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NASA selects SpaceX, Blue Origin, more to build next human lunar lander

NASA has announced that it has selected 11 private companies to work with for building the next human landers for its Moon program.

19 May 2019 11:39 AM

SpaceX postpones Starlink satellite launch for 'about a week'

The Falcon 9 rocket and its satellite cargo were originally set to blast off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

17 May 2019 9:26 AM

Modern humans split from Neanderthals far earlier than thought: study

Recent research on hominin teeth has shown that while size varied greatly across various human species.

16 May 2019 12:03 PM

SpaceX to launch first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service

Musk said he expects launch services revenue to top out around $3 billion (£2.34 billion) per year.

16 May 2019 9:32 AM

NASA plans to send first woman on Moon by 2024

Until now, only 12 humans -- all American male astronauts, have walked on the Moon, but never a woman.

15 May 2019 1:33 PM

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The Moon is shrinking

The Moon doesn't have tectonic plates; its tectonic activity occurs as it slowly loses heat from when it was formed 4.5 billion years ago.

14 May 2019 1:45 PM

Elon Musk gives a peek into SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites

The photo shows the 60 satellites packed tight into a Falcon 9 rocket.

14 May 2019 11:35 AM

NASA wants to know your story of Apollo 11 Moon landing

NASA has invited space fans to record and share audio or interview of a loved one who remembers the Apollo era.

14 May 2019 11:14 AM

People with dementia could benefit from Virtual Reality

VR can clearly have positive benefits for patients with dementia.

11 May 2019 3:21 PM

New fish species discovered that can detect wavelengths

The deep sea is the largest habitat on Earth and yet one of the least explored due to its inaccessibility.

11 May 2019 3:20 PM

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Selfie-posting scientists more trusted: Study

The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, states that scientists usually get respect but people lack trust in them.

11 May 2019 3:18 PM

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup

The lander will deliver payloads to the lunar surface, deploy up to four smaller rovers and shoot out satellites to orbit the moon.

10 May 2019 3:47 PM

SpaceX shipment reaches space station

The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of equipment and experiments.

07 May 2019 9:35 AM

SpaceX to send organs on a chip to the International Space Station

The organs on a chip replicate human physiological function at the cellular level.

05 May 2019 10:20 AM

No sound scientific reason to perform CRISPR on babies, says scientists

He's conducted CRISPR on the human embryos to prevent HIV transmission.

04 May 2019 3:47 PM

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Solar panels could allow schools to meet 75 per cent of electricity requirements

The study suggested investments in the right solar projects could free up much-needed money in schools' budgets.

04 May 2019 1:37 PM

$700 million NASA rocket failures linked to faulty parts from fraud company

Sapa Profiles, Inc. (SPI), an Oregon based aluminum manufacturer pleaded guilty of providing faulty parts to NASA.

03 May 2019 11:11 AM

Crew capsule destroyed in April test accident: SpaceX

SpaceX, continued to refer to the accident simply as an “anomaly” - science jargon for when something goes wrong.

03 May 2019 9:23 AM

Bringing ‘space trash’ safely back to Earth

Develop a system that in the future would deorbit old spacecraft.

02 May 2019 1:04 PM

NASA reveals faulty materials led to crucial mission launch failures

SPI has agreed to pay USD 46 million to the US government and other commercial customers in damages for running the 19-year scheme.

02 May 2019 12:00 PM

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