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Japan is developing the world’s first satellite made of wood

The Kyoto University and a private Japanese company have partnered to develop the world’s first satellites made out of wood by 2023. The company –Sumitomo Forestry said it has started research on tree growth and the use of wood materials in space. The partnership will begin experimenting with different types of wood in extreme environments […]

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Asteroid similar to size of dwarf planet that exploded over Sudan contained water, scientists find

An asteroid named 2008 TC3 that exploded in the atmosphere of the Earth in 2008 was part of a space rock that contained water, researchers have found. The discovery was made when researchers analysed a fragment of a piece that landed in Almahata Sitta. Researchers found an amphibole crystal in this fragment of an asteroid. […]

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Personnel of the United States Space Force will be called GUARDIANS

The members of the United States Space Force will be called guardians, Vice President Mike Pence announced on Friday. “We just returned from the Oval Office and so it is my honor, on behalf of the President of the United States, to announce that henceforth, the men and women of the United States Space Force […]

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China’s ambitious lunar mission Chang’e-5 RETURNS with Moon specimens

China’s ambitious lunar mission Chang’e-5 has returned back to Earth with a cargo of rock and soil it picked up from the surface of the Moon. The capsule carrying the materials landed in Inner Mongolia shortly after 01:30 local time on Thursday. With this successful pick-up China became the first nation retrieve samples from Earth’s […]

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX in talks to have rocket LAUNCH PAD in Indonesia

Indonesia could be the next possible launch site for Elon Musk’s SpaceX. The nation is already in talks with Mr Musk’s Tesla about a possible electric battery partnership. According to Indonesia’s Coordinating Ministry for Maritime and Investment Affairs, President Joko Widodo has been in discussions with Mr Musk. The Tesla billionaire is sending a team […]

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Virgin Galactic’s supersonic test flight to space ABORTS unexpectedly

Virgin Galactic’s supersonic rocket plane that was scheduled to fly to the upper atmosphere on Saturday made an unexpected turn back home after climbing more than 40,000 feet (7.57 miles) over New Mexico attached to its mothership. The company confirmed that the space plane, which was carrying test pilots CJ Sturckow and Dave Mackay, safely […]

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SpaceX has a BITTER-SWEET test outing with Starship prototype

American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company, SpaceX, launched the latest prototype of the Starship vehicle from Texas. The un-crewed rocket lifted away from the Boca Chica R&D facility on what had been billed as a brief flight to 12.5km. The 50m-tall vehicle crashed on touchdown but the owner and founder Mr Musk was […]

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Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe successfully AIRDROPS rock samples from asteroid Ryugu

Japan’s space agency retrieved a capsule carrying the first rock samples from beneath the surface of an asteroid that scientists say could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life on our planet. The spacecraft Hayabusa2 released the small capsule and sent it towards Earth to deliver samples from the asteroid Ryugu, […]

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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space company will FLY the first woman to moon’s surface

Blue Origin, American privately funded aerospace manufacturer and sub-orbital spaceflight services company founded by Jeff Bezos will take the first woman to the moon’s surface. Jeff Bezos, the richest person on earth on Friday in an Instagram post announced as NASA nears a decision to pick its first privately built lunar landers capable of sending astronauts […]

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Nasa to pay company only $1 to collect rock samples from the moon

Nasa will be paying USD $1 to Colorado-based company to collect a small sample of rocks from the moon. Lunar Outpost is a robotics firm, will collect moon rocks from the lunar South Pole. It is among four firms awarded contracts to retrieve lunar regolith, or moon soil, for the US space agency, for a […]

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Earth is moving into a supermassive black hole FASTER than earlier thought

Earth is closer to a supermassive black hole and it is orbiting the Galactic Center of the Milky Way 141 miles per second faster than earlier thought, new data shows. The data was first projected in 1985 by the International Astronomical Union, but the Japanese radio astronomy project VLBI Exploration of Radio Astrometry (VERA) has […]

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Japan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft to airdrop capsule containing asteroid samples on December 6th

Japan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft nearly back home with precious cargo onboard – samples from asteroid Ryugu that it collected a year ago will land on Earth on December 6. The spacecraft is set land in the Australian outback with a container of  soil samples and data that could provide clues to the early days of […]