longer than planned following a launch accident in June.

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The Martian goes to infinity and beyond

Want to create buzz for a space movie? Take journalists to a real Nasa lab. [TRAILER]

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Space

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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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Mercury's magnetic field kicked in early - study
May 8 2015 at 09:44

New results from Nasa's now-defunct Messenger spacecraft show Mercury's magnetic field switched on about 4 billion years ago.

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Failed spacecraft burns up
May 8 2015 at 05:43

The unmanned Russian vessel loitering in orbit after a failed cargo run to the ISS has plunged into Earth's atmosphere.

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Dragon spaceship put through test run
May 7 2015 at 13:13

A Space Exploration Technologies' passenger spaceship has made a quick debut test flight, shooting itself off a Florida launch pad.

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Russia awaits spacecraft’s fiery demise
May 7 2015 at 09:11

A Russian spacecraft on a failed resupply run to the ISS is heading back toward Earth faster than original predictions.

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Strange signals baffle experts
May 6 2015 at 09:18

For years astronomers thought the unexplained radio waves could have come from a giant celestial flare or an imploding star...

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Sesame Street actor’s shuttle escape
May 4 2015 at 15:05

Actor Caroll Spinney has revealed he narrowly avoided dying in the Challenger shuttle disaster.

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Nasa craft spots possible ice cap on Pluto
May 4 2015 at 11:54

New Horizons already has been able to make out surprising light and dark patches on the surface of Pluto. [VIDEO]

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Craft to burn up as it hits atmosphere
April 30 2015 at 07:10

An out-of-control Russian spacecraft is hurtling to Earth - but there is no need to worry, writes Steve Connor.

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