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Out-of-control SpaceX rocket on collision course with the moon
Falcon 9 booster was originally launched from Florida in 2015 to deploy Deep Space Climate Observatory and has following a ‘chaotic’ orbit since

Samantha Lock

26, Jan, 2022 @4:11 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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Nasa’s Webb telescope is a joy. But it’s the private ventures that push at limits | Martin Rees
Spacefaring adventurers, living and experimenting with new technology, could potentially spawn a post-human era

Martin Rees

02, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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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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China berates US after ‘close encounters’ with Elon Musk satellites
Beijing urges US to act responsibly after two near misses that it says posed serious threat to astronauts’ lives

Rhoda Kwan in Taipei and Jon Henley

28, Dec, 2021 @12:35 PM

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The Great British race to space
In the outermost parts of our islands, a new industry in satellites, rockets and launch ports is poised for take-off

Robin McKie

26, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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SpaceX’s towering Starship aims to get humans to Mars
The largest and most powerful rocket ship ever is fully recyclable and may be the first vehicle to land humans on Mars

Richard Luscombe

20, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Elon Musk is learning a hard lesson: never date a musician | Arwa Mahdawi
The SpaceX billionaire has found himself immortalised in song by his ex, Grimes. It may be unflattering, but given the kind of insults he often doles out, he’s getting off lightly, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

08, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Moonwatch: Nasa resumes work on lunar lander
Agency says human landing will not be possible until 2025 at the earliest after lawsuit delays project

Stuart Clark

18, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Senator behind billionaires tax denounces Elon Musk Twitter poll stunt
Ron Wyden, who has proposed tax to help fund Biden plans, unimpressed after Tesla owner offers to sell 10% of shares

Martin Pengelly in New York

07, Nov, 2021 @7:19 PM

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Metaverse, Mars, meditation retreats: billionaires want to escape the world they ruined | Sam Wolfson
Zuckerberg wants us to all turn our attention to a land of make-believe to distract from his PR disaster while Bezos and Musk are obsessed with leaving the planet

Sam Wolfson

29, Oct, 2021 @6:48 PM

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SpaceX aims to fix leaky toilets before astronauts blast off at weekend
Tube came unglued during SpaceX’s first private flight last month, spilling urine on to fans and beneath the floor

Maya Yang

27, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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