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SpaceX and NASA astronauts make historic launch

Billionaire Elon Musk's company launches American astronauts from US soil for the first time in almost a decade.

SpaceX and NASA astronauts make historic launch

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US astronauts prepare for historic mission

They are the crew for the first crewed spaceflight to blast off from US soil in almost 10 years.

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NASA says Artemis Accords envision 'Star Trek' future for moon

Accords seek to establish global principals for lunar colonisation, including letting firms own resources they mine.

NASA says Artemis Accords envision 'Star Trek' future for moon

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NASA, SpaceX counting down days to first human launch

Despite Musk Twitter storm, coronavirus forces extra precautions to ensure 'critical mission' blasts off.

NASA, SpaceX counting down days to first human launch

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NASA selects three space firms to build lunar landing systems

NASA selection includes firms owned by tech billionaires Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos; the companies will share $967m.

NASA selects three space firms to build lunar landing systems

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Apollo 13 anniversary: 50 years since the dramatic space mission

Fifty years later, there is a new generation of astronauts inspired by lessons learned from the Apollo 13 mission.

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Coping with coronavirus lockdowns: What astronauts can teach us

Confined and isolated astronauts - and their supporting programmes - have answers and an online tool you can use now.

Coping with coronavirus lockdowns: What astronauts can teach us

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Earthbound: Coronavirus dents NASA's 2024 return to moon

NASA to 'temporarily suspend production and testing' after an employee tests positive for coronavirus.

Earthbound: Coronavirus dents NASA's 2024 return to moon

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Boeing's Starliner investigation finds safety-process lapses

NASA to issue a formal 'high-visibility close call' designation, with impacts across all human spaceflight programmes.

 Boeing's Starliner investigation finds safety-process lapses

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Katherine Johnson, 'American hero' and NASA pioneer, dies at 101

The 2016 Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures brought to light Johnson's 33-year career as a NASA mathematician.

Katherine Johnson, 'American hero' and NASA pioneer, dies at 101

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Here comes the sun: Solar Orbiter heads for close-up of our star

The 10-year mission will examine the sun's poles, providing valuable data to protect satellites and infrastructure.

Here comes the sun: Solar Orbiter heads for close-up of our star

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Peering at the sun: Solar Orbiter probe set for launch

In less than two years, scientists expect to receive the first-ever images of, and data about, the sun’s poles.

Peering at the sun: Solar Orbiter probe set for launch

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Starliner stays grounded as Boeing and NASA investigate further

Preliminary findings on the orbital flight test failures are in, but questions remain unanswered.

Starliner stays grounded as Boeing and NASA investigate further

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NASA's Koch: After 328 days in space, extensive tests await her

Her on-the-ground challenges will help prepare the way for astronauts to travel to Mars.

NASA's Koch: After 328 days in space, extensive tests await her

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Spitzer Space Telescope: NASA shuts down prolific observatory

Spitzer contributed to advancing human knowledge of black holes and the birth and death of stars.