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NASA's Opportunity Rover falls asleep after massive Martian dust storm, raising concerns for its survival
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NASA's Opportunity Rover falls asleep after massive Martian dust storm, raising concerns for its survival

An unusually severe dust storm overcome NASA's Opportunity rover, putting the solar-powered vehicle into sleep mode and raising concerns about its survival

Interplanetary dust particles in comets may hold major clues to understanding how planets were formed: Study
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Interplanetary dust particles in comets may hold major clues to understanding how planets were formed: Study

Surviving samples of pre-solar dust are most likely to be preserved in comets – small, cold bodies that formed in the outer solar nebula.

Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre to transfer its lithium-ion cell technology to Indian industry for Rs 1 crore
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Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre to transfer its lithium-ion cell technology to Indian industry for Rs 1 crore

ISRO announced it has decided to transfer its own lithium-ion cell technology to Indian industry on a non-exclusive basis for Rs 1 crore

Japan launches surveillance satellite using H-2A rocket to monitor North Korea's military installations
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Japan launches surveillance satellite using H-2A rocket to monitor North Korea's military installations

Japan on Tuesday launched a surveillance satellite to monitor North Korea's military installations and take pictures of areas affected by natural disasters

India discovers new planet revolving around Sun-like star 600 light years away, joins elite club of nations
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India discovers new planet revolving around Sun-like star 600 light years away, joins elite club of nations

In a major scientific discovery, a team from PRL in Ahmedabad has found for the first time a distant planet roughly 6 times the size of Earth

SpaceX plans on building a new campus near Kennedy Space Centre to launch 64 rockets in a year
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SpaceX plans on building a new campus near Kennedy Space Centre to launch 64 rockets in a year

SpaceX has asked NASA for a 67-acre patch of land and if everything goes as planned then this proposed operation area will be located about a mile from KSC.

NASA's Juno spacecraft will orbit around Jupiter until July 2021
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NASA's Juno spacecraft will orbit around Jupiter until July 2021

Scientists hope that the extension of the Juno spacecraft orbiting around Jupiter will enable the mission to achieve its primary science objectives.

NASA's Curiosity Rover discovers more organic compounds on Mars, which could once have been food for ancient life
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NASA's Curiosity Rover discovers more organic compounds on Mars, which could once have been food for ancient life

NASA emphasized that these kinds of particles could have been the food source for hypothetical microbial life on Mars.

NASA's New Horizons is ready for the farthest planetary encounter in history, a visit to the mysterious Ultima Thule
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NASA's New Horizons is ready for the farthest planetary encounter in history, a visit to the mysterious Ultima Thule

NASA’s New Horizons is back after a six-month sleep and has a new target a Kuiper Belt Object called Ultime Thule; the flyby will take place on 1 January.

NASA managed to fix Curiosity's broken drill, and they've already made some new discoveries
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NASA managed to fix Curiosity's broken drill, and they've already made some new discoveries

NASA's Curiosity rover has found new science "results" on Mars and the agency will disclose the findings at a press conference at 11.30 pm IST on 7 June.

Trio of astronauts from Russia, United States and European Space Agency leave off for International Space Station
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Trio of astronauts from Russia, United States and European Space Agency leave off for International Space Station

The Soyuz MS-09 ship has successfully entered a designated orbit and is set to dock at the space outpost 8 June.

Nod for the continuation of GSLV-III programme will give India the capability to launch big satellites
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Nod for the continuation of GSLV-III programme will give India the capability to launch big satellites

The GSLV Mk-III has been developed towards achieving indigenous launch capability to launch 4-tonne class of satellites.

Astronomers are eager to study gas giant exoplanet Wasp-127b, which is thought to be filled with metals, and maybe even water: Report
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Astronomers are eager to study gas giant exoplanet Wasp-127b, which is thought to be filled with metals, and maybe even water: Report

According to a team of astronomers in the University of Cambridge and IAC, in Spain, the exoplanet, WASP-127b has shown possible signs of Water.

NASA discovers rare neutron star outside of Milky Way and releases a stunning image of it
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NASA discovers rare neutron star outside of Milky Way and releases a stunning image of it

The neutron star discovered using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory is a rare variety that has both a low magnetic field and no stellar companion.

Students send broccoli seeds to International Space Station to check whether it can grow in challenging conditions
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Students send broccoli seeds to International Space Station to check whether it can grow in challenging conditions

The experiment was prepped in a flight laboratory located at NASA-Ames Research Center in California. "In space, plants are very stressed and don't grow or reproduce well," Freeman explained.

Three ISS astronauts to return on 3 June in a Russian Soyuz spaceship
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Three ISS astronauts to return on 3 June in a Russian Soyuz spaceship

When the three crewmates land in Kazakhstan, about three-and-a-half hours after undocking, the trio will have spent 168 days in space and conducted one spacewalk each

This permanent immigrant asteroid could reveal important information about the evolution of our solar system
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This permanent immigrant asteroid could reveal important information about the evolution of our solar system

To find the origin of the asteroid, the team ran simulations to trace the location of 2015 BZ509 right back to the birth of our Solar System.

NASA's Orbital ATK Antares rocket is scheduled to make a supply drop at the ISS on 24 May
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NASA's Orbital ATK Antares rocket is scheduled to make a supply drop at the ISS on 24 May

The NASA spacecraft will lift of at 4:39 am EDT on the company's CRS-9 cargo resupply mission, from Virginia Space's Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad.

China's joins the new space race with the launch of its first privately developed rocket
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China's joins the new space race with the launch of its first privately developed rocket

Since coming to office in 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping has made becoming a 'space flight superpower' a top priority for the Chinese government

Space rock Asteroid 2010 WC9 to pass by earth after completing eight year-long orbit
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Space rock Asteroid 2010 WC9 to pass by earth after completing eight year-long orbit

At 11.05 pm on 15 May, Asteroid 2010 WC9 will make its closest approach only 0.53 lunar distances (126.419 miles) from Earth.