iol scitech dec 19 India Satellite Launch~1
AP

‘Significant day in India’s space history’

India announced two more successes in its space program - launching its largest rocket and testing the re-entry of an unmanned crew module.

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iol scitech sep 22 Space Station SpaceX Launch
AP

SpaceX to attempt rocket landing at sea

SpaceX says the landing is a vital step to prove its precision landing capabilities needed before it can gain a ground landing license.

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iol scitech dec 17 mars
REUTERS

Rover finds organic molecules on Mars

Mars rover Curiosity has found carbon-containing compounds in samples drilled out of an ancient rock.

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Space

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Funding slip on world’s biggest telescope
December 8 2014 at 13:16

A telescope that will be the world's largest when completed could face a delay.

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Pluto-bound probe woken from hibernation
December 8 2014 at 08:36

After nine years, Nasa's New Horizons robotic probe will be woken from hibernation to begin its unprecedented mission.

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Nasa spaceship nails debut test flight
December 8 2014 at 08:35

'It's hard to have a better day than today,' Nasa's Orion capsule program manager Mark Geyer told reporters after landing.

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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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