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Russian supply ship reaches space station in record time

The Progress freighter blasted off Thursday from the Russian launch facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

08 Apr 2019 10:34 AM

After historic flyby, New Horizons probe treks deeper on hunt for moons

The piano-sized probe is travelling deep into the ring of celestial bodies known as the Kuiper Belt.

04 Jan 2019 6:32 PM

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

NASA spacecraft lands on red planet after six-month journey

NASA's InSight spacecraft will enter the Martian atmosphere at supersonic speed, then hit the brakes to land on the alien red plains.

27 Nov 2018 3:39 PM

Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

ESA says the 1.3 billion-euro (USD 1.5 billion) mission is one of the most challenging in its history.

20 Oct 2018 2:43 PM

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Japanese spacecraft drops observation device onto asteroid

The Japan Space Exploration Agency said the MASCOT was released from an unmanned spacecraft and successfully landed on the asteroid Ryugu.

05 Oct 2018 7:37 AM

Japan space rovers lowered to asteroid to collect data

An unmanned spacecraft released two Minerva-II-1 rovers on the asteroid Ryugu in an effort to get clues to the origin of the solar system.

21 Sep 2018 7:53 PM

NASA spacecraft approaches asteroid, snaps first pic

The spacecraft is designed to circle Bennu, and reach out with a robotic arm to

26 Aug 2018 8:26 AM

NASA to fly Parker probe into Sun's scorching atmosphere

The Parker probe is set to fly into the Sun’s corona within 3.8 million miles (6.1 million km) from the solar surface.

21 Jul 2018 2:43 PM

Jeff Bezos plans to charge at least $200,000 for space rides: Sources

The company is rumoured to start selling tickets in the range of about $200,000 to $300,000.

13 Jul 2018 12:09 PM

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2nd powered test flight for Virgin Galactic spaceship

VSS Unity fired its rocket motor for 31 seconds and climbed to an altitude of 114,500 feet.

30 May 2018 8:07 AM

Humanity's first flight to Sun set to launch in July: NASA

Parker Solar Probe is humanity's first mission to the Sun.

09 Apr 2018 6:52 PM

Virgin Galactic conducts 1st powered flight of new spaceship

The spaceship climbed steeply and went supersonic — Mach 1.87 — during the 30-second rocket burn.

06 Apr 2018 8:56 AM

Spacerock that can end life on Earth can't be stopped by Nasa, say scientists

Researchers say it might be impossible to stop the space rock, the size of the Empire State building, from crashing into Earth in 2135.

16 Mar 2018 1:02 PM

Jupiter’s Colorful Cloud Belts captured by Juno Spacecraft

At the time the image was taken, the spacecraft was about 8,453 miles (13,604 kilometers) from the tops of the clouds of the planet.

16 Jan 2018 5:02 PM

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NASA nails test on voyager spacecraft, 13 billion miles away

Voyager 1 is the only spacecraft traveling through interstellar space, the region beyond our solar system.

05 Dec 2017 9:46 AM

Dream Chaser successfully completes landing test

Around 30 feet (nine meters) in length, the space plane looks like a miniature version of NASA’s retired Space Shuttles

16 Nov 2017 4:26 PM

SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites

The satellites also carry payloads for global real-time aircraft tracking and a ship-tracking service.

10 Oct 2017 3:21 PM

This Mars lander will allow humans to explore the Red Planet

NASA is planning missions into the space between Earth and the Moon for the next decade to prepare for trips to Mars.

29 Sep 2017 11:38 AM

Asteroid-bound spacecraft zips by Earth for gravity boost

The spacecraft zipped over Antarctica at a distance of 11,000 miles (17,000 kilometers), using Earth's gravity to shift its trajectory.

23 Sep 2017 7:42 AM

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