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Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 90-day mission

Three Chinese astronauts returned to Earth Friday after completing the country's longest-ever crewed mission, the latest landmark in Beijing's drive to become a major space power

This file photo taken on 17 June, 2021 shows astronauts Nie Haisheng (C), Liu Boming (R) and Tang Hongbo waving during a departure ceremony before boarding the Shenzhou-12 spacecraft on a Long March-2F carrier rocket at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi desert in northwest China

NASA halts SpaceX work on lunar lander after Blue Origin suit

NASA agreed on Thursday to temporarily halt work on a $2.9 billion lunar lander contract awarded to Elon Musk's SpaceX after rival billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin sued the US ...

NASA halts SpaceX work on lunar lander after Blue Origin suit

Russia's Nauka science module docks with ISS

Russia said it successfully docked the Nauka laboratory module with the International Space Station on Thursday

Russia's Nauka science module docks with ISS

NASA's Hubble space telescope returns to science operations

Hubble, which has been watching the universe over the past three decades, faced trouble with its payload computer on 13 June

NASA's Hubble space telescope returns to science operations

Bezos and crewmates prepare for inaugural Blue Origin space flight

The suborbital launch from a site in the high desert plains of West Texas marks a crucial test for Blue Origin's New Shepard spacecraft, a 60-foot-tall (18.3 metre) and fully autonomous ...

Bezos and crewmates prepare for inaugural Blue Origin space flight

NASA celebrates 100th birthday of first American to orbit the planet

The US space agency on Saturday celebrated the 100th birthday of astronaut John Glenn who changed the history of spaceflight, becoming the first American to orbit the planet

NASA celebrates 100th birthday of first American to orbit the planet

US approves Bezos’ Blue Origin license for human space travel

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin had received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to carry humans on the New Shepard rocket into space on 20 July

Jeff Bezos, founder of Blue Origin, inspects New Shepard West Texas launch facility before the rocket's maiden voyage

China launches new meteorological satellite

Fengyun-3E (FY-3E), was launched by a Long March-4C rocket at 7.28am (Beijing Time) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, Xinhua news agency reported

China launches new meteorological satellite

Extreme 'white dwarf' sets cosmic records for small size, huge mass

Scientists said on Wednesday this highly magnetised and rapidly rotating white dwarf is 35 per cent more massive than our sun yet boasts a petite diameter only a bit larger than Earth's moon

Extreme 'white dwarf' sets cosmic records for small size, huge mass

Life could exist in clouds of Jupiter, not Venus: Study

The search for life on our nearest neighbour has so far proved fruitless, although a 2020 paper rekindled hopes for Venus when it claimed to have detected phosphine gas–known to be produced by ...

Life could exist in clouds of Jupiter, not Venus: Study
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