Tag: Aerospace technology

Russia unveils new fighter, Putin hails country’s air power

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MOSCOW — With much fanfare, Russian aircraft makers on Tuesday unveiled a prototype of a new fighter jet that features stealth capabilities and other...

Hubble Space Telescope fixed after month of no science

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The Hubble Space Telescope should be back in action soon, following a tricky, remote repair job by NASA. ...

Astronauts tackle more solar panel work in 3rd spacewalk

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronauts worked to install another new solar panel outside the International Space Station on Friday, making their third spacewalk in...

Iran likely had failed rocket launch, preparing for another

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran likely conducted a failed launch of a satellite-carrying rocket in recent days and now appears to be preparing...

Take 2: Spacewalking astronauts tackle solar panel work

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronauts ventured out on their second spacewalk in less than a week Sunday to install powerful new solar panels outside...

SpaceX launches tiny critters, solar panels to space station

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched thousands of tiny sea creatures to the International Space Station on Thursday, along with a toothpaste-fighting plaque experiment...

Navigation error sends NASA’s Mars helicopter on wild ride

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A navigation timing error sent NASA's little Mars helicopter on a wild, lurching ride, its first major problem since it...

China delays supply mission to newly launched space station

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BEIJING — China postponed a supply mission to its new space station Thursday for unspecified technical reasons. ...

Talking to the moon: Europe pitches lunar satellites plan

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BERLIN — The European Space Agency presented a vision Thursday to put satellites in orbit around the moon that would facilitate future missions to...

Latin America looks to space, despite limitations on ground

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MEXICO CITY — Mars missions, astronauts coming and going at the International Space Station, China‚Äôs increasingly ambitious space program. Space-related news is flowing, and...