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Water on Jupiter's moon Europa? But why should I care?

Nasa believes it has more proof that Europa, one of Jupiter’s moon, is expelling large plumes of water. And where there is water, life can find a

Nasa believes it has more proof that Europa, one of Jupiter’s moon, is expelling large plumes of water. And where there is water, life can find a

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Jupiter's moon Europa 'spewing water plumes'

NASA says it has further evidence that Jupiter’s moon Europa is expelling large plumes of water into space.

NASA says it has further evidence that Jupiter’s moon Europa is expelling large plumes of water into space.

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Philae: a space odyssey with a happy end

After nearly two years missing in action, Rosetta's small lander Philae has finally been located in a shadowed spot on the comet 67-P - also known as Churyumov Gerasimenko - just three weeks before th

After nearly two years missing in action, Rosetta's small lander Philae has finally been located in a shadowed spot on the comet 67-P - also known as Churyumov Gerasimenko - just three weeks before th

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Philae - Lost....and Found!

The lost lander has been spotted on the "Space Duck" comet it landed on 664 days ago.

The lost lander has been spotted on the "Space Duck" comet it landed on 664 days ago.

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Spacecraft Rosetta prepares to crash-land on comet 67P

The extraordinary mission of ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft around comet 67P is nearly over: on 30 September the craft will crash land on its surface and end a 12 year voyage through…

The extraordinary mission of ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft around comet 67P is nearly over: on 30 September the craft will crash land on its surface and end a 12 year voyage through…

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NASA's Juno spacecraft reaches Jupiter

NASA celebrated a great victory on Tuesday as its spacecraft Juno finally reached Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system.

NASA celebrated a great victory on Tuesday as its spacecraft Juno finally reached Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system.

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Fifth US military satellite blasts off

A fifth Navy communication satellite has been launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida for use by the U.

A fifth Navy communication satellite has been launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida for use by the U.

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Reusable rocket survives "Apollo 15 test"

The American firm Blue Origin has safely launched and landed its New Shephard rocket for the fourth time, describing the mission test as ‘impeccable’.

The American firm Blue Origin has safely launched and landed its New Shephard rocket for the fourth time, describing the mission test as ‘impeccable’.

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Tim Peake: back to Earth after an 'out of this world' experience

A Russian, an American and a history-making British astronaut landed safely in Kazakhstan on Saturday, after a six month stint on the International Space…

A Russian, an American and a history-making British astronaut landed safely in Kazakhstan on Saturday, after a six month stint on the International Space…

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Bringing space technology down to earth at the Living Planet Symposium

Orbiting the earth are some of the most important tools to human understanding of the earth. Satellites are not only important to scientists but are

Orbiting the earth are some of the most important tools to human understanding of the earth. Satellites are not only important to scientists but are

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A 360° video of Mars shows the red planet like never before

NASA has released a new video that lets viewers share the view from the Mars Curiosity Rover of the bleak Naukluft Plateau. The 360-degree video

NASA has released a new video that lets viewers share the view from the Mars Curiosity Rover of the bleak Naukluft Plateau. The 360-degree video

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Russia launches first rocket from new cosmodrome

Russia has launched its inaugural rocket from a new cosmodrome, a day after a technical glitch delayed the much publicised spectacle by 24 hours. The

Russia has launched its inaugural rocket from a new cosmodrome, a day after a technical glitch delayed the much publicised spectacle by 24 hours. The

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Technical hitch delays first rocket launch at Russian cosmodrome

Russia’s space agency has been left red faced, after a last-minute technical hitch forced it to delay the inaugural launch of a Soyuz rocket from its

Russia’s space agency has been left red faced, after a last-minute technical hitch forced it to delay the inaugural launch of a Soyuz rocket from its

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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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"Space hotel" successfully added to ISS

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) has been successfully attached onto the International Space Station (ISS). A NASA ground-control team

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) has been successfully attached onto the International Space Station (ISS). A NASA ground-control team

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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