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Boeing delays by months test flights for U.S. human space program:…

Boeing delays by months test flights for U.S. human space program:…

Published 20/03/2019

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Boeing Co has delayed by at least three months its first uncrewed flight to the International Space Station under NASA’s human spaceflight [more…]

China clones ‘Sherlock Holmes’ police dog to cut training times:…

China clones ‘Sherlock Holmes’ police dog to cut training times:…

Published 20/03/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Scientists in southwest China’s Yunnan province have cloned what they called the “Sherlock Holmes of police dogs” in a program they hope [more…]

WHO panel calls for registry of all human gene editing research

WHO panel calls for registry of all human gene editing research

Published 19/03/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - It would be irresponsible for any scientist to conduct human gene-editing studies in people, and a central registry of research plans should [more…]

Experts call for halt to gene editing that results in ‘designer…

Experts call for halt to gene editing that results in ‘designer…

Published 13/03/2019

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Top scientists and ethicists from seven countries on Wednesday called for a global moratorium on gene editing of human eggs, sperm or [more…]

Brazil to sign accord with U.S. on space technology next week

Brazil to sign accord with U.S. on space technology next week

Published 11/03/2019

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The United States and Brazil have negotiated an accord to safeguard U.S. space technology the South American nation hopes will be used [more…]

Elon Musk’s SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida coast

Elon Musk’s SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida coast

Published 08/03/2019

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - An unmanned capsule from Elon Musk’s SpaceX splashed into the Atlantic Ocean on Friday, successfully completing a mission crucial to [more…]

Musk’s SpaceX capsule set to splash down Friday after space station…

Musk’s SpaceX capsule set to splash down Friday after space station…

Published 07/03/2019

(Reuters) - An unmanned capsule from Elon Musk’s SpaceX was due to return to earth on Friday after a short-term stay on the International Space [more…]

Russia wants to join Luxembourg in space mining

Russia wants to join Luxembourg in space mining

Published 06/03/2019

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Russia, a leading producer of natural resources, plans to join Luxembourg in mining for minerals in outer space, Russian Deputy Prime Minister [more…]

SpaceX rocket with unmanned U.S. capsule blasts off for space station

SpaceX rocket with unmanned U.S. capsule blasts off for space station

Published 03/03/2019

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A SpaceX rocket with an unmanned crew capsule blasted off on Saturday for the International Space Station, in a key [more…]

Europe’s satellites flying blind as space junk spreads: ESA adviser

Europe’s satellites flying blind as space junk spreads: ESA adviser

Published 28/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Europe needs its own technology to guard against a growing threat to its satellites from space junk ranging from dead satellites to [more…]