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SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully docks on ISS

The mission is a test launch ahead of a manned flight scheduled later this year

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A 13-year-old Pakistani student is off to NASA for a one week internship

She is a student of class eight at the British Overseas School, Karachi

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Queen guitarist Brian May dedicates new song to NASA mission

The song begins with words from late physicist Stephen Hawking

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NASA spacecraft survives risky encounter with faraway world

“We have a healthy spacecraft,” said Alice Bowman

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In first, NASA spaceship begins orbit of asteroid

The spacecraft is the first-ever US mission designed to visit an asteroid

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US charges two Chinese men for state-sponsored hacking of NASA

Beijing lashed out at the claims, accusing the US of fabricating facts

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NASA’s Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space

Voyager 2 is NASA’s longest-running mission

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NASA spacecraft lands on Mars after six months

The spacecraft costs $993 million

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First SpaceX mission with astronauts set for June 2019: NASA

It will be the first manned US launch to the International Space Station

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NASA blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss

The satellite will reveal new insights into the ice in the deep interior of Antarctica

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UAE announces first astronauts to go to space

The United Arab Emirates has selected its first two astronauts to go on a mission to the International Space Station, Dubai’s ruler said Monday. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed al-Maktoum named the new astronauts as Hazza al-Mansouri, 34, and 37-year-old Sultan al-Neyadi. Writing on Twitter, he said the duo “raise the bar of ambitions for future…

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Neil Armstrong film accused of being unpatriotic

The critics of the film include failed presidential candidate and Republican senator Marco Rubio

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Space station reports ‘leak’, crew not in danger

NASA confirmed the problem, saying it consisted of a “minute pressure leak” and that the crew was repairing it.

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NASA spacecraft approaches asteroid, snaps first pic

Spacecraft OSIRIS-REx took the first picture of asteroid Bennu after approaching the cosmic body

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Scientists confirm ice exists at Moon’s poles

Scientists say they have confirmed the existence of ice on the Moon’s surface for the first time, a discovery that could one day help humans survive there. Signs of ice on the Moon have been reported by scientists for years, but previous observations could have been explained by other phenomena, such as unusually reflective lunar…

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NASA launches first mission to ‘touch Sun’

NASA on Sunday blasted off its first-ever spaceship to explore the Sun, the $1.5 billion Parker Solar Probe, on a strategic mission to protect the Earth by unveiling the mysteries of dangerous solar storms. The launch of the car-sized probe aboard a massive Delta IV-Heavy rocket lit the night sky at Cape Canaveral, Florida at…

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NASA counts down to launch of first spacecraft to ‘touch Sun’

NASA counted down Friday to the launch of a $1.5 billion spacecraft that aims to plunge into the Sun’s sizzling atmosphere and become humanity’s first mission to explore a star

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NASA poised to launch first Sun-skimming spaceship

NASA is poised to launch a $1.5 billion spacecraft on a brutally hot journey toward the Sun, offering scientists the closest-ever view of our strange and mysterious star. After the Parker Solar Probe blasts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on August 11, it will become the first spacecraft ever to fly through the Sun’s scorching…

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Blood Moon dazzles star gazers in longest lunar eclipse of 21st century

A blood-red moon dazzled star gazers across much of the world on Friday when it moved into Earth’s shadow for the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century.

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NASA prepares to fly probe into Sun’s scorching atmosphere

NASA is preparing to send a probe closer to the Sun than any other spacecraft has ventured, enduring wicked heat while zooming through the solar corona to study this outermost part of the stellar atmosphere that gives rise to the solar wind.

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NASA plans to send mini-helicopter to Mars

The US space agency said Friday it plans to launch the first-ever helicopter to Mars in 2020, a miniature, unmanned drone-like chopper that could boost our understanding of the Red Planet. Known simply as “The Mars Helicopter,” the device weighs less than four pounds (1.8 kilograms), and its main body section, or fuselage, is about…

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