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NASA's SpaceX Dragon capsule returns home

NASA’s SpaceX Dragon capsule has returned to Earth carrying a huge cargo of scientific experiments from the International Space Station.

NASA’s SpaceX Dragon capsule has returned to Earth carrying a huge cargo of scientific experiments from the International Space Station.

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Meet Canada's robot masters

Behind the scenes at the Canadian Space Agency to meet the team that controls the Canadarm 2, trains astronauts to use space robots, and develops rovers for the Moon and Mars.

Behind the scenes at the Canadian Space Agency to meet the team that controls the Canadarm 2, trains astronauts to use space robots, and develops rovers for the Moon and Mars.

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Russia launches rocket from new Vostochny cosmodrome

Russia has launched its first rocket from a new cosmodrome 24-hours after a technical glitch forced lift off to be put back, much to the annoyance of President Vladimir Putin.

Russia has launched its first rocket from a new cosmodrome 24-hours after a technical glitch forced lift off to be put back, much to the annoyance of President Vladimir Putin.

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Destination Mars, episode 4: the controlled landing

The ExoMars spacecraft is travelling to Mars right now, on a mission to search for signs of life. When it gets there in October it will send a small

The ExoMars spacecraft is travelling to Mars right now, on a mission to search for signs of life. When it gets there in October it will send a small

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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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Russian-ESA Exomars blasts off to find life on the Red Planet

The ExoMars probe has blasted off on Monday (March 14) on board a Russian Proton rocket from Kazakhstan to the red planet. [no comment live] esa</a

The ExoMars probe has blasted off on Monday (March 14) on board a Russian Proton rocket from Kazakhstan to the red planet. [no comment live] esa

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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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Philae probe probably 'covered in dust and too cold to operate'

European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation

European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation

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ESA's Sentinel-3 full speed ahead for lift-off

The European Space Agency is poised to launch the third satellite in the Copernicus programme called Sentinel-3 later this month. The Sentinels

The European Space Agency is poised to launch the third satellite in the Copernicus programme called Sentinel-3 later this month. The Sentinels

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Space X rocket destroyed after successful EU satellite launch

Space X’s reusable Falcon 9 rocket has successfully put a European satellite into orbit, but what launch engineers described as a “hard landing”

Space X’s reusable Falcon 9 rocket has successfully put a European satellite into orbit, but what launch engineers described as a “hard landing”

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SpaceX jubilant at success of re-usable rocket

A rocket took off from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Monday and landed again ten minutes later – the first time such a feat has been achieved. The

A rocket took off from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Monday and landed again ten minutes later – the first time such a feat has been achieved. The

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Armstrong Moon suit to be conserved thanks to crowdfunding success

Online crowdfunding efforts to save the first man on the moon’s spacesuit have been out of this world! The US National Air and Space Museum asked

Online crowdfunding efforts to save the first man on the moon’s spacesuit have been out of this world! The US National Air and Space Museum asked

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ESA chiefs discuss building a base on the Moon and visiting Mars

As the European Space Agency changes leadership, euronews met its outgoing and incoming directors-general to discuss the future of space projects.

As the European Space Agency changes leadership, euronews met its outgoing and incoming directors-general to discuss the future of space projects.

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Rocket failures deal heavy blow to Russia space programme

Russia’s space industry has been dealt one of its heaviest blows since the Soviet collapse after back-to-back rocket launch failures. Russian Deputy

Russia’s space industry has been dealt one of its heaviest blows since the Soviet collapse after back-to-back rocket launch failures. Russian Deputy

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A satellite revolution in oceanography

Satellite technology is creating a revolution in oceanography as researchers have a flood of new data to understand our planet's oceans and better study climate change. In this edition of Space we hea

Satellite technology is creating a revolution in oceanography as researchers have a flood of new data to understand our planet's oceans and better study climate change. In this edition of Space we hea

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ESA preps for its first space-plane blast off

The European Space Agency is making the final preparations for its first ever space-plane launch on Wednesday. The IXV, short for Intermediate

The European Space Agency is making the final preparations for its first ever space-plane launch on Wednesday. The IXV, short for Intermediate

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Why is Europe's IXV spaceplane mission so vital?

Europe’s first spaceplane, IXV, faces its most crucial test on Wednesday (February 11) – and you can follow it live here. WHAT IS IXV? The

Europe’s first spaceplane, IXV, faces its most crucial test on Wednesday (February 11) – and you can follow it live here. WHAT IS IXV? The

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Next SpaceX rocket launch attempt expected on Friday

The launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Florida was called off at the last minute because of a unspecified technical issue, said NASA. The

The launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Florida was called off at the last minute because of a unspecified technical issue, said NASA. The

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Lift-off letdown as NASA Orion capsule launch is postponed

It was a lift-off letdown but NASA is hoping for better luck on Friday. Gusty winds at Cape Canaveral on Thursday and a last-minute technical problem

It was a lift-off letdown but NASA is hoping for better luck on Friday. Gusty winds at Cape Canaveral on Thursday and a last-minute technical problem

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Rosetta comet lander Philae's pinpoint precision

Rosetta! A stunning practical demonstration of applied mathematics, and a reminder how much there is to discover out there. Perspectives this week

Rosetta! A stunning practical demonstration of applied mathematics, and a reminder how much there is to discover out there. Perspectives this week