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By news On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Spaceship flies by Earth chasing ‘threatening’ asteroid amid Doomsday fears | Science | News

News of the manoeuvre, called an Earth gravity assist, has come amid claims by conspiracy theorists that a mysterious planet will collide with the Earth and cause the world to end today. (adsbygoogle More...

By news On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Cassini spacecraft ends 13-year odyssey with fiery plunge into Saturn

(Reuters) – The U.S. space agency NASA received a final signal from its Cassini spacecraft on Friday as it ended a groundbreaking, 13-year Saturn mission with a meteor-like plunge into the ringed planet’s More...

By news On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Cassini spacecraft ends 13-year Saturn odyssey by burning into planet

(Reuters) – U.S. space agency NASA received the final signal from its Cassini spacecraft, which ended a groundbreaking 13-year Saturn mission on Friday with a meteor-like plunge into the planet’s atmosphere, More...

By news On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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What time will Cassini crash into Saturn? When will the Cassini death dive happen TODAY? | Science | News

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will keep transmitting data until the very last moment as it plunges into the Saturn’s atmosphere today.  What time will Cassini crash into Saturn? Cassini’s radio transmissions More...

By news On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Cassini death dive: Scientists pay tribute to spacecraft about to smash into Saturn | Science | News

EPA Cassini death dive: British scientists have paid tribute to the spacecraft The 22ft long probe is near the end of a one-way trip from Saturn’s largest moon Titan, whose gravity was used More...

By news On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Fiery farewell to cap Cassini spacecraft’s 13-year Saturn mission

(Reuters) – U.S. space agency NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will end its groundbreaking 13-year mission to Saturn on Friday with a meteor-like plunge into the ringed planet’s atmosphere, transmitting data More...

By news On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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When does Cassini crash into Saturn? Everything you need to know | Science | News

After an incredible 12 years of studying Saturn and its rings, Nasa’s Cassini mission is finally concluding its scientific voyage. Now that the spacecraft has used up its reserves of fuel, its operators back More...

By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Spacecraft makes lightning fast journey to International Space Station | Science | News

The craft launched on Tuesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 9.30pm BST and arrived at its destination a mere five hours and 38 minutes later at 2.57am BST. A Russian Soyuz rocket gave a flawless More...

By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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U.S., Russian crew transfer to space station after Soyuz flight

BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan (Reuters) – Two U.S. astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, about six hours after their Soyuz spacecraft blasted off from More...

By news On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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What time will Asteroid Florence 3122 SKIM Earth? | Science | News

Asteroid 3122, named after Florence Nightingale, will reach its peak brightness tonight (Thursday August 31 into Friday September 1).  But the asteroid will actually be closest to Earth at 8am EDT (1pm BST) tomorrow More...