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NASA underestimating the time, money needed to bring Mars rocks back to Earth: Report
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NASA underestimating the time, money needed to bring Mars rocks back to Earth: Report

NASA and the ESA should consider moving the next sample-return efforts from 2026 to 2028, due to the technological challenges, the panel said.

Voyager missions find sharp increase in density of space beyond our solar system
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Voyager missions find sharp increase in density of space beyond our solar system

Voyager 1 entered interstellar space in 2012, while Voyager 2 finally crossed the boundary marking the beginning of outer space in November 2018.

Back to Venus: Rocket Lab looks to beat NASA in search for life on Venus, other worlds
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Back to Venus: Rocket Lab looks to beat NASA in search for life on Venus, other worlds

Rocket Lab will need help from leading scientists, and has already recruited MIT astronomer and planetary scientist Sara Seager.

UAE's Mars orbiter mission seeks to bring Hope to more places than just the red planet
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UAE's Mars orbiter mission seeks to bring Hope to more places than just the red planet

Despite being the third-richest country in the world, the UAE’s scientific and engineering community is still small.

EU to get serious about its space ventures; will plough in more money in order to keep up with Chinese, US ambitions
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EU to get serious about its space ventures; will plough in more money in order to keep up with Chinese, US ambitions

The EU budget will be used to support new technology to launch rockets, including reusable ones, said European Commissioner Thierry Breton.

Russian space research startup StartRocket plans to remove space debris using foam
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Russian space research startup StartRocket plans to remove space debris using foam

Decades of space exploration has led to a build-up of more than five lakh pieces of useless artificial objects in space.

Chinese space agency reveals Tianwen-1 is the name of the first unmanned mission to Mars
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Chinese space agency reveals Tianwen-1 is the name of the first unmanned mission to Mars

The name comes from “Tianwen”, or “Questions to Heaven”, a poem written by Qu Yuan who lived more than two millennia ago.

Coronavirus delays work on NASA’s moon rocket and capsule for the Artemis mission
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Coronavirus delays work on NASA’s moon rocket and capsule for the Artemis mission

There are two confirmed cases at NASA centres: Ames Research Center in California and Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama.

Space and Astronomy in 2019: Unforgettable findings and events in space exploration, the universe
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Space and Astronomy in 2019: Unforgettable findings and events in space exploration, the universe

We saw the first black hole photo, many moon landings, the most distant asteroid ever imaged beyond Pluto among other spectacular wonders.

NASA announces graduating class of 11 astronauts for upcoming missions to space, Moon and Mars
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NASA announces graduating class of 11 astronauts for upcoming missions to space, Moon and Mars

After 2 years of basic astronaut training, the new batch is ready to train at the ISS and for the Artemis program after graduating 10 January 2020.

Space Week 2019: After Chandrayaan 2, ISRO's upcoming interplanetary missions to Mars, Venus, the Sun
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Space Week 2019: After Chandrayaan 2, ISRO's upcoming interplanetary missions to Mars, Venus, the Sun

Among these missions is a mission to the Sun's corona, a second Mars orbiter, and a third mission to the Moon.

NASA researchers take to the lava fields in Iceland to prep the Mars 2020 rover
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NASA researchers take to the lava fields in Iceland to prep the Mars 2020 rover

The Lambahraun lava field in Iceland has been chosen to prepare the rover for Mars' surface.

Chandrayaan 2: A brief history of every moonshot in the history of space exploration
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Chandrayaan 2: A brief history of every moonshot in the history of space exploration

With the Moon at the centre of the ‘space race’ again, the story of how humans got to our celestial neighbor is a story that bears repeating.

In Photos: Space rovers that empowered humankind's exploration of space
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In Photos: Space rovers that empowered humankind's exploration of space

Here is a quick chronological glance at the space rovers that have gone to Mars and the Moon.

NASA mission to Saturn's moon Titan with its Dragonfly drone will cost $1 billion
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NASA mission to Saturn's moon Titan with its Dragonfly drone will cost $1 billion

The dragonfly drone is as big as a land mower and it is built to last its mission life 2.7 years.

10 important dates to remember in the history of space exploration from 1957 to now
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10 important dates to remember in the history of space exploration from 1957 to now

Space is the final frontier that man continues to explore and study, from the first man on the Moon to a rover on Mars.

Jeff Bezos's vision for humanity involves hydrogen-powered rockets and rotating habitats
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Jeff Bezos's vision for humanity involves hydrogen-powered rockets and rotating habitats

The first of Blue Origin's tech in Bezos's multi-generational plan to ease humanity into space could be tested this year.

We're living in the second golden age of space exploration: Futurist Michio Kaku
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We're living in the second golden age of space exploration: Futurist Michio Kaku

Physics is the harmonies on a string... chemistry — the melody, and the universe, the symphony.

Mars Base 1: China invites budding astronauts to a new simulator in the Gobi desert
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Mars Base 1: China invites budding astronauts to a new simulator in the Gobi desert

The base was opened to the public to expose teens & tourists to what life on Mars could be like.

International Day of Human Spaceflight: Celebrating the dawn of a new era in space
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International Day of Human Spaceflight: Celebrating the dawn of a new era in space

Today serves as a remembrance of the first human spaceflight, Yuri Gagarin's trip to orbit in 1961.