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SpaceX Starship Launch System: One small hop for Musk

The untethered lift-off is an early step for a 100-passenger spacecraft.

SpaceX Starship Launch System: One small hop for Musk

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Tracking space trash may be the next best thing to clearing it

Space debris orbiting the Earth poses a threat to satellite equipment. Keeping track of it helps manage risks.

Tracking space trash may be the next best thing to clearing it

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India's moon mission finally blasts off

India's space programme has 'bounced back' in time for a second launch attempt.

India's moon mission Chandrayaan-2 gets off the ground

Counting the Cost

Trillion-dollar lunar bounty: The scramble to return to the moon

We explore India's plans to probe the moon, discuss the rise in world hunger, and look at the Muslim fashion industry.

Science & Technology

Farouk El-Baz, the Egyptian behind the Moon landings

Egyptian-born Farouk El-Baz was part of NASA's Apollo 11 ground crew at just 31 years old.

Profile: Farouk El-Baz, the Egyptian behind the Moon landings

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Trump meets former astronauts on 50th anniversary of Apollo 11

Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, who flew to the moon 50 years ago, are welcomed in the Oval Office.

Trump meets former astronauts on 50th anniversary of Apollo 11

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Apollo 11 memorabilia goes up for auction

Auction houses are looking to cash in on the nostalgia of the Apollo 11 lunar landing.

Apollo 11 memorabilia goes up for auction

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India to launch second lunar mission on July 22 after delay

Chandrayaan-2 will attempt a so-called 'soft landing' on the Moon, something only three other countries have achieved.

India to launch second lunar mission on July 22 after delay

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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

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India's moon mission launch called off due to 'technical' problem

Space agency ISRO says launch of Chandrayaan-2 called off minutes before blast-off due to a technical snag.

India's moon mission launch called off due to 'technical' problem

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'New age of discovery': India looks to land moon rover

If successful, India will be the fourth country after the US, Russia and China to perform a 'soft' landing on the moon.

India prepares to land rover on moon in second unmanned mission