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NASA spacecraft opens new year 4 billion miles from Earth

Word of success came 10 hours after the middle-of-the-night encounter.

02 Jan 2019 8:15 AM

NASA spacecraft survives risky encounter with faraway world

Word of success came 10 hours after the middle-of-the-night encounter.

02 Jan 2019 8:14 AM

NASA spaceship closes in on distant world

The spacecraft's closest approach to this primitive space rock comes January 1 at 12:33 am ET (0533 GMT).

29 Dec 2018 2:29 PM

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


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

SpaceX launches biggest US 'rideshare' mission with 64 satellites

The Falcon 9 blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 10:34 a.m.

04 Dec 2018 11:13 AM

Russia launches first manned voyage to ISS since rocket accident

The Soyuz lifted off at 1131 GMT from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

04 Dec 2018 11:11 AM

NASA deep space probe reaches asteroid deemed potential Earth threat

Scientists estimate there is a one-in-2,700 chance of the asteroid slamming into Earth 166 years from now.

04 Dec 2018 11:09 AM

NASA's Martian quake sensor InSight lands at slight angle

The $993 million lander, a lava plain for a two-year mission aimed at better understanding how Earth's neighboring planet formed.

02 Dec 2018 1:36 PM


India's Earth observation satellite among 31 sent into space

The rocket launched from the southern state of Andhra Pradesh carried the Hyper-Spectral Imaging Satellite with digital-imaging equipment.

30 Nov 2018 8:03 PM

South Korea conducts successful rocket engine test

Yonhap News Agency, citing South Korean officials, reported that South Korea successfully tested its locally developed rocket engine.

28 Nov 2018 5:24 PM

Mars landing looms for NASA; anxiety building a day out

InSight’s journey of six months and 300 million miles (482 million kilometres) comes to a precarious grand finale on Monday afternoon.

26 Nov 2018 7:01 PM

New lander will add to humans’ long fascination with Mars

In our solar system family, Mars is Earth’s next-of-kin, the next-door relative that has captivated humans for millennia.

26 Nov 2018 2:23 PM

Watch: Cool video of a spacecraft leaving Earth, from ISS

The spacecraft was launched atop a Soyuz rocket with 2,564kg of cargo and supplies.

24 Nov 2018 12:13 PM


Arianespace launches Morocco's second earth observation satellite

Arianespace is majority-owned by a joint venture of Airbus and Safran.

22 Nov 2018 10:18 AM

Boult launches Space Bluetooth ear-phones in India

The brand has re-launched the earphones with all-round improvements.

20 Nov 2018 2:03 PM

NASA probe beams back image of Jupiter's moon Io

Slightly larger than Earth's moon, Io is the most volcanically active world in the solar system.

19 Nov 2018 2:07 PM

Russian Soyuz blasts off for ISS in first launch since accident

The rocket took off with a Progress MS-10 spacecraft at 18:14 GMT.

17 Nov 2018 9:07 AM

Next US astronaut on Russian rocket confident after mishaps

Last month, astronauts had to make an emergency landing in Kazakhstan following a failed launch.

11 Nov 2018 11:52 AM