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NASA Mars mission: 'Not willing to rule out 2033'

The US could get to Mars sooner than expected

NASA Mars mission: 'Not willing to rule out 2033'

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Taking out the trash - in space

Human space junk can blow a hole through spacecraft, endangering crews, payloads and projects. Cue the cleanup.

Taking out the trash - in space

Science & Technology

Apollo 11 moon mission anniversary: The steps that made history

Declaring 'one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind', Neil Armstrong took the first lunar steps 50 years ago.

Apollo 11 moon mission anniversary: The steps that made history

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The new race to the moon is not just about bragging rights

Like the 20th century moon race, the 21st century one is projecting geopolitics beyond the limits of our atmosphere.

The new race to the moon is not just about bragging rights

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Earthbound: India's moon lander launch cancelled for now

A nation waits for an explanation and a new date to send Chandrayaan-2 to the lunar south pole

Earthbound: India's moon lander launch cancelled for now

Latin America

Total solar eclipse 2019: First photos of the phenomenon

The first total solar eclipse since 2017 passes over parts of South America.

Total solar eclipse 2019: First photos of the phenomenon

Latin America

Total solar eclipse 2019: Who can see it and how to watch

The first total solar eclipse since 2017 will pass over parts of South America on Tuesday.

Space

NASA will fly a drone to Titan to search for life

The Dragonfly mission, which will launch in 2026 and land in 2034, will send a rotorcraft to the Saturn's largest moon.

NASA will fly a drone to Titan to search for life

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The International Space Station: The next hot tourist destination

NASA: A dozen private citizens may be able to go to the ISS each year.

The International Space Station: The next hot tourist destination

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Trump criticises NASA and says the moon is 'part' of Mars

The president's exact meaning was uncertain, but he may have been urging the space agency to put more focus on Mars.

Trump criticises NASA and says the moon is 'part' of Mars

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The moon is just the beginning; Mars is the goal

Trump wants more money to return people to the moon by 2024. NASA's chief says that will get astronauts to Mars faster.

The moon is just the beginning; Mars is the goal

Science & Technology

'Marsquake': NASA's InSight detects likely tremor on Mars

The breakthrough came nearly five months after InSight touched down on the surface of Mars on a seismological mission.

'Marsquake': NASA's InSight detects likely tremor on Mars

Space

Mission complete: NASA announces demise of Opportunity rover

Researchers and engineers involved are in mourning over the passing of the NASA rover, known affectionately as Oppy.

Mission complete: NASA announces demise of Opportunity rover

Space

NASA spacecraft sends images of icy object past Pluto

Ultima Thule is an elongated celestial body about 31km long, consisting of two fused-together spheres.

NASA spacecraft sends images of icy object past Pluto

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NASA spacecraft survives faraway flyby

NASA succeeds with landmark flyby past farthest cosmic body ever explored by humanity - the 'Ultima Thule'.

NASA spacecraft survives risky encounter with faraway dark world