Tag: Space technology

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...

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. ...

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...

EXPLAINER: China prepares space station core module launch

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BEIJING — China plans to launch the core module for its first permanent space station this week in the latest big step forward for...

Soviet cosmonaut made pioneering spaceflight 60 years ago

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MOSCOW — Crushed into the pilot's seat by heavy G-forces, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin saw flames outside his spacecraft and prepared to die. His...

United Arab Emirates names 2 new astronauts, including woman

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates named the next two astronauts in its space program Saturday, including the country's first female...