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    China space mission lands on Moon's far side

    Reuters. Beijing | Updated at 11:12am on January 03, 2019

    A Chinese space probe successfully touched down on the far side of the moon on Thursday, state media said, hailing it as an historic first...

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    China launches probe to explore dark side of Moon

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 01:28pm on December 08, 2018

    China on Saturday launched a first probe ever to explore the dark side of the Moon, marking another milestone in its ambitious space programme, the...

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    NASA mission to touch the Sun

    Agence France-Presse . United States | Updated at 01:20am on August 13, 2018

    NASA on Sunday launched a $1.5 billion spacecraft toward the Sun on a historic mission to protect the Earth by unveiling the mysteries of dangerous...

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    NASA postpones for 24 hours launch of historic spaceship to Sun

    Agence France-Presse . Tampa | Updated at 03:39pm on August 11, 2018

    NASA postponed until Sunday the launch of the first ever spacecraft to fly directly toward the Sun on a mission to plunge into our star's...

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    Bangladesh witnesses longest lunar eclipse

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:25am on July 29, 2018

    Although the sky over Bangladesh was not too clear due to clouds, many people of the country saw the record-breaking lunar eclipse early Saturday....

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    ‘Blood moon’ to appear for 21st Century’s longest lunar eclipse

    Reuters | Updated at 12:41pm on July 27, 2018

    A blood moon will appear in the night sky around much of the world on Friday night as the moon moves into the shadow of...

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    Wondrous dunes on Pluto are made of grains of frozen methane

    Reuters | Updated at 11:58am on June 01, 2018

    Scientists have detected another exotic feature on one of the solar system's most wondrous worlds, a large field of dunes on the surface of the...

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    SpaceX blasts off NASA’s new planet-hunter, TESS

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:50am on April 19, 2018

    NASA on Wednesday blasted off its newest planet-hunting spacecraft, TESS, a $337 million satellite that aims to scan 85 per cent of the skies for...

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    Satellite Bangabandhu-1 launches May 4

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:12pm on April 11, 2018

    After a couple of rescheduling, Bangladesh's first commercial satellite Bangabandhu-1 will be flying to space on May 4. Bangabandhu-1 project director Md Mesbahuzzaman confirmed the...

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    NASA successfully fires Voyager 1 thrusters after 37 years

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:55am on December 02, 2017

    NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft — cruising interstellar space billions of miles from Earth — was back on the right track Friday thanks to thrusters that...

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