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Virgin Galactic unveils interior of centrepiece space plane

For $250,000 a pop, passengers will strap into their seats and peer out the windows as they travel 97km above Earth.

Virgin Galactic unveils interior of centrepiece space plane

Space

Russia rejects space weapon claim as 'propaganda'

Moscow responds after the US Space Command accused Russia of test-firing an anti-satellite weapon in space.

Russia rejects space weapon claim as 'propaganda'

United States

US accuses Russia of testing anti-satellite weapon in space

The US and UK are accusing Russia of launching a projectile from a satellite, threatening peaceful use of outer space.

US accuses Russia of testing anti-satellite weapon in space

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Musk's SpaceX in talks for new funding at $44bn valuation

SpaceX is in discussions with investors about raising about $1bn at a price of $270 a share, sources tell Bloomberg.

Musk's SpaceX in talks for new funding at $44bn valuation

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Lift off! China launches uncrewed Mars probe

The launch is China's first independent mission to another planet and a display of its technological prowess.

Lift off! China launches uncrewed Mars probe

China

China's independent Mars mission Tianwen-1 takes off from Hainan

Probe is expected to reach Mars in February, when it will attempt to deploy a rover to explore the planet for 90 days.

China's independent Mars mission Tianwen-1 takes off from Hainan

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UAE launches Hope probe in Arab world's first mission to Mars

The rocket blasted off successfully from Japan's Tanegashima Space Center for a seven-month journey to the red planet.

UAE launches Hope probe in Arab world's first mission to Mars

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Earth calling: SpaceX capsule carrying NASA crew to land August 2

The splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean will cap NASA's first crewed mission launched from US soil in nearly 10 years.

Earth calling: SpaceX capsule carrying NASA crew to land August 2

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Mars bound: US,China, UAE prepare to launch uncrewed spacecraft

US rover Perserverance aims to bring rock samples from Mars back to Earth in about a decade.

Mars bound: US,China, UAE prepare to launch uncrewed spacecraft

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Stellar returns or black hole? UK bets on risky satellite venture

UK government teaming up with India's Bharti to buy bankrupt OneWeb to provide satellite-based internet coverage.

Stellar returns or black hole? UK bets on risky satellite venture

Start Here

Why should we care about SpaceX? | Start Here

Elon Musk wants to make space travel like air travel. Will he succeed? How long until we can board a rocket ourselves?

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SpaceX: Astronauts, capsule arrive at space station

It is the first time a privately built and owned spacecraft has carried crew to the orbiting lab.

SpaceX: Astronauts, capsule arrive at space station

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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

US & Canada

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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SpaceX counts down to historic Crew Dragon astronaut launch

Weather permitting, Elon Musk's rocket company is set to snatch the prize from rival Boeing, at half the price.

SpaceX counts down to historic Crew Dragon astronaut launch