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‘Irresponsibility’ as Chinese rocket segment disintegrates over Indian Ocean

A large segment of a Chinese rocket re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere and disintegrated over the Indian Ocean on Sunday, the Chinese space agency said, following fevered speculation over where the ...

This file photo taken on 29 April 2021 shows a Long March 5B rocket, carrying China's Tianhe space station core module, lifting off from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in southern China's Hainan province

Mars Ingenuity helicopter given new scouting mission

The goal is to assess how well flyers can help future exploration of Mars and other worlds

Mars Ingenuity helicopter given new scouting mission

Fourth flight postponed for Mars Ingenuity helicopter

The software issue is thought to be the same one that delayed Ingenuity’s maiden voyage, the first powered flight on another planet. Initially scheduled for 11 April, the historic feat occurred 19 ...

Fourth flight postponed for Mars Ingenuity helicopter

China launches first module for new space station

The Tiangong space station, whose name means "Heavenly Palace", is expected to be operational in 2022

People watch a Long March 5B rocket, which carries China's Tianhe space station core module, lifting off from the Wenchang Space Launch Center, in southern China's Hainan province on 29 April, 2021

NASA mini-helicopter takes third Mars flight

NASA’s mini helicopter Ingenuity on Sunday successfully completed its third flight on Mars, moving farther and faster than ever before, with a peak speed of 6.6 feet per second

NASA's Ingenuity mini-helicopter

Recycled SpaceX Crew Dragon brings new crew to ISS

The spacecraft named Endeavour, piloting herself autonomously, locked on to a docking port at 5:08am Eastern time (0908 GMT), some 260 miles (420 kilometers) above the south Indian Ocean

This screen grab taken from the NASA live feed shows crew members of the International Space Station welcoming crew members of the SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft after docking an opening hatches, on 24 April 2021

Astronauts aboard SpaceX capsule prepare for docking at ISS

A recycled SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule with four astronauts aboard was speeding on its way to the International Space Station, where the spacecraft is set to dock early Saturday

Astronauts aboard SpaceX capsule prepare for docking at ISS

ISS sets its research scope on longer space missions

Detect harmful radiation, pilot a rover module, learn better sleep and body maintenance: astronauts aboard the International Space Station are preparing for future missions even further afield -- ...

ISS sets its research scope on longer space missions

NASA SpaceX Crew-2 set for launch on 22 April

US space agency NASA is set to launch SpaceX Crew Dragon second flight to the International Space Station on 22 April, it said.

NASA SpaceX Crew-2 set for launch on 22 April

SpaceX rocket to deliver Astrobotic lander to Moon

Space start-up Astrobotic has selected SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket to launch its Griffin lunar lander to the Moon in late 2023

SpaceX rocket to deliver Astrobotic lander to Moon
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