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US honours its famous spacemen

Nasa honoured one of its most famous astronauts by renaming a historic building at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.

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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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Solar spacecraft to launch in 2016
July 10 2014 at 15:06

The Planetary Society's LightSail aims to reach orbit aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket in two years.

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And it’s liftoff for new Russian rocket
July 10 2014 at 09:27

The Angara rocket's quiet debut was in marked contrast to a live broadcast of an embarrassing aborted first launch attempt. [VIDEO]

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Nasa to send 3D phones to space station
July 8 2014 at 09:59

The phones, part of Google's Project Tango augmented reality initiative, will be aboard a cargo spacecraft scheduled to launch on July 11.

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Jade Rabbit designer shooting for Mars
July 7 2014 at 10:15

The man who designed China's Jade Rabbit moon rover hopes a more advanced version of his creation will be sent to Mars.

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A salty sea on Saturn’s moon Titan?
July 4 2014 at 13:50

Nasa’s Cassini mission has revealed evidence of an ocean inside Saturn’s largest moon, Titan.

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Glitch delays liftoff of Nasa satellite
July 2 2014 at 10:41

The launch of an unmanned Delta 2 rocket in California was called off less than a minute before liftoff.

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Nasa’s ‘flying saucer’ splashes down
June 30 2014 at 12:44

Nasa engineers are looking at the positives after the latest test of the Low Density Supersonic Decelerator vehicle.

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Nasa’s $468m mission to study carbon dioxide
June 30 2014 at 10:48

Nasa’s latest mission could provide data to help scientists make predictions about future carbon dioxide levels.

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Germany versus US in low-Earth orbit
June 27 2014 at 09:29

A video released by the ESA shows astronauts showing off crowd-stunning bicycle kicks and saves on the International Space Station. [VIDEO]

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Russia to debut first new rocket design
June 27 2014 at 09:28

More than two decades in the making, the Angara-1.2PP's maiden flight will test Russia's ability to turn around a once-pioneering space industry.

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