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Elon Musk's Boring Company set to unveil its first Los Angeles-area tunnel

The Boring Company announced plans for a live webcast on Tuesday at 8 p.m. local time (0400 GMT).

19 Dec 2018 10:22 AM

Solar system's most distant object is 'Farout' pink dwarf planet

Its discovery was announced on Monday by the International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center.

19 Dec 2018 10:20 AM

SpaceX halts US satellite launch for national security mission

US Vice President Mike Pence, who travelled to Florida to watch the launch.

19 Dec 2018 10:19 AM

Scientists spot solar system’s farthest known object

“Farout” is about 120 astronomical units away — that’s 120 times the distance between Earth and the sun, or 11 billion miles.

18 Dec 2018 12:47 PM

First private Israeli lunar mission will launch in February

Officials from SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries, announced that the landing craft, dubbed “Beresheet.”

18 Dec 2018 11:42 AM

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Israeli spacecraft gets final element before 2019 moon launch

Israel has launched satellites before, but this is the first longer-range Israeli spacecraft of its kind.

18 Dec 2018 9:42 AM

Next-generation of GPS satellites are headed to space

But some of their most highly touted features will not be fully available until 2022 or later.

17 Dec 2018 4:48 PM

Talks adopt ‘rulebook’ to put Paris climate deal into action

Negotiators delayed other key decisions until next year — a move that frustrated environmentalists and countries.

17 Dec 2018 1:54 PM

New Zealand's Rocket Lab shoots 13 tiny cube satellites into orbit

Sunday’s launch was the second commercial launch for the New Zealand firm.

17 Dec 2018 8:54 AM

Russian cosmonauts take samples on 6th hour of spacewalk to crack mystery

Roscosmos has ruled out a manufacturing defect causing the 2 mm-wide hole found in August.

14 Dec 2018 1:38 PM

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Virgin Galactic completes crewed space test, more flights soon

The successful test flight presages a new era of civilian space travel that could kick off as soon as next year.

14 Dec 2018 12:06 PM

Russian cosmonauts take samples on sixth hour of spacewalk to crack mystery

Officials said the crew - three US astronauts, two Russian cosmonauts and one German - were never in danger.

12 Dec 2018 3:45 PM

Curry signals willingness to meet with NASA over Moon landing doubts

Curry is willing to take NASA up on its offer to tour its lunar lab in Houston.

12 Dec 2018 3:43 PM

NASA's Voyager 2 becomes 2nd craft in interstellar space

The spacecraft is now beyond the outer boundary of the heliosphere, some 11 billion miles from earth.

11 Dec 2018 1:29 PM

NASA's first look: Tiny asteroid is studded with boulders

Osiris-Rex hooked up last week with the asteroid Bennu, which is only about three blocks wide and weighs about 80 million tons.

11 Dec 2018 1:08 PM

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NASA probe finds signs of water on nearby asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx, which flew last week within a scant 12 miles (19 km) of the asteroid Bennu.

11 Dec 2018 9:39 AM

China launches pioneering mission to far side of moon

A Long March 3B rocket carrying a lunar probe blasted off at 2:23 a.m. from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan Province.

09 Dec 2018 7:04 PM

NASA's InSight lander 'hears' wind on Mars

Two sensors picked up the vibrations: an air pressure sensor inside the lander and a seismometer on the lander's deck

08 Dec 2018 10:42 AM

China launches probe to explore dark side of Moon

Advancing China’s space programme has been a priority of its leaders.

08 Dec 2018 10:29 AM

World's first baby born via womb transplant from dead donor

Dani Ejzenberg, a doctor at Brazil’s Sao Paulo University hospital, led the research.

06 Dec 2018 10:00 AM

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