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First Dane in space... to test bike

The aim is to test equipment in areas of telerobotics and communications as well as monitoring the impact of space travel.

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Nasa's year-long Mars training

Experiment aims to better understand the social and psychological effects of travelling in space for great lengths of time. [VIDEO]

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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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Space

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Space weather affecting power grids
August 21 2015 at 13:06

How damaging electric currents in space affect Earth's equatorial region, not just the poles.

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Join the next journey to Mars
August 21 2015 at 08:37

Fancy your name engraved on a microchip and taken on board spacecraft InSight to Mars? Here's what you do...

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Cargo ship embarks on supply mission
August 20 2015 at 08:59

An unmanned cargo ship blasted off from southern Japan with food, water and gear needed to keep the ISS and its crew functioning.

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SKA discovers a galaxy far, far away
August 19 2015 at 08:34

New discovery proves that SKA telescope will be able to do what no other telescope on Earth can do.

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Going up... the 20km lift into space
August 18 2015 at 09:22

Scientists have drawn up plans for the first elevator into space.

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Fighting the next war in space
August 14 2015 at 11:52

Earth's orbit is looking more and more like the planet's surface - heavily armed and primed for war, writes David Axe.

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Philae still silent, focus on drilling
August 14 2015 at 11:51

Scientists have revised their plans for comet lander Philae and are now focussing on getting images and drill samples.

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‘Baby Jupiter’ found beyond our system
August 14 2015 at 08:08

Astronomers have taken a photograph of a baby planet beyond the solar system that may reveal clues as to how planets are formed. [VIDEO]

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Nasa takes giant leaf for mankind
August 12 2015 at 11:58

Nasa's giant leaf for mankind was more than a gift to fun-starved headline writers, writes Simon Usborne.

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Universe is dying, say researchers
August 12 2015 at 08:28

The universe is slowly dying. That is the depressing but intriguing conclusion of astronomers.

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