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International Space Station thrown out of control by misfire of Russian module -NASA

A Russian research module was launched into space and successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday. But shortly after, it fired its thrusters without warning- causing a brief panic among NASA...

Jeff Bezos rockets to the edge of space on Blue Origin’s first crewed flight

Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of Amazon.com and Blue Origin, is now a space tourist himself after taking his first crewed flight this week with two other passengers on board New Shepard in order...

NASA’s Curiosity rover has captured images of clouds on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover has captured images of clouds on Mars— as described in its blog post: “wispy puffs filled with ice crystals that scattered light from the setting sun, some of them shimmering with...

China Mars rover Zhurong makes historic landing

Touchdown affirmed. China has become the third country in mankind’s set of experiences to securely arrive on the outside of Mars – on its first endeavor. The Tianwen-1 rocket, which had been circling Mars...

SN8 Starship lands then explodes.

The third time appeared to be the charm for Elon Musk’s Starship rocket – until it wasn’t. The latest heavy-duty launch vehicle prototype from SpaceX soared flawlessly into the sky in a high-altitude test...

It’s touch down for NASA’s Perseverance rover.

NASA landed a new robotic rover on Mars on Thursday, its most ambitious effort in decades to directly study whether there was ever life on the red planet. While the agency has landed other missions...
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SpaceX to launch with a civilian on board.

SpaceX announced Monday it will launch the first mission to space with an all-civilian crew, and members of the public have been invited to enter a drawing for one of the seats on the...

Space X launches its first rocket in 2021.

Following a very busy 2020 that saw it make a number of achievements, including the launch of the first astronauts to space from American soil since 2011, SpaceX completed its first rocket launch of 2021 on Thursday. The Elon...
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Elon Musk plans IPO for SpaceX’s Starlink business

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk plans to list SpaceX’s space internet venture, Starlink, several years in the future when revenue growth is smooth and predictable. Musk said last year that Starlink was...