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    China successfully launches first crewed mission for space station construction

    Beijing/Jiuquan: China successfully launched its longest crewed space mission to date on Thursday, sending three astronauts to its new orbiting station, in a major milestone for the Communist giant’s ambitious space exploration…

  • WorldDebris of China's uncontrolled rocket disintegrates over Indian Ocean

    China launches core module for permanent space station

    Beijing: China on Thursday launched the core module for its first permanent space station that will host astronauts long-term.  The Tianhe, or Heavenly Harmony,” module blasted into space atop a Long March 5B…

  • TechnologyNASA, SpaceX launch 4 astronauts to space station

    NASA, SpaceX launch 4 astronauts to space station

    Washington: NASA and SpaceX launched four astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), the third crewed mission of the US commercial rocket company in less than a year. The Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying…

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    Russia plans to develop its own space station

    Moscow: Energia, Russia’s rocket and space corporation, has announced that it was working on the development of a new homegrown multi-functional space station. Russia’s own orbital station will consist of three to…

  • Sciencehe launch of NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 mission is now targeted for Sunday, Nov. 15, at 7:27 p.m. EST. (Photo credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani)

    SpaceX rocket with 4 astronauts heads to space station

    Washington: A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying four astronauts has been successfully launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, marking the take off of NASA’s first operational flight to the International Space Station…

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    Key NASA science, cargo head to space station

    Washington: A Northrop Grumman rocket carrying the Cygnus resupply spacecraft has been successfully launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia in the US. The spacecraft, launched on Saturday, is on its way…

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    India planning its own space station: ISRO chief

    New Delhi: India is planning to launch its own space station, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K. Sivan said on Thursday. The space station, which is estimated to weigh around 20…

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    SpaceX launches cargo mission to space station

    Washington: After several attempts earlier, SpaceX on Saturday successfully launched a Dragon spacecraft for its 17th resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). “@SpaceX’s #Dragon spacecraft launched at 2:48am ET on…

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    Russia launches cargo ship to space station

    Moscow: Russia on Thursday successfully launched a Progress MS-11 unpiloted cargo resupply spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian state space corporation Roscosmos said in a statement. The launch of…

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