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Homeopathic space travel isn’t rocket science

Cheap and efficient space travel would be a golden goose for any nation that cracked it

Breakthrough Starshot plans to sail to closest star

Project Breakthrough Starshot plans to send robot spacecraft to our closest star, Alpha Centauri, on a trip that will take 20 years.

Probe to sniff Martian methane mystery

The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter will circle the planet and measure minute levels of atmospheric gases.

Four South Africans make round three of Mars One mission

Four South Africans are among the 100 hopefuls who have made it through to round three of the Mars One human settlement mission.

Sochi Olympic torch bearers return from space

A trio of astronauts who carried an Olympic torch for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games into space last year, have landed safely despite bad weather.

Earth a little bit cramped, says shortlisted Mars explorer

Florence Porcel, a Frenchwoman living in Paris, would give anything to live on Mars, saying she has always felt "a bit cramped on Earth".

China’s Jade Rabbit blasts off to the moon

China has successfully begun its first rover mission to the moon, sending a robotic craft named Jade Rabbit to trek across the lunar landscape.

Astronaut tweets pictures of SA from space

An astronaut living at the International Space Station has taken South Africa to new heights by tweeting pictures of the country as seen from space.

Elon Musk: Pretoria’s billionaire space explorer and inventor

Elon Musk is a South African who has transformed online commerce, cars and space travel, and dreams of sending the first humans to Mars.

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ConCourt settles the law on the public protector and interim interdicts

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With more resources than other provinces, health workers in Gauteng still say they do not have enough protective equipment to ensure safety when working with Covid-19 patients

Covid infections among health workers increasing in Eastern Cape

Health worker infections have risen to 170 at state and private hospitals and two healthcare staff succumb to the disease in a space of seven days

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