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U.S. tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars

U.S. tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars

Published 18/01/2018

Mars fission power system concept in the Kilopower project is shown in this undated NASA handout photo released on January 9, 2018. Courtesy NASA/Handout via [more…]

Dinosaur tail to be auctioned for Mexico quake reconstruction

Dinosaur tail to be auctioned for Mexico quake reconstruction

Published 16/01/2018

The fossilized tail of a sauropod of the Atlasaurus imelakei species, that will be auctioned on Tuesday night in Mexico to raise funds for the [more…]

Chinese ‘rainbow dinosaur’ had iridescent feathers like hummingbirds

Chinese ‘rainbow dinosaur’ had iridescent feathers like hummingbirds

Published 15/01/2018

Artist's impression of two Diluvicursor pickeringi foraging on the bank of a high-energy river within the Australian-Antarctic rift valley are seen in this image provided [more…]

India sends its 100th satellite into space to watch borders

India sends its 100th satellite into space to watch borders

Published 12/01/2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India launched its 100th satellite on Friday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to project the country as a global low-cost [more…]

Martian ice deposits could sustain human outposts in the future

Martian ice deposits could sustain human outposts in the future

Published 11/01/2018

A cross-section of a thick sheet of underground ice is exposed at the steep slope that appears bright blue in this enhanced-color view of Mars [more…]

Fossil of dinosaur swept away in ancient Australian river found

Fossil of dinosaur swept away in ancient Australian river found

Published 11/01/2018

Artist's impression of two Diluvicursor pickeringi foraging on the bank of a high-energy river within the Australian-Antarctic rift valley are seen in this image provided [more…]

Japanese astronaut apologizes for ‘fake news’ of height increase

Japanese astronaut apologizes for ‘fake news’ of height increase

Published 10/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Members of the International Space Station expedition 54/55, Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) during the send-off ceremony after checking [more…]

SpaceX defends rocket performance after loss of U.S. spy satellite

SpaceX defends rocket performance after loss of U.S. spy satellite

Published 09/01/2018

Elon Musk, founder, CEO and lead designer at SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla, speaks at the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition II in Hawthorne, California, U.S., [more…]

U.S. spy satellite believed destroyed after failing to reach orbit: of

U.S. spy satellite believed destroyed after failing to reach orbit: of

Published 09/01/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. spy satellite that was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, aboard a SpaceX rocket on Sunday failed to reach orbit and [more…]

China’s Tiangong-1 space lab is not out of control: top Chinese engine

China’s Tiangong-1 space lab is not out of control: top Chinese engine

Published 08/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A monitoring screen at the Beijing Aerospace Flight Control Center shows China's Tiangong (Heavenly Palace) 1 module as seen from the Shenzhou 8 [more…]