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REUTERS

Xi urges China on joint space, air power

China's space programme has previously focused more on commerce and science rather than defence.

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Nasa study to revolve around twins

Mark and Scott Kelly are the focus of a study which will investigate the effects of a year of space travel on the body.

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Sky-watchers see ‘blood moon’

Parts of the world saw a rare celestial event when the Earth's shadow fell across the moon, turning it orange. [VIDEO]

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Mars mission presents ethical risks - report
April 4 2014 at 14:24

Long-term risks include radiation-induced cancer and the loss of bone mass. So, what are Nasa's plans?

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Liquid ocean found on Saturn moon
April 4 2014 at 09:13

A vast ocean of water could be lurking under the thick ice of one of Saturn's moons, according to new findings.

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Space station sidesteps space junk
April 4 2014 at 09:13

The International Space Station had to dodge space junk - the second time in less than three weeks.

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Nasa suspends Russia ties, except on ISS
April 3 2014 at 15:00

Nasa has cut ties with Russia except for cooperation aboard the International Space Station due to the crisis in Ukraine.

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'Geologic clock' resets date for moon
April 3 2014 at 10:00

Earth's moon started forming up to 65 million years later than some previous estimates, according to a study.

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SKA sets out on cosmic mission
April 1 2014 at 09:50

It sounds like a science fiction movie when one hears what the MeerKAT radio telescope will be doing.

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Space makes heart grow rounder - study
March 31 2014 at 09:37

Spending lots of time in microgravity could lead to heart problem, research shows.

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Little in the stars for Carnarvon
March 28 2014 at 14:54

Few locals see themselves or the community benefiting from MeerKAt projects, writes Melanie Gosling.

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Step aside Saturn: Chariklo has rings
March 28 2014 at 09:18

For the first time, rings have been found around an asteroid, a study shows.

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All systems go for MeerKAT antenna
March 28 2014 at 09:18

Complete with underground bunker, newly constructed MeerKAT antenna would not be out of place in a Bond movie.

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