Space

Alexei Leonov, first man to walk in space, dies in Moscow

Tributes pour in for Soviet-era cosmonaut who became the first human to exit a spacecraft in orbit 54 years ago.

Alexei Leonov, first man to walk in space, dies in Moscow

US & Canada

Discovery of 20 new moons puts Saturn ahead of Jupiter

Astronomers discover 20 new moons around Saturn, making it the planet with the most number of moons in the solar system.

Discovery of 20 new moons puts Saturn ahead of Jupiter

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India's moon probe made hard landing, says NASA

India's Chandrayaan-2 lander, Vikram, made a 'hard landing' on the moon, but the location is not known, NASA said.

Chandrayaan-2: India's lunar probe makes a 'hard landing'

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The sun is setting on Vikram lander but not on Chandrayaan-2

The loss of lunar lander makes India’s moon ambitions more difficult to realise, but not impossible.

The sun is setting on Vikram lander but not on Chandrayaan-2

Space

'Is the Earth unique?' Water detected in atmosphere of exoplanet

K2-18b is the only planet beyond our solar system known to have water vapor and temperatures that could support life.

'Is the Earth unique?' Water detected in atmosphere of exoplanet

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India's moon lander lost on final approach 'located'

Space agency says Chandrayaan-2 lander module located on lunar surface, a day after it lost contact with space station.

India's ISRO says lander lost on final approach to moon located

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India's space hopes dashed for now with loss of lunar lander

With 1.3 billion people watching, 'Vikram' fails to make soft landing on moon's South Pole but Modi praises programme.

India's space hopes dashed for now with loss of lunar lander

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Chandrayaan-2: India's space agency has lunar moment of truth

Moon vehicle launched in July aimed for soft landing on mission to explore surface composition and location of water.

Chandrayaan-2: India's space agency has lunar moment of truth

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The US just slapped sanctions on Iran's space agencies

The country's civilian space agency and two research organisations are accused of advancing ballistic missile programme.

The US just slapped sanctions on Iran's space agencies

India

India's Chandrayaan-2 ready for moon landing

Indian space agency says $140m module has reached distance of 100km from moon's surface and is set to land on Saturday.

India's Chandrayaan-2 ready for moon landing

Iran

Iran says 'technical error' caused rocket explosion

Spokesman rules out sabotage in rocket explosion and denounces Trump's tweet showing spy satellite image.

Iran says 'technical error' caused rocket explosion

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Trump launches US Space Command to address new threats

Describing space as 'the next war-fighting domain', US president says SpaceCom will defend the US's interests in space.

Trump launches US Space Command to address new threats

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US Space Force: The race to control the space above the sky

The US Space Force officially launches, sparking fears over the militarisation of space.

US Space Force: The race to control the space above the sky

Space

Soyuz rocket carrying Russian robot docks with space station

The Fedor robot will spend 10 days on the International Space Station, learning tasks performed by astronauts.

Soyuz rocket carrying Russian robot docks with space station

Space

'Let's go': Russia launches humanoid robot into space

Space-bound humanoid robot Fedor expected to dock at the ISS on Saturday with more than 650kg of cargo.