Space exploration

Jeff Bezos wants to take crews to Moon by 2024
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Jeff Bezos wants to take crews to Moon by 2024

Amazon CEO has often spoken of desire to colonise outer space
10 May 2019
Trump wants US astronauts back on the Moon within five years
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Trump wants US astronauts back on the Moon within five years

Washington's announcement signals a new space race
27 Mar 2019
Nasa issues warning about herpes in space
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Nasa issues warning about herpes in space

Dormant viruses have been awoken in more than half of the astronauts who have embarked on space missions
19 Mar 2019
Nasa set to declare Mars rover ‘dead’
Mars rover Opportunity set to be declared officially dead
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Nasa set to declare Mars rover ‘dead’

Opportunity rover has not been heard from in eight months following massive dust storm
13 Feb 2019
Nasa reveals first close-up pictures of Ultima Thule
Distant space rock called Ultima Thule revealed to look like a massive snowman
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Nasa reveals first close-up pictures of Ultima Thule

Distant space rock looks like a ‘large red snowman’
3 Jan 2019
Nasa InSight probe lands safely on Mars
Nasa has successfully landed its new InSight probe on Mars
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Nasa InSight probe lands safely on Mars

New probe set to study the deep interior of the Red Planet
27 Nov 2018
Why astronauts have spiritual experiences in space
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Why astronauts have spiritual experiences in space

The British astronaut is not the first to question whether the universe was created by a higher power
13 Aug 2018

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Africa’s space race intensifies
Nigeria could soon be following private firms like Space X, which launched its Falcon Heavy rocket in February
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Africa’s space race intensifies

Moon landings ‘still a long way off’ but Nigeria and South Africa leading the way in space technology
17 May 2018
Relaunching Nasa’s moon missions
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Relaunching Nasa’s moon missions

In Depth: Donald Trump’s new directive aims to put humans back on the Moon for the first time since 1972
22 Dec 2017
Africa joins space race: Should Ghana be over the moon?
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Africa joins space race: Should Ghana be over the moon?

GhanaSat-1 puts the tiny west African nation in competition with Nasa and the Chinese
8 Aug 2017
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