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A new dream for all-female spacewalk duo: To walk on Moon

NASA is seeking to return to the Moon by 2024. And the space agency promises when two astronauts will stride its surface, the first time humanity has done so since 1972, and at least one of them will be a woman

NASA is seeking to return to the Moon by 2024. And the space agency promises when two ...

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A new dream for all-female spacewalk duo: To walk on Moon

This award marks a long-awaited recognition of one of the greatest revolutions in modern ...

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Nobel Prize in Physics: How the first exoplanet around a sun-like star was discovered

(UPDATED) The mission was originally planned for earlier this year but had to be aborted ...

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U.S. makes history with first all-female spacewalk

(UPDATED) Alexei Leonov is laid to rest at a military cemetery in Mytishchi in a ceremony ...

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Russia bids farewell to first man who walked in space

Russian space agency Roscosmos says it is saddened to announce the death of 'cosmonaut No ...

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First man to conduct spacewalk, Alexei Leonov, dies

While the vibrations have been altered a bit so our ears can actually pick them up, you ...

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Red planet rumbles: NASA's recordings of 'marsquakes' let us listen to the martian heartbeat

(UPDATED) Although Hazzaa al-Mansoori's mission was short – 8 days in total – it has ...

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First Arab on ISS returns to Earth

James Cook University mycologist Matt Barrett, who confirmed the identity of the toxic ...

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Killer Japanese fungus found in Australia

The iceberg, dubbed D28, breaks away from the Amery ice shelf between September 24 and ...

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Massive iceberg breaks off Antarctica – but it's normal

Hazzaa al-Mansoori of the United Arab Emirates will spend 8 days on the ISS and will be ...

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Rocket carrying Emirati, Russian, American blasts off for ISS