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NASA spaceship zooms toward farthest world ever photographed

The US space agency will ring in the New Year with a live online broadcast to mark historic flyby of the mysterious object.

31 Dec 2018 1:37 PM

Researchers studying bone regrowth earns USD 2M military grant

The five-year grant from the Department of Defence will fund the study of regenerating segments of missing bone.

31 Dec 2018 9:42 AM

Edit baby genes for health, not smarts

People are torn between the medical promise of a technology powerful enough to alter human heredity.

31 Dec 2018 9:23 AM

World's first single-use plastic free passenger flight takes off

The flight took off on Wednesday from Lisbon to Natale, Brazil, without a single piece of single-use plastic on board.

30 Dec 2018 5:53 PM

Third prototype of China's C919 jet completes first test flight

The C919 is widely regarded as a symbol of China’s civil aerospace ambition.

30 Dec 2018 12:41 PM


China probe readies to land on dark side of the moon

The probe, the Chang’e-4, entered a planned orbit on Sunday “to prepare for the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon.”

30 Dec 2018 12:23 PM

US OneWeb satellite service has not offered stake to Russia

Russia’s Federal Security Service said it was against the OneWeb’s project to bring internet access to remote parts of the country.

30 Dec 2018 11:32 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

Now, high-tech bandage that speeds up healing

The tests, conducted on rats, showed that the e-bandages heal wounds within three days.

28 Dec 2018 1:48 PM

Official: Russian weapon 27 times faster than speed of sound

The Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle flies 27 times faster than the speed of sound, making it impossible to intercept.

28 Dec 2018 12:28 PM


SpaceX ends year with launch of its first US military satellite

The private space agency successfully launched the United States Air Force's first Global Positioning System (GPS) III satellite.

26 Dec 2018 11:35 AM

Russia: Hole drilled from inside Int’l Space Station capsule

Investigators were looking at samples he and crewmate Oleg Kononenko collected during a Dec. 12 spacewalk.

26 Dec 2018 11:20 AM

US satellite service offers to sell minority stake to Russia

Russia is an important market for OneWeb’s project because it has many remote areas where high-speed broadband is not available.

26 Dec 2018 10:29 AM

SpaceX launches first US national security space mission

The Falcon 9 rocket carrying a $500 million GPS satellite by Lockheed Martin Corp lifted off from Cape Canaveral.

24 Dec 2018 11:15 AM

Nuclear capable ballistic missile test-fired

The 4,000-km range missile is equipped with state of the art Avionics, fifth generation onboard computer and distributed architecture.

24 Dec 2018 2:26 AM


SpaceX to retry launch in first US national security space mission

A Falcon 9 rocket carrying a roughly USD 500 million GPS satellite was due to blast off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral around 9 a.m..

23 Dec 2018 11:00 AM

Astronauts return safely to Earth from Space Station

NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor landed along with her German crewmate Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency.

21 Dec 2018 11:12 AM

US to offer 'black box' nuclear waste tech to other nations

The push comes as the United States struggles to find a solution for its own mounting nuclear waste inventories.

20 Dec 2018 2:47 PM

Musk's SpaceX to raise USD 500 million in funding

The company is raising the capital from existing shareholders and new investor Baillie Gifford & Co.

19 Dec 2018 11:13 AM

Elon Musk's Boring Company set to unveil its first Los Angeles-area tunnel

The Boring Company announced plans for a live webcast on Tuesday at 8 p.m. local time (0400 GMT).

19 Dec 2018 10:22 AM