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NASA's Perseverance rover lands on Mars, will search for signs of life

The touchdown of the rover marks an ambitious first step in the effort to collect Mars samples and return them to Earth, NASA said

19 Feb 2021 1:24 PM

Prototype plant can churn moondust to produce oxygen

ESA researchers aim to build a version of the oxygen-producing system that could be taken to the Moon.

21 Jan 2020 7:04 AM

Tech tool aims to predict global water conflicts before they happen

The system uses data from NASA and European Space Agency satellites that monitor water resources around the world.

15 Jun 2019 4:28 PM

What if an Asteroid was about to hit Earth? Scientists intrigued

Astronomers estimate a one percent risk the space rock will collide with our planet on April 27, 2027. What should we do?

30 Apr 2019 12:16 PM

European space agency launches space junk collector from ISS

The 100kg spacecraft has been deployed from ISS to conduct several experiments regarding space junk cleanup.

26 Jun 2018 8:39 PM

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Stephen Hawking's voice to be beamed into space at final send-off

The world’s most recognisable scientist died in March aged 76 after a lifetime spent probing the origins of the universe.

15 Jun 2018 3:39 PM

Deciding who can access satellite data

In fact, data from more than half of all unclassified government Earth observing satellites launched between 1957 and 2016 is restricted in some way.

17 May 2018 2:10 AM

The fastest stars in the Milky Way might not actually be from this galaxy

A group of astronomers have shown that the fastest-moving stars in our galaxy are in fact runaways from a much smaller galaxy in orbit.

06 Jul 2017 10:38 AM

China in talks with European Space Agency about moon outpost

China has ramped up its space program since its first manned spaceflight in 2003

26 Apr 2017 1:20 PM

Space needs some cleaning from man-made debris

A flurry of upcoming satellite constellations from private companies such as SpaceX, Google and Arlington, OneWeb can pose accident risk.

22 Apr 2017 12:24 PM

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Leaning San Francisco tower is sinking faster

It has sunk about 16 inches into landfill and is tilting several inches to the northwest.

30 Nov 2016 2:49 AM

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