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Space

‘New era for off-world manufacturing’: NASA prints first 3D object in space
In a historic move, the International Space Station’s (ISS) NASA-installed 3D printer has manufactured its first object – a replacement part for itself.

26.11.2014 20:31

Inside fireball: Close-up footage from the Antares Rocket explosion (VIDEOS)
Video footage from a rocket crash in Virginia a month ago has only just come to light, giving some spectacular close-up shots of the explosion. There were recordings from different angles to capture the moment the $200 million rocket went up in flames.

26.11.2014 13:49

Russia’s no arms in outer space initiative gains support
Preventing the deployment of weapons in outer space remains one of the key objectives of Russian diplomacy. We believe that space should be used solely for peaceful scientific research purposes in the interest of development and progress of the world.

26.11.2014 11:06

Top chop: Tandoori lamb cutlet on intrepid space voyage
Novelist Nikesh Shukla has become the first man to launch a lamb chop 82,000 ft (25,000 meters) into the atmosphere. The daring culinary feat was part of a publicity drive for Shukla’s second book, appropriately named Meatspace.

25.11.2014 13:49

Cup of ISSpresso & other space novelties
The first female Italian astronaut has taken the first coffee machine to space, so now the ISS crew can start their morning with a cup of espresso. Take a look at other devices that make life in Earth's orbit more fun.

24.11.2014 12:18

New international crew delivered safely to ISS
The Russian-US-Italian crew ferried to the International Space Station aboard a Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft has successfully entered the orbital outpost, where they were greeted by two Russian and one American colleagues.

23.11.2014 20:56

‘Invest in space, not war’: Russian cosmonaut urges Russia-US cooperation
Fruitful cooperation between the Russian and US crews at the International Space Station should become a template for relations between Moscow and Washington, cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev told RT as a new mission prepares to head to the ISS on Sunday.

22.11.2014 17:54

Supermassive black holes could be part of an interstellar cosmic web
Astronomers have discovered that the black holes at the center of some galaxies are strangely aligned with other black holes across billions of light years in distance. The remarkable discovery implies the makings of an interstellar cosmic web.

22.11.2014 04:15

NASA rover to probe mysterious 'pink cliffs' to grasp Mars formation
NASA’s Mars rover appears to have struck gold. A strange ledge at the base of Mt. Sharp exposes sediment layers that could hold clues to how the entire planet was formed. They are said to be the original reason for the agency’s choice for survey location.

21.11.2014 11:50

Pentagon needs Russian rocket engines to guarantee access to space till alternative is found
​Until a viable alternative is available to bring “sensitive” US satellites into orbit, the US military does not envisage a speedy abandonment of the Russian RD-180 rocket engines as sought by politicians motivated by US national interests.

20.11.2014 02:09

Mysterious Russian satellite sparks ‘orbital weapon’ speculations
A mysterious Russian satellite orbiting Earth has global media in a bit of a spin after the object, thought to be space debris, conducted suspicious manoeuvres in space sparking rumors of little less than a revival of old Soviet satellite-killer program.

19.11.2014 09:24

Satellite sex-cess: Experiment confirms meteorite may have brought life to Earth
Russian scientists experimentally confirmed a possibility that life might have been brought to Earth from space, traveling 'on board' a meteorite. Using a satellite, scientists proved bacteria can survive landing through our planet's dense atmosphere.

19.11.2014 16:06