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Angola loses first satellite, plans successor...

Contact with the satellite was soon lost and never recovered despite many attempts

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Defunct Chinese space lab plunges back to...

Space officials had warned that knowing the exact location of the re-entry would not be possible until shortly before it happened

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Largest asteroid in a century to fly past...

"Florence is the largest asteroid to pass this close to our planet since the first near-Earth asteroid was discovered over a century ago."

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India set to launch most powerful homegrown...

This latest model boasts a powerful engine that has been developed in India over many years.

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India puts record 104 satellites into orbit...

Scientists burst into applause as the head of India's Space Research Organisation announced all the satellites had been ejected.

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Push and pull: How the Milky Way flies

The earth may feel steady under our feet, but humanity's small corner of the Universe is subject to an array of forces.

Last man to walk on the moon dies at 82

"Even at the age of 82, Gene was passionate about sharing his desire to see the continued human exploration of space."

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Study crashes main Moon-formation theory...

"The multiple impact scenario is a more 'natural' way of explaining the formation of the Moon."

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NASA sending African-American to space station...

The traveler is Jeanette Epps, a physics and science whiz who used to work for the CIA.

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Milky Way: glimpses of a 'star factory' at...

The massive Orion A molecular cloud is the "star factory" closest to Earth.

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Meet the Acholi Prince who prefers...

20-year-old Eric Opoka commonly known for his stage name as Eezzy is the hottest musical item in Northern Uganda.