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How the Challenger disaster changed space exploration forever

It was the disaster that injected a shot of realism into space exploration ambitions and whose impact is still being felt today. Thirty years ago the

It was the disaster that injected a shot of realism into space exploration ambitions and whose impact is still being felt today. Thirty years ago the

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COP21: What's the future of planet Earth?

We're at the COP21 climate summit in Paris for a special edition of Space, to ask 'What will happen to our planet in the future?' Two top Earth observation and climate scientists offer their views.

We're at the COP21 climate summit in Paris for a special edition of Space, to ask 'What will happen to our planet in the future?' Two top Earth observation and climate scientists offer their views.

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LISA Pathfinder's mission poised to discover the secrets of gravity

The European Space Agency’s LISA Pathfinder mission, originally scheduled to lift off from French Guyana in the early hours of December 2, has been

The European Space Agency’s LISA Pathfinder mission, originally scheduled to lift off from French Guyana in the early hours of December 2, has been

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What's the reality of Earth's climate in 2015?

We have all heard of climate change, but what’s really happening to our planet now, in November 2015? As the COP21 summit in Paris looms in December

We have all heard of climate change, but what’s really happening to our planet now, in November 2015? As the COP21 summit in Paris looms in December

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Unlocking the secrets of the Jupiter's Icy Moons

In this edition of Space we set a course for Jupiter, destination of the next European Space Agency mission JUICE. The aim of JUICE (JUpiter ICy moon

In this edition of Space we set a course for Jupiter, destination of the next European Space Agency mission JUICE. The aim of JUICE (JUpiter ICy moon

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Rosetta mission: Crunch time for Philae

The Rosetta mission has changed our vision of comets and given us a new outlook on the origin of life in the universe. In this edition of Space, we

The Rosetta mission has changed our vision of comets and given us a new outlook on the origin of life in the universe. In this edition of Space, we

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Student in Chile discovers new planet

A Chilean doctorate student has discovered by coincidence a new planet orbiting a star double the size of the Sun, some 320 million light years from

A Chilean doctorate student has discovered by coincidence a new planet orbiting a star double the size of the Sun, some 320 million light years from

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Philae goes sunny side up to reveal secrets of creation

Comet 67P Churyumov–Gerasimenko, accompanied by the European probe Rosetta has reached its “perihelion”, the point in its orbit that is closest to

Comet 67P Churyumov–Gerasimenko, accompanied by the European probe Rosetta has reached its “perihelion”, the point in its orbit that is closest to

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Perseid meteor shower: how to watch the stellar show

The Perseid meteor shower will peak on Wednesday (August 12) and Thursday (August 13) evening. It runs from late July to late of August as the

The Perseid meteor shower will peak on Wednesday (August 12) and Thursday (August 13) evening. It runs from late July to late of August as the