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SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station

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A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a communication drop-out. The
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New NASA lander captures 1st sounds of Martian wind

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NASA’s new Mars lander has captured the first sounds of the Martian wind. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory released audio clips of the alien wind Friday.
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Russian space agency spokesman slams ‘information attack’

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The Russian space agency Roscosmos is bemoaning the endless stream of bad publicity that it says is designed to curb its funding. The agency’s press
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NASA spacecraft arrives at ancient asteroid, its 1st visitor

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After a two-year chase, a NASA spacecraft arrived Monday at the ancient asteroid Bennu, its first visitor in billions of years. The robotic explorer Osiris-Rex
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‘Flawless’: NASA craft lands on Mars after perilous journey

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A NASA spacecraft designed to drill down into Mars’ interior landed on the planet Monday after a perilous, supersonic plunge through its red skies, setting
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Big test coming up for tiny satellites trailing Mars lander

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A pair of tiny experimental satellites trailing NASA’s InSight spacecraft all the way to Mars face their biggest test yet. Their mission: Broadcast immediate news,
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With a smirk, official says Russia will verify moon landings

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The head of Russia’s Roscosmos space agency has said that a proposed Russian mission to the moon will be tasked with verifying that the American
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Named for Roman god of war, Mars isn’t very kind to visitors

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Mars has a nasty habit of living up to its mythological name and besting Earth when it comes to accepting visitors. NASA’s InSight is the
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Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days

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A load of space station supplies rocketed into orbit from Virginia on Saturday, the second shipment in two days. Northrop Grumman launched its Antares rocket