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Science

Portugal to build satellite launch pad, lab with China

The micro satellites to be designed there will connect with land- and ocean-based sensors to collect data.

07 Nov 2018 12:23 PM

SpaceX seeks USD 750 million leveraged loan

SpaceX makes rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded by Elon Musk in 2002 as a way to help humans live on other planets.

07 Nov 2018 10:17 AM

Federal agencies clash on cellphone cancer risk

The Food and Drug Administration, which oversees cellphone safety, disagreed with the upgraded warnings.

03 Nov 2018 6:24 PM

Another NASA spacecraft runs out of steam, 2nd this week

Running low on fuel for some time, the Dawn spacecraft this week stopped communicating with flight controllers.

03 Nov 2018 2:00 PM

Airbus delivers powerhouse for NASA's Orion spacecraft

The module will be joined with the Orion crew module built by Lockheed Martin.

03 Nov 2018 9:50 AM

These bricks are made using human urine

Researchers made bricks using human urine in a natural process involving colonies of bacteria.

03 Nov 2018 9:30 AM

Musk shakes up SpaceX in race to make satellite launch window

Within hours of landing, Musk had fired at least seven people on the program’s senior management team at the Redmond.

02 Nov 2018 2:35 PM

Scientists launch plan to map genes of all complex life on earth

They described the Earth BioGenome Project (EBP) as “the next moonshot for biology” after the Human Genome Project.

02 Nov 2018 1:49 PM

Some dinosaurs had exquisite eggs with colours, spots, speckles

Egg colour provided an evolutionary advantage to dinosaurs that had exposed nests for their eggs.

02 Nov 2018 1:07 PM

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