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SpaceX to retry ocean rocket landing after success on land

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Technology entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX will attempt to land its next Falcon 9 rocket on a barge in the Pacific Ocean, seeking…

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SpaceX Falcon rocket nails safe landing in pivotal space feat

By Joe Skipper CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Monday with a payload of communications satellites before the reusable main-stage booster…

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Satellite launch to test Einstein's idea on space and time delayed

BERLIN (Reuters) – A European satellite launch to find ripples in space that can be caused by merging black holes has been delayed due to a technical problem with its…

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Kazakhstan greets record-setting Russian cosmonaut, two crewmen

By Raushan Nurshayeva ASTANA (Reuters) – Kazakhstan welcomed the world's most experienced space flier & two rookie crewmates on Saturday, including Denmark's first-ever astronaut, who returned from the International Space…

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SpaceX delays planned cargo run to space station to early January

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Space Exploration Technologies is delaying the planned launch on Friday of an unmanned Falcon 9 rocket, which will carry a cargo ship to the International…

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Rosetta shows Earth's water did not come from comets: study

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Early results from Europe's Rosetta spacecraft challenge a long-held theory that comets delivered water to early Earth, a study released on Wednesday…

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Earthlings to send 90,000 hellos to Mars

By Irene Klotz (Reuters) – Radio telescopes on Earth will beam 90,000 messages to Mars on Friday to commemorate the launch 50 years ago of the first robotic probe to…

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Comet lander shuts down after sending data

By Irene Klotz (Reuters) – A pioneering robotic spacecraft shut down on Saturday after radioing results of its first & probably last batch of scientific experiments from the surface of…

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Adventures of European comet lander may not be over

By Irene Klotz (Reuters) – Gas jets from inside a comet hosting Europe's Philae lander may launch the hibernating probe out of its ditch & back into sunlight for a…

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European space probe marooned in comet's shadows

By Maria Sheahan FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A probe that landed on a comet in a first for space exploration has ended up in the shadow of a cliff, approximately a…

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