The privately-launched Cygnus cargo ship delivered critical supplies as well as long-awaited gifts from the astronauts' families
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Thursday 16 February 2012
The tidy Swiss want to clean up space. Scientists from the Alpine nation said yesterday they plan to launch a "janitor satellite" designed to get rid of orbiting debris known as space junk.
Wednesday 15 February 2012
'Black-hole' resorts where mobiles are banned and the internet is anathema are set to be huge this year
Saturday 31 December 2011
China has released plans for a five-year space programme, including building a space station and manned missions.
Thursday 17 November 2011
First witnesses describe how gang of white youths 'collided' with black teenager near bus stop
Tuesday 25 October 2011
Thursday 31 March 2011
Small garden birds whose numbers were depleted by the long, harsh winter a year ago appear to have made a comeback this year, the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch has revealed.
Saturday 26 March 2011
A US store is offering would-be satellite television customers a free gun.
Tuesday 08 March 2011
The UK is "dangerously dependent" on GPS satellite navigation systems, a report by engineers warns.
Thursday 18 November 2010
Tuesday 25 May 2010
We don't know very much about the US Air Force's X-37B, and its sudden appearance has surprised many space watchers. It is certainly unusual for a spacecraft that is supposed to be on a "technology development mission" to materialise in an orbit that is normally reserved for spy satellites. And while the amateur space watchers who spotted it did so with relative ease, the layman could be forgiven for wandering exactly what else might be up there that we don't know about.
Wednesday 10 March 2010
Wednesday 24 February 2010
Friday 11 September 2009
Friday 10 July 2009
Celtic Crusaders' problems have deepened with the news that they are under investigation by the UK Borders Agency for visa irregularities. All the overseas players at the club are having their visas checked.
Tuesday 12 May 2009
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
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