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India to send manned mission to space by 2022 – Modi

Stepping up its rivalry with China, India has invested heavily in its space program in the past decade

Stepping up its rivalry with China, India has invested heavily in its space program in ...

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India to send manned mission to space by 2022 – Modi

(UPDATED) The unmanned Parker Solar Probe aims to get closer than any human-made object ...

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NASA launches Parker Solar Probe in first mission to 'touch Sun'

The next launch window for the Parker Solar Probe opens at 3:31 am (0731 GMT or 3:31 pm ...

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NASA postpones launch of historic spaceship to Sun

(UPDATED) The car-sized Parker Solar Probe is scheduled to blast off on a Delta IV Heavy ...

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NASA poised to blast off first spacecraft to explore Sun

After the Parker Solar Probe blasts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on August 11, it ...

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NASA poised to launch first Sun-skimming spaceship

Nine astronauts will be flying from US soil to space for the first time since 2011

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Blend of novices, veterans to fly on 1st private U.S. spaceships

I am often asked by friends and colleagues, 'Why don’t astronomers see UFOs?' The fact ...

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Are we alone? The question is worthy of serious scientific study

'The Red Planet and Earth haven't been this close since 2003, and won't be again until ...

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Mars makes closest approach to Earth in 15 years

At the same time, Mars hovered near the Moon in the night sky, easily visible to the ...

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IN PHOTOS: 'Blood moon' dazzles skygazers in century's longest eclipse

The longest total lunar eclipse of the century will be visible in the Philippines, and ...

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GUIDE: Watching the July 28 'blood moon'