Russia's Progress M-17M resupply spacecraft will readjust the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, a Russian space industry source said.
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A suitcase-sized satellite will be launched on Monday to help in our search for deadly asteroids. The launch comes just two weeks after a dramatic meteorite impact in Russia injured 1,200 people. The Near-Earth Object Surveillance Satellite is being launched by the Canadian Space Agency. NEOSat will try to find and track huge rocks hurtling through space that could endanger...
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A Russian Proton-M carrier rocket delivered a Canadian telecommunications satellite, Anik-G1, into orbit on Tuesday, a spokesman for Russia's space agency said.
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Domenic Hammudeh, a Nampa 11th-grader, takes a fish out of an aquarium at Wilson Creek. The fish was shocked by the Idaho Fish and Game to show the students the different species of fish that live in
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Cmdr Chris Hadfield pulled off a cover of David Bowie's 1969 classic "Space Oddity" like nobody else has in space Hadfield a Canadian astronaut recorded the vocals and guitar to this moving rendition while in orbit on the International Space Station and this contemplative clip – said to be the first music video shot in space – shows...
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Space junk such as debris from rockets must be removed from the Earth's orbit to avoid crashes that could cost satellite operators millions of euros and knock out mobile and GPS networks, the European Space Agency said.
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A Canadian astronaut who currently calls Earth's orbit home offered the world a glimpse of Boston from space.The post Canadian astronaut in orbit tweets a photo of Boston from space appeared first on Metro.us.
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India will launch its first space mission to Mars in October 2013, according to President Pranab Mukherjee, as the South Asian giant joins rivals U.S., Russia, Japan and China in the race to the red planet. At a cost of some 4.5-billion rupees ($83-million), India will send an unmanned space vehicle to orbit Mars, Reuters reported. The craft, which will be manufactured...
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Calling it the "last big piece" to complete the vision for the Great Lakes Aquarium, Executive Director Jack LaVoy barely contained his excitement in announcing a kick-start to the funding for a new education space dubbed the Exploratorium.
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The veritable tin cans that took us to the moon and back, and have kept us in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) ever since, will eventually be replaced with real space architecture of the sort that will turn mere low gravity modular habitats into full-scale space cities.
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