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Saturday 02 July 2011
The US Government has sued a former NASA astronaut to recover a camera used to explore the moon's surface during the 1971 Apollo 14 mission after seeing it up for sale at a New York auction.
Friday 17 June 2011
Nasa's probe Messenger has revealed new pictures of Mercury.
Wednesday 08 June 2011
Rare sun blast means space radiation is heading for Earth.
Thursday 02 June 2011
The space shuttle Endeavour touched down at its Florida home base early yesterday, capping a 16-day mission to deliver a science experiment to the International Space Station on Nasa's penultimate shuttle flight.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
The space shuttle Endeavour and its crew of six landed at Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral, Florida, early today.
Tuesday 31 May 2011
The space shuttle Endeavour and its crew of six left the International Space Station and headed home to end Nasa's next-to-last shuttle flight on Sunday, pausing just long enough to perform a victory lap and test equipment for a future interplanetary ship.
Saturday 28 May 2011
NASA completed its part in the construction of the International Space Station yesterday, with the final spacewalkers in the 30-year shuttle program attaching an extension boom.
Sunday 22 May 2011
Friday 20 May 2011
Endeavour astronauts fix the $2 billion cosmic ray detector to the International Space Station.
Wednesday 18 May 2011
Endeavour and its six astronauts showed up at the International Space Station today with the most expensive payload ever carried by a shuttle, a $2 billion magnetic device scientists hope will unravel the mysteries of the cosmos.
Monday 16 May 2011
Loud, proud, and to the applause of vast crowds who had gathered to cheer her into orbit, the space shuttle Endeavour has successfully blasted into the skies above Florida at the start of what will be her final mission.
Tuesday 10 May 2011
Nasa will attempt to launch space shuttle Endeavour for a second time on Monday. It will be the ships final voyage.
Monday 02 May 2011
The space shuttle Endeavour's final launch has been delayed until at least the end of the week because technicians need to replace a crucial component, Nasa said yesterday.
Saturday 30 April 2011
Nasa abruptly called off space shuttle Endeavour's final launch yesterday because of a problem in a power unit.
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