Nasa

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Meet the former Nazi rocket scientist who all too accurately saw the future | John Naughton
As well as serving in the SS and a second act as a Nasa engineer, Wernher von Braun wrote a Martian sci-fi novel with a prescient twist…

John Naughton

14, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Could space-going billionaires be the vanguard of a cosmic revolution? | Martin Rees
For humanity truly to slip the surly bonds of Earth, private funds and intrepid thrill-seekers will be required, says astronomer Martin Rees

Martin Rees

30, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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First all-private crew returns from International Space Station
Three customers accompanied by former Nasa astronaut paid $55m for place on Ax-1 mission

Stuart Clark

29, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Jeff Bezos is worth $160bn – yet Congress might bail out his space company | Bernie Sanders
If we are going to send more humans to the Moon and eventually to Mars, will the goal be to benefit the people of the US and the world, or to make billionaires even richer?

Bernie Sanders

22, Apr, 2022 @10:19 AM

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Mind that satellite! The mission to clean up dangerous space junk
As soon as we left the planet, we began leaving rubbish in orbit. Now it is putting space stations and astronauts at risk. What can be done about the millions of pieces of debris?

Ian Sample

21, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Paella that is out of this world: Spain’s top chefs take space food to next level
Michelin-starred chefs see opportunities and creative challenge in catering for commercial space travel

Ashifa Kassam

15, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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US astronaut returns to Earth with Russian cosmonauts after record-breaking mission
Mark Vande Hei rides back with Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov after 355 days at International Space Station, a US record

Chris Michael and agencies

30, Mar, 2022 @11:59 AM

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Extend life of key climate sensor that maps world’s forests, Nasa told
Exclusive: Experts say the $150m project, due to be de-orbited next year, provides vital data on forests and the carbon stored in them

Patrick Greenfield

20, Mar, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Russia denies ISS cosmonauts wore yellow and blue suits to support Ukraine
Cosmonaut says colours represent his university, after earlier saying they were chosen because they had a lot of yellow material

Haroon Siddique and Maya Yang

20, Mar, 2022 @11:25 AM

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‘That’s just Dmitry’: Nasa plays down threat to ISS amid Ukraine war
Head of Russian space agency has made provocative comments about ending cooperation with US but missions are proceeding

Maya Yang

19, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Spacewatch: Nasa’s Webb telescope mirror alignment continues
Seven-step process to enable segments to work as a single mirror nears halfway point

Stuart Clark

04, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Rowdy rafter of turkeys wreak havoc at Nasa’s Silicon Valley campus
The US Department of Agriculture has been called in to trap and relocate the feisty fowl before they begin nesting

Maanvi Singh

09, Feb, 2022 @8:44 PM

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