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A Large Satellite Appears To Be Breaking Up In Orbit

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Satellite operator SES says it has regained the ability to communicate with AMC-9, a 14-year old satellite in the company’s fleet that stopped listening to commands …

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US planning to create 'Space Corps' as sixth branch of armed forces

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The House Armed Services Committee has voted to create a US “Space Corps”, which would become a new branch of the armed forces and incorporate the current space missions …

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SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands A Used Rocket for the Second Time

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SpaceX has successfully launched and landed a recycled Falcon 9 rocket for the second time. The rocket’s first stage — the 14-story-tall core that houses the …

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Elon Musk Just Published His Plan to Colonize Mars

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They say everything’s sweeter the second time around, and that seems to be the case for SpaceX’s plans to colonize Mars. Last year, Musk unveiled his plans to …

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SpaceX Preps Its Next Used Rocket for Launch

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SpaceX is getting ready to launch a used Falcon 9 rocket for the second time ever. The California-based company rolled a preflown Falcon 9 first stage …

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China Making Preparations for Manned Lunar Mission

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China is making “preliminary” preparations to send a man to the moon, state media cited a senior space official as saying, the latest goal in China’s …

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China's Tiangong-1 Space Lab to Make an Uncontrolled Reentry to Earth between October 2017 and April 2018

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China has released an update on the fate of its orbiting Tiangong-1 space lab, which in March 2016 was revealed to be no longer functioning and …