Science Tech  /  Published 18.01.21

Odysseys to Orbit

About a month after the new year has started on Earth, three spacecraft will pull into the vicinity of Mars. These explorers, which launched in July last year, will be heralds of a busy year of space ...
By Michael Roston in

World  /  Published 17.11.20

Making space travel mundane

It’s not yet the same as hopping on commuter flight from New York to Washington or renting a car from Avis, but Sunday’s launch of four astronauts to the International Space Station in a c...
By Kenneth Chang, Allyson Waller in New York

Photos  /  Published 01.07.20

The world in pictures

By AP in

World  /  Published 30.05.20

SpaceX launches from Florida

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday in a mission that marks the first spaceflight of Nasa astronauts ...
By Reuters in Florida

World  /  Published 27.05.20

SpaceX launch postponed due to stormy weather

The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two Nasa astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit was called off with less than 17 minutes to go in the countdown on Wednesday because of thunderclouds ...
By AP in


Science  /  Published 02.03.19

America’s flashiest Dragon rockets to space station

America's newest capsule for astronauts rocketed on Saturday toward the International Space Station on a high-stakes test flight by SpaceX.The only passenger was a life-size test dummy, named Ripley a...
By AP in Cape Canaveral (Florida)

Science  /  Published 22.02.19

Israel flies to the moon after SpaceX launch

An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country's first attempted lunar landing, following a launch on Thursday night by SpaceX.A communications satellite for Indonesia was the main car...
By AP in Cape Canaveral (Florida)

Science  /  Published 08.06.19

$58mn: Ticket to International Space Station

You've heard about the International Space Station for years. Want to visit?NASA announced Friday that the orbiting outpost is now open for business to private citizens, with the first visit expected ...
By AP in New York

Science  /  Published 02.12.18

Can Mars be colonised in the near future?

Aaah... soaking up the Sun with my solar panels. After a long flight, and a thrilling landing, it feels great to get a good stretch and recharge my batteries. It’s just what I’ll need to really st...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

World  /  Published 18.09.18

First moon tripper’s looking for company

After announcing that he’ll take the first-ever commercial rocket trip around the moon, Yusaku Maezawa said he wants company for the weeklong journey. The Japanese billionaire said he plans to invit...
By AP in Los Angeles


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