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China to conduct several manned space flights around 2020

China to conduct several manned space flights around 2020

The spacecraft and Tiangong-2 space lab completed their first in-orbit refuelling late on Thursday, marking the completion of the country's space lab mission.

China's first unmanned cargo spacecraft docks with space lab

China's first unmanned cargo spacecraft docks with space lab

The Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft successfully completed automated docking with the orbiting space lab at 12:23 PM (local time), according to Beijing Aerospace Control Centre.

NASA's Cassini to make its final close encounter with Saturn's moon Titan on Friday!

NASA's Cassini to make its final close encounter with Saturn's moon Titan on Friday!

NASA's Cassini spacecraft will make its final close encounter with Saturn's haze-enshrouded moon Titan on Friday.

China launches its first cargo spacecraft 'Tianzhou-1'

China launches its first cargo spacecraft 'Tianzhou-1'

China on Thursday launched its first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 from the Wenchang Space Launch Centre in Hainan province.

NASA scientists creates 3D-printed metal fabrics for use in space

NASA scientists creates 3D-printed metal fabrics for use in space

NASA scientists are creating a metal fabrics that could one day be used in space.

NASA's Juno spacecraft captures Jupiter's atmospheric conditions appearing to collide!

NASA's Juno spacecraft captures Jupiter's atmospheric conditions appearing to collide!

The US space agency has released a beautiful image taken by its Juno spacecraft, that highlighted a feature on Jupiter where multiple atmospheric conditions appear to collide.

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft halfway from Pluto to next flyby target

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft halfway from Pluto to next flyby target

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has travelled half the distance from Pluto and will continue on its path through the outer regions of the solar system.

NASA’s Juno Spacecraft set for its fifth flyby over Jupiter

NASA’s Juno Spacecraft set for its fifth flyby over Jupiter

The US space agency NASA’s Juno spacecraft is all set to make its fifth fly-by over Jupiter’s mysterious cloud tops on Monday, March 27 at 4:52 am EDT.

SpaceX's 10th resupply mission to space station delayed by 24 hours

SpaceX's 10th resupply mission to space station delayed by 24 hours

SpaceX has delayed the launch of its the highly-anticipated Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday for 24 hours due to some kind of technical issue.

NASA images display crater created by European Mars lander

NASA images display crater created by European Mars lander

New images beamed back by a NASA probe show that the European Space Agency's Mars lander created a shallow crater when it crashed on to the red planet.

China launches manned space mission

China launches manned space mission

The Shenzhou-11 was put into orbit by a Long March-2F carrier rocket.

Orbital ATK to launch resupply mission to space station on Sunday!

Orbital ATK to launch resupply mission to space station on Sunday!

NASA commercial provider Orbital ATK is all set to launch its sixth commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday, October 16, 2016.

China develops material for spacecraft to withstand high temperatures

Zou Junfeng, a senior engineer at the Aerospace Institute of Advanced Materials and Processing Technology in Beijing, said the material, called aerogel, has been widely used in space missions by the United States, Russia and Europe.

NASA's SDO captures this stunning image of 'lunar transit' – See pic!

NASA's SDO captures this stunning image of 'lunar transit' – See pic!

NASA says two of the spacecraft’s three science instruments - the Helioseismic and Magnetic Imager, or HMI, and the Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment, or EVE - are online and sending science data to Earth. 

Moon Express co-founded by Indian-American cleared for lunar landing in 2017!

Moon Express co-founded by Indian-American cleared for lunar landing in 2017!

There have been no private space missions so far beyond Earth's orbit and only state agencies have performed outer space missions.

NASA's Saturn probe detects interstellar dust for first time

NASA's Saturn probe detects interstellar dust for first time

 In a first, NASA's Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn has detected and analysed the faint but distinct signature of interstellar dust coming from beyond our solar system.

SpaceX launches inflatable space habitat to ISS

SpaceX launches inflatable space habitat to ISS

 US space firm SpaceX resumed its resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, carrying aboard an experimental inflatable space habitat that might be crucial for future deep space explorations.

Russian cargo spacecraft on way to ISS

Russian cargo spacecraft on way to ISS

 An unpiloted Russian resupply vehicle for the International Space Station (ISS) was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday with three tonnes of food, fuel and supplies to astronauts.

NASA testing new technology to help spacecraft land safely on Mars

NASA testing new technology to help spacecraft land safely on Mars

Doing so helps engineers understand how it would perform after exposure to handling, storage and deployment during a space flight mission.

NASA's Mars-bound spacecraft lands in Florida for tests

NASA's Mars-bound spacecraft lands in Florida for tests

The aircraft was designed during the Apollo programme and was used in the 1960s to carry parts of the Saturn V rocket from California to Florida.