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Richard Branson completes space flight in own rocket

British billionaire Richard Branson completed a short space flight on Sunday aboard his own rocket ship. Take-off took place at 16:30 CET after being delayed by an hour and a half due to weather conditions on site and was broadcast …

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Progress MS-17 cargo vehicle docks with ISS

The Progress MS-17 transport cargo vehicle carrying more than 1.5 tonnes of dry cargo, fuel, and air reserves, docked with the Poisk module of the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday. The Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle was …

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Woman aged 82 will go into space with Bezos

Trailblazing woman aviator Wally Funk, 82, will join Jeff Bezos this month on the first crewed spaceflight for the billionaire's company Blue Origin, the firm announced Thursday. The trip is 60 years overdue for Funk, who was one of …

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Mushrooms on Mars? Five unproven claims that alien life exists

A recent study claims to have found evidence for mushroom-like life forms on the surface of Mars. As it happens, these particular features are well known and were discovered by cameras aboard Nasa’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, shortly after it landed in 2004

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Russia to pull out of International Space Station in 2025

Russia’s decision to abandon the ISS within four years also comes as Moscow looks instead to China as a partner for its future space ambitions. Dmitry Rogozin, head of Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, said abandoning its section of the …

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Construction of Russian space station will not interfere with  Moscow-Beijing space cooperation between

Russia will withdraw from the International Space Station (ISS) after reaching its planned lifespan in 2024 and is working on a new station to replace it, Russian media reported on Sunday. Chinese observers said that Russia's decision to build its own space station is consistent with its self-reliant principle of developing the aerospace industry but it will not overlook the option to cooperate on China's upcoming space station, as the craft might be the only operational station in orbit that will be open to foreign partners following the retirement of the ISS

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NASA explains mystery rainbow on Mars

A "rainbow" pictured on Mars is simply a lens flare, NASA has revealed. The NASA Perseverance Mars Rover account tweeted a photo on Tuesday which appeared to show a rainbow on Mars. It was …

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US may send a native Azerbaijani to the Moon

One of the candidates for a flight to the Moon became known in the US - a native of Azerbaijan, US Air Force officer Alekber (Allen) Tarlan oglu Mirgadirov. It is known that Allen Mirgadirov is 42 years old, he was born …

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