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The United States has threatened action that could disrupt a French-led satellite maker’s supply chain, spurred by suspicion that it illegally used U.S. know-how or parts in spacecraft launched by

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Despite a spate of Russian space accidents last year, NASA remains confident in its partner’s ability to fly crew and cargo to the International Space Station, the program manager said

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NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has found 11 new planetary systems, including one with five planets all orbiting closer to their parent star than Mercury circles the Sun, scientists said

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Aircraft-style black boxes could be installed in new drivers’ cars to help cut insurance premiums and reduce accidents in Northern Ireland, the DoE has claimed. DoE minister Alex Attwood is

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Virgin America has named one of its airplanes “Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish” in honor of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, reports MacRumors. Jobs saw the phrase in the Whole Earth Catalog

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With space shuttle Atlantis’ 25-year spaceflight career now in the history books, its next mission — to inform and inspire generations of visitors to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

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The United States will join with Europe and other nations to hammer out a code of conduct for space activities, including how to deal with the growing problem of debris

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Pieces of a failed Russian Mars probe plummeted into the Pacific Ocean far off the Chilean coast Sunday, Russian news agencies cited a military official as saying. Debris from the

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Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has unveiled plans for a £659 million (US$1 billion) airport city at Manchester Airport – the first of its kind in the UK. The

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While long anticipated in both science and science fiction, the existence of a circumbinary planet — a planet orbiting two stars — like “Tatooine” portrayed in the film Star Wars

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Our Milky Way galaxy contains a minimum of 100 billion planets, according to a detailed statistical study based on the detection of three planets located outside our solar system, called

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The Obama administration is laying the groundwork for possible retaliation in response to a European law requiring airlines to pay for carbon emissions. Discussions between key agencies have ramped up

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