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Iran can expand range of ballistic missiles: Guards commander

Iran can expand range of ballistic missiles: Guards commander

Published 10/12/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran has the ability to build ballistic missiles with a broader range, a senior commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on [more…]

China launches probe to explore dark side of Moon: Xinhua

China launches probe to explore dark side of Moon: Xinhua

Published 08/12/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Saturday launched a first probe ever to explore the dark side of the Moon, marking another milestone in its ambitious [more…]

SpaceX launches biggest U.S. ‘rideshare’ mission with 64 satellites

SpaceX launches biggest U.S. ‘rideshare’ mission with 64 satellites

Published 04/12/2018

(This story corrects to delete incorrect information that rocket carried a University of Illinois satellite) By Joey Roulette (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched a [more…]

NASA deep space probe reaches asteroid deemed potential Earth threat

NASA deep space probe reaches asteroid deemed potential Earth threat

Published 04/12/2018

(Reuters) - NASA’s deep space explorer Osiris-Rex flew on Monday to within a dozen miles of its destination, a skyscraper-sized asteroid believed to hold organic [more…]

Exclusive: Lion Air ponders canceling Boeing jets in row over crash…

Exclusive: Lion Air ponders canceling Boeing jets in row over crash…

Published 03/12/2018

PARIS/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s Lion Air is reviewing airplane purchases from Boeing Co and has not ruled out canceling orders as relations worsen in a [more…]

Russia launches first manned voyage to ISS since rocket accident

Russia launches first manned voyage to ISS since rocket accident

Published 03/12/2018

BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - A Russian-made Soyuz rocket blasted a three-man crew into orbit on Monday, beginning the first manned voyage to the International [more…]

Pompeo condemns Iran missile test

Pompeo condemns Iran missile test

Published 01/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday condemned what he described as Iran’s testing of a medium-range ballistic missile capable of [more…]

NASA selects nine U.S. companies to vie for moon program funding

NASA selects nine U.S. companies to vie for moon program funding

Published 29/11/2018

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - NASA on Thursday named nine U.S. companies, including Lockheed Martin Corp, that will compete for funding under the space agency’s renewed [more…]

Soviet-era ‘moon rocks’ sell for $855,000 at New York auction

Soviet-era ‘moon rocks’ sell for $855,000 at New York auction

Published 29/11/2018

(Reuters) - Three fragments of rocks retrieved from the moon by a Soviet space mission in 1970 were sold for $855,000 at a New York [more…]

India’s Earth observation satellite among 31 sent into space

India’s Earth observation satellite among 31 sent into space

Published 29/11/2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India fired a rocket carrying 31 satellites into space on Thursday, including its own advanced earth observation satellite among the other [more…]