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Private US rocket Antares makes test flight
Orbital Sciences' co-launch with NASA from Virginia spaceport paves way for cargo flight to International Space Station.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2013 11:29 GMT
NASA aims to send another rover to Mars
New rover planned for 2020, as US space agency prepares for a manned mission to the Red Planet.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2012 10:23 GMT
Reactions to Beirut car bombing
Governments and officials around the world condemn blast that killed head of Lebanon's security agency.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2012 21:14 GMT
Private rocket blasts off to resupply ISS
SpaceX mission, with supplies including ice cream, marks first commercial resupply of International Space Station.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2012 11:34 GMT
Mars rover beams back first pin-sharp images
NASA releases more spectacular pictures and audio from planet, likening it to Neil Armstrong's landmark lunar landing.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2012 00:40 GMT
Americans react to death of Neil Armstrong
Millions of Americans, including fellow astronaut Buzz Aldrin, pay tribute to man who was first to set foot on the moon.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2012 04:02 GMT
First US woman to travel into space dies
Sally Ride, 61, has died after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, her organisation says.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2012 02:30 GMT
SpaceX capsule returns from landmark mission
Private company's unmanned supply ship splashes down off coast of Mexico after carrying supplies to space station.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2012 11:22 GMT
Atlantis touches down for last landing
Four astronauts on final NASA space shuttle mission end voyage successfully at Kennedy Space Center.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2011 06:05 GMT
Nasa chief on visit to China
Speculation that Charles Bolden may hold talks on possible co-operation in space with Beijing during six-day visit.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2010 16:21 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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