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  1. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa undeterred by explosion of unmanned rocket after lift-off for space station

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 09:55pm by Bloomberg, Reuters

    ... to continue its commercial space launch programme after a rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station exploded over a launch pad. The unmanned Orbital Sciences rocket burst ... to run cargo to the International Space Station. Orbital is leading an investigation into the cause of what Nasa described as a "catastrophic anomaly". The explosion, which caused ...

  2. News - World - SPACE

    US astronauts in six hour spacewalk to repair International Space Station

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:54am by AP, AFP

    ... Agencies in Washington Nasa in new spacewalk A pair of American astronauts stepped outside the International Space Station yesterday on a spacewalk to do repairs at the orbiting outpost, NASA said. Reid Wiseman and Barry "Butch" Wilmore began their spacewalk shortly after 8am Washington time, on an excursion that was scheduled to last six and a half hours. ...

  3. News - China - SPACE

    China launches experimental moon orbiter

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 12:28pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... astronauts at a time in an experimental orbiting space station. China sent its first astronaut into space in 2003, becoming the third nation after Russia and the US to achieve manned space travel ... plans to send vessels to an asteroid and Mars. Alongside the manned programme, China is developing the Long March 5 heavier-lift rocket needed to launch a more permanent space station.   ...

  4. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa sending 3-D printer to space station for tests

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cape Canaveral, United States Nasa testing 3-D printer on space station The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space. Nasa, the US space agency, is sending a 3-D printer to the International Space Station in hopes that astronauts will be able one day to fix their spacecraft by cranking out spare parts on the spot. The printer, made by California company ...

  5. News - World - SPACE

    End space rivalry, astronaut urges in appeal to China and Nasa

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 08:48pm by GDN

    ... Station (ISS) on his last mission before retirement, built up a huge following due to his tweets and rendition of David Bowie's Space Oddity while in orbit. Hadfield said it was important to ensure the next space station was an international effort, saying the success of the ISS was "proof that enmity and suspicion could be overcome". Hadfield was in China ...

  6. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa awards US$6.8b to Boeing and SpaceX for space shuttle replacements

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 08:39pm by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Contracts awarded to Boeing and newcomer SpaceX to launch astronauts into space and end dependence on Russia for space station flights Nasa launches ... Station. The space agency chose not to return to the winged space shuttle design, electing instead to build vehicles that would be lifted into space atop a rocket, travel to the space station ...

  7. News - Asia - SPACE

    You did it, MOM: India jubilant as probe enters Mars orbit

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 10:24pm by AP

    ... mission in 2003. Rival China has also expanded its space exploration programme with a space station in orbit and the landing of a lunar rover on the moon earlier this year, although it has ...

  8. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa spacecraft, designed to take man to Mars, rolled out ahead of debut test flight

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:12pm by Reuters

    ... Station. United Launch Alliance is jointly owned by Lockheed Martin and Boeing. Orion will be flown to an altitude of about 5,800km from the earth, 14 times farther away than the International Space Station. The capsule will then careen back towards the planet, slamming into the atmosphere at 32,000km/h. At that speed, Orion's thermal protection system should heat up to about ...

  9. News - World - SPACE

    SpaceX and Boeing wait on funding decision from Nasa for space taxis

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:38pm by Bloomberg

    ... commercial venture to fly humans into orbit. The contract to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station by 2017 in so-called space taxis would end US reliance on Russian rockets that began ... 45 years after sending humans to the moon, looking to private industry for missions near earth, such as commuting to and from the space station. Commercial operators would develop space ...

  10. News - World - SPACE

    Galileo satellites sent into wrong orbit

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Paris Europe satellites go into wrong orbit European space officials are investigating whether faulty stationing of two satellites will complicate efforts to develop a Galileo navigation system that would rival the US GPS network. The European Space Agency (ESA) and launch company Arianespace say the satellites were in off-target orbits after being launched ...




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