Nasa's Curiosity rover: 3,000 days on Mars

Three thousand days and counting: Nasa's Curiosity rover continues its extraordinary exploration of Mars.

Jan. 9, 2021 ~7 min

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What is Elon Musk's Starship?

Elon Musk's company SpaceX is building a vehicle that could transform space travel.

Jan. 8, 2021 ~11 min

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Nasa's Mars rover and the 'seven minutes of terror'

The US space agency releases an animation to show how its Perseverance robot will land on Mars.

Dec. 23, 2020 ~4 min

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SLS: Crucial test for Nasa's 'mega-rocket'

Part of a giant rocket that will send humans back to the Moon has undergone a critical test.

Dec. 21, 2020 ~6 min

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OneWeb satellite company launches into new era

The broadband network owned by UK taxpayers and an Indian conglomerate sends up 36 new satellites.

Dec. 18, 2020 ~4 min

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Josef Aschbacher to be new European Space Agency boss

One task for the Austrian will be managing the interests of EU and non-EU states, such as the UK.

Dec. 17, 2020 ~5 min

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China's Chang'e-5 Moon mission set for Earth return

A capsule carrying samples of lunar rock and dust is due to land in Inner Mongolia.

Dec. 16, 2020 ~4 min

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Capella delivers super sharp satellite radar pictures

US start-up Capella is in the vanguard of companies changing the way satellites see the Earth.

Dec. 16, 2020 ~4 min

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Hayabusa-2: Pieces of an asteroid found inside space capsule

Scientists in Japan open the Hayabusa-2 space capsule that landed just over a week ago.

Dec. 15, 2020 ~3 min

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Space tourism: Virgin space plane set for first crewed flight

Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic embarks on the first crewed flight of its rocket-powered tourist plane.

Dec. 12, 2020 ~3 min

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