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Solar probe embarks on unprecedented mission to map sun's polar regions

10 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON A new probe built by NASA and the European Space Agency set off on a blazing hot journey to the sun on Sunday to take the first close-up look at the star's polar regions, a mission expected to yield insight into how solar radiant energy affects Earth. | Video

Solar Probe set to launch on mission to map sun's poles

09 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON, Feb 9 NASA and the European Space Agency are gearing up to send a new probe toward the sun to take a unique look at its blazing poles, an unprecedented view expected to help researchers grasp how the star's vast bubble of energy affects Earth and humans in space.

Latest solar probe to get first close up of the sun's polar regions

08 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON A new spacecraft built jointly by U.S. and European space agencies is ready for a blazing journey to the sun to capture an unprecedented view of its two poles, an angle that could help researchers understand how the star’s vast bubble of magnetic energy affects Earth.

NASA astronaut Christina Koch returns to Earth after record mission

07 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON American astronaut Christina Koch, who led the first all-female spacewalk in 2019, landed in Kazakhstan on Thursday after a record stay on the International Space Station, ending a 328-day mission expected to yield new insights into deep-space travel. | Video

Boeing's botched Starliner test flirted with 'catastrophic' failure- NASA panel

07 Feb 2020

Boeing narrowly missed a "catastrophic failure" during its December flight test of an unmanned space taxi that was cut short by an unrelated problem, a NASA safety review panel said Thursday, recommending that the agency examine Boeing's software verification process before letting it fly humans to space.

NASA astronaut Christina Koch returning to Earth after record space station mission 

06 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. astronaut Christina Koch, who led the first all-female spacewalk in 2019, was due to return to Earth on Thursday after a record stay aboard the International Space Station, capping a busy mission that could yield key insights into deep-space travel.

SpaceX says 'picture perfect' test paves way for human mission

20 Jan 2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Elon Musk's SpaceX simulated a successful emergency landing on Sunday in a dramatic test of a crucial abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule, a big step in its mission to fly NASA astronauts for the first time as soon as this spring. | Video

UPDATE 4-SpaceX capsule splashes down after rocket failure test

19 Jan 2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Jan 19 Elon Musk's SpaceX simulated a dramatic emergency landing on Sunday to test a key abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule, the company's final milestone test before flying NASA astronauts from U.S. soil.

SpaceX to try rocket failure test again after bad weather delay

19 Jan 2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Jan 19 Elon Musk's SpaceX will try again on Sunday to destroy one of its own rockets in a test of a crucial emergency abort system, a day after bad weather forced the company to delay its final milestone test before flying NASA astronauts from U.S. soil.

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