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Second successful sea landing for SpaceX

An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has made a swift and successful return trip into orbit, a live webcast showed. It blasted off from Florida on

An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has made a swift and successful return trip into orbit, a live webcast showed. It blasted off from Florida on

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Stephen Hawking helps unveil interstellar travel project

A Russian billionaire has enlisted physicist Stephen Hawking to help him launch a futuristic plan for seeking life in outer space. Called the

A Russian billionaire has enlisted physicist Stephen Hawking to help him launch a futuristic plan for seeking life in outer space. Called the

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SpaceX rocket has successful landing in Atlantic Ocean

A rocket has made history after its reusable booster landed on a platform in the Atlantic Ocean. The success could see a new era of reusable rockets

A rocket has made history after its reusable booster landed on a platform in the Atlantic Ocean. The success could see a new era of reusable rockets

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How to build a village on the Moon

The head of the European Space Agency says he would like to build a permanent base on the Moon. We meet him to discuss that incredible plan, and head to the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne to mee

The head of the European Space Agency says he would like to build a permanent base on the Moon. We meet him to discuss that incredible plan, and head to the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne to mee

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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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New kids on the space block

Astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren step out of the International Space Station for some maintenance work on one of the lab’s robot arms and to

Astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren step out of the International Space Station for some maintenance work on one of the lab’s robot arms and to

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Astronaut Academy: keeping space crew health in check

Floating around in space may sound like fun, but it can put all sort of stresses and strains on the human body. Volker Damann is Head of the Medicine

Floating around in space may sound like fun, but it can put all sort of stresses and strains on the human body. Volker Damann is Head of the Medicine

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Virgin Galactic "ready to fly again next year" after crash

Virgin Galactic says it could have a new space tourism craft ready to fly by next year. Just days after the crash of SpaceShipTwo in the Mohave

Virgin Galactic says it could have a new space tourism craft ready to fly by next year. Just days after the crash of SpaceShipTwo in the Mohave