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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.

Languages could change once interstellar flights, arks become a reality, study proposes
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Languages could change once interstellar flights, arks become a reality, study proposes

Researchers cite examples of Polynesian sailors, who populated the South Pacific islands and founded entirely new cultures after 3,000 BC.

China plans to complete its Space Station by sending four crewed space missions, cargo crafts by 2022
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China plans to complete its Space Station by sending four crewed space missions, cargo crafts by 2022

China had launched a space station but it crashed back through the atmosphere and has plans to build a larger facility to rival the ISS.

China's largest carrier rocket —  Long March-5B — launched an experimental spacecraft, for the first time
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China's largest carrier rocket — Long March-5B — launched an experimental spacecraft, for the first time

This was the first time the Chinese had launched the Long March-5B carrier rocket from Wenchang Space Launch Centre.

Prince Williams announces Earthshot prize to help 'repair the Earth', pledges at least 50 solutions by 2030
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Prince Williams announces Earthshot prize to help 'repair the Earth', pledges at least 50 solutions by 2030

By the end of this decade, they hope to have solutions that will solve some of Earth's greatest problems.

NASA women scientists that inspired 'Hidden Figures' to be awarded Congressional Gold Medals
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NASA women scientists that inspired 'Hidden Figures' to be awarded Congressional Gold Medals

Another medal will be awarded to all women who worked as computers, mathematicians and engineers during the space race.

China launches Sudan's first satellite that will research military, economic space tech
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China launches Sudan's first satellite that will research military, economic space tech

Omar al-Bashir government established the Institute of Space Research and Aerospace to develop space technologies.

World Space Week: Eight moon landers that successfully explored the surface of Earth's satellite
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World Space Week: Eight moon landers that successfully explored the surface of Earth's satellite

These moon landers gave us a lot of the information about the moon that enabled us to send the first human beings there.

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.

Following the journey of the Apollo 11 mission in 17 iconic visuals
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Following the journey of the Apollo 11 mission in 17 iconic visuals

Apollo 11 completes its 50th Anniversary this year and these images capture the essence of the mission.

NASA is looking into ways for space tourism to be a reality in lower Earth orbit
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NASA is looking into ways for space tourism to be a reality in lower Earth orbit

NASA wants the International Space Station to be used for commercial purposes as well as for research.

NASA's Odyssey spacecraft captures candy coloured image of Mars' moon Phobos
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NASA's Odyssey spacecraft captures candy coloured image of Mars' moon Phobos

The snap was taken using an infrared camera during a full moon & could help future missions to Mars

What's ailing India’s rocketeers? The subdued Indian private space industry in ISRO's shadow
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What's ailing India’s rocketeers? The subdued Indian private space industry in ISRO's shadow

It’s high time India’s commercial space enterprises grew out of ISRO’s towering shadow.

Space race to bring satellite internet to the world may be five to ten years away
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Space race to bring satellite internet to the world may be five to ten years away

Internet beamed from space is a priority for isolated zones more than cities & still at least 5-10 years away.

China's space race takes a leap forward with launch of nanosatellites by Linkspace
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China's space race takes a leap forward with launch of nanosatellites by Linkspace

Private companies in China are taking advantage of the demand for small satellites and getting ahead of the curve.

UAE to send its first astronauts to the space station in Sept, colonize Mars by 2117
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UAE to send its first astronauts to the space station in Sept, colonize Mars by 2117

The UAE's space mission is ambitious, with plans to colonize Mars & set up a city of 6,00,000 by 2117.

NASA's 'human-computer' Katherine Johnson celebrates her 100th birthday
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NASA's 'human-computer' Katherine Johnson celebrates her 100th birthday

Katherine Johnson was played by Taraji P Henson in the movie Hidden Figures released in 2016.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos to sell $1bn stock to fund Blue Origin rocket ambitions
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Amazon boss Jeff Bezos to sell $1bn stock to fund Blue Origin rocket ambitions

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos said on Wednesday he is selling about $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,503 crores) worth of the Internet retailer's stock annually to fund his Blue Origin rocket company, which aims to launch paying passengers on 11-minute space rides starting next year.

Jeff Bezos' rocket company Blue Origin signs deal with Eutelsat as its first customer for satellite launches
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Jeff Bezos' rocket company Blue Origin signs deal with Eutelsat as its first customer for satellite launches

Blue Origin, a rocket company owned by Amazon.com Inc chief executive officer Jeff Bezos, has signed Eutelsat Communications SA as its first customer for satellite launch services, he said on Tuesday.

Isro's success makes international media take notice; term India as 'key player' in space race
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Isro's success makes international media take notice; term India as 'key player' in space race

India has emerged as a "key player" in a growing global commercial market for space - based surveillance and communication, world media commented on Wednesday after the country scripted history by successfully launching 104 satellites using a single rocket.