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SpaceX launches four astronauts to ISS

SpaceX launches four astronauts to ISS

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 will be many routine missions following a successful test flight in late spring.

Mystery Russian projectile raises fears of arms race in space

Mystery Russian projectile raises fears of arms race in space

The United States this week accused Russia of having tested an anti-satellite weapon in space, a charge Moscow has denied, saying the device was a ‘special instrument’ for inspecting orbiting Russian equipment.

The quest to find signs of ancient life on Mars

The quest to find signs of ancient life on Mars

Mars may now be considered a barren, icy desert but did Earth's nearest neighbour once harbour life? It is a question that has preoccupied scientists for centuries and fired up sci-fi imaginings.

Policy space for Qatar to continue pursuing targeted policies, liquidity support to hard-hit sectors: IMF

Policy space for Qatar to continue pursuing targeted policies, liquidity support to hard-hit sectors: IMF

Qatar is among Mena (Middle East and North Africa) countries, where policy space is available to continue pursuing a mix of timely and targeted policies and liquidity support to hard-hit sectors ...

Mission Impossible to Mission Control: Tom Cruise to film in space

Mission Impossible to Mission Control: Tom Cruise to film in space

Tom Cruise will film his next Hollywood blockbuster on location -- 250 miles up in the air and orbiting the Earth once every 90 minutes.

Europe's exoplanet hunter reaches orbit around Earth

Europe's exoplanet hunter reaches orbit around Earth

Europe's CHEOPS planet-hunting space telescope left Earth on Wednesday and moved into orbit, a day after its lift-off was delayed by a technical rocket glitch during the final countdown.

Qatari astronomer discusses mysteries of space

Qatari astronomer discusses mysteries of space

Sheikh Salman bin Jabr al-Thani, one of Qatar’s most renowned astronomers, shed light on the mysteries of space and how to analyse astronomical phenomena in an engaging lecture ...

Brad Pitt says space epic ‘Ad Astra’ his ‘most challenging film’

Brad Pitt says space epic ‘Ad Astra’ his ‘most challenging film’

Brad Pitt has fought in wars, pulled off robbery heists and confronted rivals in the boxing ring during his career, but the Hollywood star says his most challenging film yet is playing an astronaut ...

Spacecraft carrying Russian humanoid robot docks at ISS

Spacecraft carrying Russian humanoid robot docks at ISS

An unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot to be sent into orbit successfully docked at the International Space Station on Tuesday, following a failed attempt over the weekend ...

Soyuz spacecraft carrying humanoid robot fails to dock with space station

Soyuz spacecraft carrying humanoid robot fails to dock with space station

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot on Saturday failed to dock automatically with the international space station, Moscow news agencies reported.

NASA descends on Icelandic lava field to prepare for Mars

NASA descends on Icelandic lava field to prepare for Mars

To prepare for the next mission to Mars in 2020, NASA has taken to the lava fields of Iceland to get its new robotic space explorer ready for the job.

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station to business ventures including space tourism -- with stays priced at $35,000 a night -- as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab.