European Space Agency

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Can Nasa persuade Russia to back International Space Station plans?
Biden wants to extend the operation of the ISS to 2030 before replacing it – will Russia approve?

Stuart Clark

07, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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To the moon and beyond: what 2022 holds for space travel
From lunar missions to anti-asteroid defence systems, there are plenty of exciting scientific developments to look forward to

Robin McKie

02, Jan, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Elon Musk rejects mounting criticism his satellites are clogging space
SpaceX founder says planned 42,000-strong network will not dominate slots or radio frequencies

Jasper Jolly

30, Dec, 2021 @10:56 AM

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$10bn James Webb space telescope launches on ‘eternal search’ mission
Successor to the Hubble telescope takes off on board rocket from ESA’s launch base in French Guiana

Robin McKie

25, Dec, 2021 @12:25 PM

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James Webb space telescope mission gets ready for Christmas Eve launch
After many delays, Hubble’s successor is set to travel to a cosmic parking spot 1m miles from Earth

Ian Sample Science editor

20, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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UK space firm secures £7.6m to fund trial of factory satellites
From a humble garage to international backing, Space Forge plans to manufacture alloys, medicines and semiconductors in microgravity

Robin McKie

18, Dec, 2021 @6:44 PM

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James Webb space telescope fuelled for launch
Largest space telescope ever is due to lift off from Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana on 22 December

Stuart Clark

10, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The James Webb space telescope: in search of the secrets of the Milky Way
Billions of dollars over budget and years late, the most expensive, complex telescope to be sent into space will launch next month. What will it learn?

Robin McKie

27, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Nasa delays James Webb space telescope launch after ‘sudden’ incident
Technicians were preparing to attach spacecraft to launch vehicle when unplanned event took place

Stuart Clark

25, Nov, 2021 @10:20 AM

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Nasa stacks Orion capsule atop Artemis 1 as moon mission nears
Final preparations begin for Nasa’s Artemis programme to return astronauts to moon

Stuart Clark

29, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Immersion tank study will explore impact of space travel on the female body
Experiment aims to address a gender gap where most space medicine research has been carried out on men

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

24, Sep, 2021 @12:44 PM

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Spacewatch: James Webb telescope to launch in December
Successor to Hubble will be carried into space from Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana atop an Ariane 5 rocket

Stuart Clark

17, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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