Nasa

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Spacewatch: Nasa seeks a cure for Hubble’s troubles
Team continues to investigate after computer responsible for science instruments malfunctioned

Stuart Clark

09, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘I can’t remember feeling as excited about the future’: redesigning space travel for women
The drive for more women and greater diversity in the space sector will lead to new ideas and innovations, from spacesuits to toilets and beyond

Kieran Yates

06, Jul, 2021 @3:15 PM

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Why science can’t resist the allure of Venus: new missions to Earth’s nearest planetary neighbour
With a surface hot enough to melt lead, Venus has been left alone by space agencies for a decade. Now we are about to learn more about its climate – and the chances of life on other planets

Robin McKie Science Editor

04, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Richard Branson aims to beat Jeff Bezos into space by nine days
Virgin Galactic founder has announced he will take off on board the next test flight on 11 July

Mark Sweney and agencies

02, Jul, 2021 @12:07 PM

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‘No one has waited longer’: trailblazing female pilot Wally Funk will go to space with Bezos
Funk, who was denied the job of astronaut in the 1960s over her gender, will be the oldest person ever to travel into space

Sarah Betancourt and agency

01, Jul, 2021 @4:22 PM

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Cosmic dawn: scientists hope to peer back in time to see birth of stars
Telescope may be able to observe event now calculated to have taken place 250-350m years after big bang

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

24, Jun, 2021 @1:39 PM

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Earth is trapping ‘unprecedented’ amount of heat, Nasa says
Scientists from agency and Noaa say Earth’s ‘energy imbalance’ roughly doubled from 2005 to 2019 in ‘alarming’ way

Victoria Bekiempis

17, Jun, 2021 @7:34 PM

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Nasa plans return to Venus with two missions by 2030
Nasa sets aside $1bn for two ventures, which will be first US exploration of the planet since 1989

Richard Luscombe

02, Jun, 2021 @10:29 PM

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‘Scary stuff’: International Space Station robotic arm struck by space junk
‘Lucky strike’ discovered in May did not endanger seven astronauts on board or affect operations

Richard Luscombe in Miami

01, Jun, 2021 @5:49 PM

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John Hodge obituary
British aeronautical engineer who played a key role in Nasa and America’s space race

Nigel Fountain

30, May, 2021 @2:03 PM

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Walden review – Gemma Arterton’s sister act reaches for the stars
Arterton plays a former Nasa employee whose astronaut twin descends on her wilderness retreat in Amy Berryman’s intelligent, soulful drama

Arifa Akbar

29, May, 2021 @10:59 PM

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‘Irresponsible’: Nasa chides China as rocket debris lands in Indian Ocean
US agency accuses Beijing of failing to meet expected standards regarding its space debris

Reuters in Beijing

09, May, 2021 @11:28 AM

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