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    China plans to launch space station core module in next year

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua . Changsha | Updated at 01:33pm on December 26, 2020

    China plans to launch the core module of its manned space station in the first half of 2021, a senior official said on Friday...

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    Jupiter, Saturn cheek-to-cheek in rare celestial dance

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:15pm on December 21, 2020

    The solar system’s two biggest planets, Jupiter and Saturn, are set to come within planetary kissing range in Monday’s evening sky, an intimacy that will...

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    India launches communication satellite CMS-01

    United News of Bangladesh/Xinhua. New Delhi | Updated at 06:03pm on December 18, 2020

    The Indian space research organisation ( ISRO) Thursday successfully launched a communication satellite CMS-01 onboard Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle -- PSLV-C50, officials said. The satellite...

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    China spaceship comes back to Earth with rocks, soil from Moon

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing, China | Updated at 12:37pm on December 17, 2020

    An unmanned Chinese spacecraft carrying rocks and soil from the Moon returned safely to Earth early Thursday, completing another chapter in China’s effort to become...

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    Prototype of SpaceX rocket Starship crashes during test launch

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:28pm on December 10, 2020

    A prototype of the future giant SpaceX rocket Starship — which the company hopes will become its go-to for Mars missions — crashed in a...

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    NASA buying Moon dust for $1

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:26am on December 04, 2020

    The US space agency NASA awarded contracts to four companies on Thursday to collect lunar samples for $1 to $15,000, rock-bottom prices that are intended...

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    Chinese probe completes moon sampling

    Agence France-Presse .Beijing | Updated at 10:31am on December 03, 2020

    A Chinese space probe sent to gather material from a previously unexplored part of the moon has completed its mission and is preparing to send...

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    Chinese spaceship successfully lands on Moon to collect samples

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:21am on December 02, 2020

    China has successfully landed a probe on the Moon in an ambitious attempt to bring back the first lunar samples in four decades...

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    SpaceX launches four astronauts to ISS

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:24am on November 16, 2020

    Four astronauts were successfully launched on the SpaceX Crew Dragon ‘Resilience’ to the International Space Station on Sunday, the first of what the US hopes...

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    Moon richer in water than once thought

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 11:03am on October 27, 2020

    There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought, according to two studies published Monday raising the tantalising prospect that astronauts on...

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