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NASA contract ignites Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk feud as they vie for space supremacy
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NASA contract ignites Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk feud as they vie for space supremacy

While SpaceX and Blue Origin benefit from their founders' ample financial resources, they compete for contracts with US military or space agencies.

RIP, loneliest man in history: Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins passes away at 90
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RIP, loneliest man in history: Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins passes away at 90

Collins is best known as being a member of the Apollo 11 mission crewmates Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their giant leaps for mankind.

Flying to the moon: Jeff Bezos challenges NASA over its moon lander deal with SpaceX
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Flying to the moon: Jeff Bezos challenges NASA over its moon lander deal with SpaceX

Blue Origin's bid double the price of SpaceX’s but NASA re-negotiated the price with SpaceX and didn't do it with the other teams

SpaceX will build lunar lander for NASA to send humans back to the moon
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SpaceX will build lunar lander for NASA to send humans back to the moon

Flying to the moon on NASA-launched Orion capsule astronauts will transfer to Starship in lunar orbit for the ride down and back.

UAE's rover will land on the moon in 2022 aboard iSpace lunar lander
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UAE's rover will land on the moon in 2022 aboard iSpace lunar lander

The 10-kg rover will be integral in building the first settlement on Mars in 2117 — one of the UAE's most ambitious plans.

Natural caves on the moon can be used to stores samples of Earth's biodiversity
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Natural caves on the moon can be used to stores samples of Earth's biodiversity

The researchers believe that it would be similar to the Svalbard Seed Bank, an existing repository in Norway that holds hundreds of thousands of plant samples.

NASA's SLS moon rocket passes 'hot fire' engine test; test launch plans remain unclear
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NASA's SLS moon rocket passes 'hot fire' engine test; test launch plans remain unclear

The SLS rocket will send an empty Orion capsule to the moon and back in a test flight later this year or in 2022.

ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 orbiter could last for seven years in orbit: Jitendra Singh
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ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 orbiter could last for seven years in orbit: Jitendra Singh

ISRO's missions are known to have an enhanced life than what is earlier envisaged.

Race to the moon heats up as China, Russia, India, Japan, SpaceX all make its moves
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Race to the moon heats up as China, Russia, India, Japan, SpaceX all make its moves

President Xi Jinping has put China's "space dream" into overdrive, with a crewed space station planned for next year.

China, Russia band together to build a research station either on the moon or in its orbit
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China, Russia band together to build a research station either on the moon or in its orbit

The International Lunar Research Station will also be open to use by other countries but there is no timeline for its construction.

Night, night Chang'e-4: China's moon probe goes dormant for 14 days till next lunar day
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Night, night Chang'e-4: China's moon probe goes dormant for 14 days till next lunar day

The rover Yutu-2 has far exceeded its three-month design lifespan, becoming the longest-working lunar rover on the moon.

China's space dream is moving in overdrive: A Long March to the Moon, Mars and beyond
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China's space dream is moving in overdrive: A Long March to the Moon, Mars and beyond

China is looking to finally catch up with the US and Russia after years of belatedly matching their milestones.

Turkey's 10 year space plan includes it going to the moon by 2030 announces President
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Turkey's 10 year space plan includes it going to the moon by 2030 announces President

A metal monolith mysteriously appeared and disappeared on a field in southeast Turkey that turned out to be a publicity gimmick before the event.

SpaceX bags NASA contract to launch first few components of lunar gateway on Falcon Heavy
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SpaceX bags NASA contract to launch first few components of lunar gateway on Falcon Heavy

The deal has set NASA back by thrice the cost of the 2022 Falcon Heavy launch of a probe to study the asteroid Psyche.

Human sleep, menstrual cycle are affected by phases of the moon, two new studies find
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Human sleep, menstrual cycle are affected by phases of the moon, two new studies find

While this is not uncommon for other animals, the notion that human beings were also affected by the moon was a controversial theory.

Historic lunar sites, human artefacts on Moon officially protected by US law
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Historic lunar sites, human artefacts on Moon officially protected by US law

It is only a matter of decades, perhaps just years, before we see a continuous human presence on the Moon.

Supercomputer simulations could help solve mystery behind formation of moon
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Supercomputer simulations could help solve mystery behind formation of moon

Astronomers tried colliding a non-spinning version of Theia with Earth but that resulted in a satellite with around 80 percent of the mass of the Moon.

Cold Moon to occur today and tomorrow: All you need to know about last and highest full moon of the year
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Cold Moon to occur today and tomorrow: All you need to know about last and highest full moon of the year

It is also called the ‘Long Night Moon’ as the event occurs on one of the longest nights of the year.

ISRO releases initial data from India's second moon mission Chandrayaan 2
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ISRO releases initial data from India's second moon mission Chandrayaan 2

The Chandrayaan-2 mission was India''s first attempt to land on the lunar surface.

China's Chang'e 5 successfully enters Earth's surface, lands in Mongolia with moon rocks in tow
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China's Chang'e 5 successfully enters Earth's surface, lands in Mongolia with moon rocks in tow

When the return capsule was about 10 kilometres above land, a parachute opened and it landed smoothly, after which a search team recovered it.