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First satellite to measure global winds set for launch
First satellite to measure global winds set for launch
A satellite designed to measure Earth's global wind patterns is set to be hoisted into orbit Tuesday from the Arianespace launch site in French...
The new-generation space station
The new-generation space station
Some time before 2050, satellites collecting solar power and beaming it back to Earth will become a primary energy source, streaming terawatts of...
Boy corrects Nasa's asteroid figures
Boy corrects Nasa's asteroid figures
A 13-year-old German schoolboy corrected Nasa's estimates on the chances of an asteroid colliding with the Earth, a German newspaper reported on...
Endeavour returns after record-setting mission
Endeavour returns after record-setting mission
Space shuttle Endeavour and its crew are home after carrying Japan's maiden space laboratory and a Canadian repair robot to the International Space Station (ISS) on a record-setting mission....
Space shuttle Endeavour launches with Japanese lab
Space shuttle Endeavour launches with Japanese lab
The United States space shuttle Endeavour blasted off from a seaside Florida launch pad on Tuesday to deliver part of a long-awaited...
Sensor glitch delays space shuttle launch
Sensor glitch delays space shuttle launch
Nasa postponed the launch, scheduled for Thursday, of the United States space shuttle Atlantis after discovering a problem with a sensor in...
Astronauts forge ahead with big job in space
Astronauts forge ahead with big job in space
Astronauts plowed ahead on Monday with the mammoth job of moving a 17,5-ton solar-array truss on the International Space Station, a task made even...
Space shuttle Discovery blasts off in US
Space shuttle Discovery blasts off in US
The United States space shuttle Discovery blasted off on a pillar of fire on Tuesday, soaring above Florida marshlands toward a rendezvous...
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