iol scitech nov 26 Space Station-3-D Printer
AP

Space station’s 3D printer put to work

The 3D printer delivered to the International Space Station two months ago made a sample part for itself this week.

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iol scitech nov 24 Kazakhstan Russia Space~3
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Soyuz craft docks with space station

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying Italy's first female astronaut has safely docked with the International Space Station.

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iol scitech nov 6 Orbital Sciences
Reuters

Virginia to re-look spaceport deal

Officials plan to re-examine a spaceport deal with Orbital Sciences following a rocket explosion that damaged a state-owned launch pad.

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Space

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Europe gains star power, thanks to Rosetta
November 14 2014 at 13:33

A 'big step for human civilization,' was how the director general of the ESA described Europe's historic achievement.

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Philae marooned in comet's shadows
November 14 2014 at 08:19

Scientists hope that samples drilled from the comet by Philae will unlock details about how the planets - and possibly even life - evolved.

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For sale: A little piece of Mars
November 13 2014 at 13:45

The Black Beauty meteorite from Mars was discovered in the Sahara in Morocco, North Africa, in 2011.

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Surviving pilot 'thrown from spaceship'
November 13 2014 at 08:54

The surviving pilot of SpaceShipTwo was thrown from the rocket-powered vehicle when it broke apart last month, say US officials.

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Pics: Philae’s historic landing
November 13 2014 at 06:56

The ESA is ecstatic at the operation and Nasa itself heaped praise on the exploit.

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Comet’s haunting ‘song’ captured
November 13 2014 at 07:31

In the build-up to the comet landing, European Space Agency scientists learned something surprising. [SOUND CLIP]

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Space first: Philae probe lands on comet
November 13 2014 at 04:16

The European Space Agency has landed a probe on a comet - but its harpoons failed to anchor on the surface.

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Half of universe's stars are orphans - scientists
November 12 2014 at 13:38

New observations show that as many as half the stars in the universe may be this kind.

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Rosetta lander starts descent to comet
November 12 2014 at 13:09

The European Space Agency earlier gave the final go-ahead for separation of the lander, named Philae, from Rosetta.

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Comet landing: ESA gives final go-ahead
November 12 2014 at 10:23

Engineers designed the lander not knowing what type of terrain they would find on the comet's surface.

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