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Russia launches space telescope

13 July 2019, 9:40 PM

 Russia launched a space telescope Saturday from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, a joint project with Germany intended to replace one it lost in January.  

NASA shake-up in new race to the moon

11 July 2019, 9:17 AM

As NASA scrambles to meet US President Donald Trump’s mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA’s human exploration wing were demoted Wednesday in a slew of administrative shakeups, officials said in an internal memo.

NASA to send drone to Saturn’s moon for clues on human origins

28 June 2019, 1:54 PM

NASA plans to send a drone named Dragonfly to Saturn’s biggest moon, Titan, the agency said, announcing the space agency’s latest high-profile mission to explore the solar system for clues on humanity’s origins.

A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 satellites

25 June 2019, 11:00 AM

SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying 24 experimental satellites.

Katherine Johnson

NASA renames street for ‘hidden’ black women mathematicians

13 June 2019, 12:09 PM

NASA has renamed the street outside its Washington headquarters to honour three black female mathematicians whose pioneering work on the agency’s early space program was chronicled in the film “Hidden Figures”.



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