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Newly-discovered Earth-sized exoplanets could host life

Astronomers announce the discovery of seven earth-sized planets orbiting a star just 40 light years away from our solar system.

Astronomers announce the discovery of seven earth-sized planets orbiting a star just 40 light years away from our solar system.

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The icy mysteries of Pluto

This edition of Space takes you to the furthest reaches of our solar system, to the dwarf planet Pluto.

This edition of Space takes you to the furthest reaches of our solar system, to the dwarf planet Pluto.

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Legends of Space, episode 2: Yuri Gagarin

On April 12, 1961 cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space, an achievement that marks the beginning of human spaceflight and was humanity’s first step into the…

On April 12, 1961 cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space, an achievement that marks the beginning of human spaceflight and was humanity’s first step into the…

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What is 'Legends of Space'?

Legends of Space celebrates the greatest moments in space exploration, from Sputnik to Rosetta.

Legends of Space celebrates the greatest moments in space exploration, from Sputnik to Rosetta.

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NASA remembers Challenger and Apollo 1 disasters

31-years ago the Challenger Space shuttle broke apart little more than a minute after taking off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

31-years ago the Challenger Space shuttle broke apart little more than a minute after taking off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Hunting earth-like exoplanets

In this edition of Space, Euronews correspondent Jeremy Wilks reports from the Observatory of Geneva – home to experts in exoplanets, the name given to planets outside our solar…

In this edition of Space, Euronews correspondent Jeremy Wilks reports from the Observatory of Geneva – home to experts in exoplanets, the name given to planets outside our solar…

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Hero US astronaut John Glenn dies

He will go down in history as one of the 20th century’s greatest explorers.

He will go down in history as one of the 20th century’s greatest explorers.

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Europe comes closer to its own GPS

Four Galileo satellites have blasted off aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe's spaceport in French Guiana.

Four Galileo satellites have blasted off aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe's spaceport in French Guiana.

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Pluto could harbour 'slushy underground ocean'

A frozen area of Pluto, known as the ‘heart’ may harbour a slushy ocean between 150 and 200 km beneath its surface, NASA scientists say.

A frozen area of Pluto, known as the ‘heart’ may harbour a slushy ocean between 150 and 200 km beneath its surface, NASA scientists say.

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The longest delivery order in the Galaxy

A capsule loaded with 2,400 kilos of food, supplies, equipment and science experiments has docked with the ISS, 410 kilometres above the earth.

A capsule loaded with 2,400 kilos of food, supplies, equipment and science experiments has docked with the ISS, 410 kilometres above the earth.

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Latest US-Russian crew joins International Space Station

The two Russians and one American arrived at the ISS two days after their spacecraft had left Earth. They will stay in space until February.

The two Russians and one American arrived at the ISS two days after their spacecraft had left Earth. They will stay in space until February.

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Clear night sky? Look out for the Orionids meteors tonight

This month Earth crosses the orbital path of comet trails promising dazzling night displays of shooting stars in the northern hemisphere – that is if you can get far away from city lights and in near

This month Earth crosses the orbital path of comet trails promising dazzling night displays of shooting stars in the northern hemisphere – that is if you can get far away from city lights and in near

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Still no word on Europe's Mars lander - but ESA hails mission a success

The European Space Agency (ESA) is hailing its ExoMars mission a success despite mystery over the fate of a lander supposed to have touched down on the Red…

The European Space Agency (ESA) is hailing its ExoMars mission a success despite mystery over the fate of a lander supposed to have touched down on the Red…

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LIVE: what happened to the Mars landing Schiaparelli probe?

Scientists are scrambling to confirm the status of the European lander which was due to have landed on the Red Planet's surface, after contact was lost during its descent.

Scientists are scrambling to confirm the status of the European lander which was due to have landed on the Red Planet's surface, after contact was lost during its descent.

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Europe and Russia's mission to Mars

The ExoMars mission blasted off seven months ago abord a Russian rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

The ExoMars mission blasted off seven months ago abord a Russian rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.