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Science

Russia plans first manned space mission since rocket failure

A Russian cosmonaut and US astronaut were forced to abort their mission on Oct. 11 and perform an emergency landing.

01 Nov 2018 8:51 AM

Click-on bionic arm could help amputees do the simple things

The procedure, known as ‘osseointegration’ (OI), involved implanting a metal rod into the bone of his residual limb.

01 Nov 2018 8:45 AM

Russian Soyuz rocket failure caused by faulty sensor

Russian news agencies citing an official confirmed the same.

01 Nov 2018 8:25 AM

Musk shakes up SpaceX in race to make satellite launch window

Musk had fired at least seven members of the program’s senior management team at the Redmond.

31 Oct 2018 4:41 PM

Soviet-era moon fragments could reach USD 1 million at NY auction

Last year Sotheby’s sold a zippered bag stamped with the words “Lunar Sample Return” laced with moon dust.

31 Oct 2018 2:51 PM

Stephen Hawking's thesis, wheelchair heading for auction

Also up for sale is a copy of Hawking’s best-selling book “A Brief History of Time” signed with his thumb print.

31 Oct 2018 2:17 PM

NASA retires its planet hunter, the Kepler space telescope

Currently orbiting the sun 94 million miles (156 million km) from Earth, the spacecraft will drift further from our planet.

31 Oct 2018 10:27 AM

Europe backs own space launchers amid growing competition

The move is a response to the US government’s decision to award lucrative launch contracts to private American space companies.

30 Oct 2018 11:44 AM

NASA spacecraft sets record for closest approach to sun

Parker will make 24 close approaches to the sun over the next seven years, ultimately coming within just 3.8 million miles.

30 Oct 2018 9:45 AM

How old is cacao? New research pushes back date

Tests indicate traces of cacao on artifacts from an archaeological site in Ecuador.

30 Oct 2018 9:15 AM