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NASA head to visit Russia

NASA head Jim Bridenstine has confirmed his readiness to make a working visit to Russia in the next several months in a telephone conversation with Russian space agency Roscosmos' head Dmitry Rogozin. …

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Russia's Soyuz MS-11 successfully launched

The manned Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft with three crewmembers of the new expedition to the International Space Station (ISS) has entered the near-Earth orbit and started its autonomous flight to the orbital outpost, Russia’s State Space …

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InSight lander touches down on Mars

The Mars InSight lander has touched down on the dusty Red Planet after sailing 548 million kilometres over a six-month voyage through deep space. The landing, which took place just before 7:00am AEDT, saw the NASA spacecraft hurtle …

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Soyuz rocket launch failure: recent developments

A carrier failure has occurred today after the launch of the Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) with Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague onboard. A …

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Heads of Roscosmos and NASA discuss Moon presence

Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin held a meeting with NASA head Jim Bridenstine, during which they discussed issues of planetary defense and sustainable presence on the …

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Huge asteroid to fly past Earth

A skull-shaped asteroid which flew close to Earth three years ago is expected to make a return just after Halloween, Independent reports. Nicknamed The Great Pumpkin by officials at Nasa, asteroid 2015 …

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NASA certifies Russia's rocket engines for manned flights

NASA and the US Air Force have certified Russia's RD-180 engines for Atlas V carrier rockets to used for manned spaceflights by US astronaut, director general of Russia's major rocket engine manufacturer JSC NPO Energomash and the United …

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NASA to award astronomer Yervant Terzian

NASA has announced it will award the Distinguished Public Service Medal, its highest honor, to astronomer Yervant Terzian, the Tisch Distinguished Professor Emeritus, according to Cornell University website. The medal …

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Descent capsule with ISS crewmembers lands in Kazakhstan

The descent capsule of the Russian Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft with three crewmembers of the International Space Station (ISS) has landed in Kazakhstan’s steppe 147 km southeast of the city of Zhezkazgan, Russia’s Flight Control Center …

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Russia and US to build moon's first space station

Russia and the United States have agreed to cooperate on a Nasa-led programme to build the first lunar space station, part of a long-term project to send humans to Mars. Russia's space agency Roscosmos said that a cooperation …

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