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The RemoveDEBRIS spacecraft was sent out into space on Wednesday from the International Space Station (ISS) and will collect small but dangerous debris that could potentially damage satellites or the ISS.
President Donald Trump boasted Monday of the US commercial space industry's deep wallet and enterprising spirit, and vowed US dominance in exploration of the Moon and Mars, as well as any future space race.
The official FIFA Telstar-18 ball, which was brought down to Earth from orbit on Sunday, was used during the opening ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium, a spokesperson for Russia’s State Corporation for Space Activities, Roscosmos, told Sputnik on Thursday.
Spain’s first astronaut Pedro Duque will be named minister of science by the new Socialist government, a party source told AFP on Wednesday.
The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump plans to turn the International Space Station (ISS) into a private enterprise, local media reported, citing an internal document of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Russian space agency Roscosmos has delayed the launch of a Soyuz rocket carrying a Progress cargo ship by two days after Sunday's planned lift-off was aborted at the last minute.
The first modern Briton had dark skin and blue eyes, London scientists said on Wednesday, following groundbreaking DNA analysis of the remains of a man who lived 10,000 years ago.
Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai, on a mission to the International Space Station, apologised on Wednesday for saying he had grown nine cm (3.5 inches) while in space and expressing concern about whether he’d be safe on his return to Earth.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he would seek a new six-year term in the country's March elections in a move that would make him the longest-serving Russian leader since Joseph Stalin.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday gave his strongest hint yet that he would seek a new six-year term in March 2018 elections, but stopped short of announcing his candidacy in a carefully choreographed ceremony.
North Korea said it successfully tested a powerful new Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) that splashed into the sea near Japan and put the entire US mainland within range of its nuclear weapons.
China expressed “grave concern” on Wednesday after North Korea fired what appeared to be an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) that landed close to Japan.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday began evidence in the N322 million money laundering case involving a Peoples’ Democratic Party’s Chieftain, Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, on Tuesday cleared the air on the emergence of Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, a fellow Muslim, as his running mate for the 2019 governorship election in the state.
No fewer than 1,000 members of Accord Party in Lagos on Tuesday dumped the party to join the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Nigeria U20s next Group B match will be against Niger on December 9, while they square up against rivals Ghana three days later in their final group game.
A former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara, Iyiola Oyedepo, says he will not hand over to the “ illegal’’ executives in the state.
Santiago Solari pressed his case for becoming Real Madrid’s permanent coach on Wednesday after a 5-0 demolition of Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League.
Despite his record-breaking goals, Odion Ighalo’s Chinese club Changchun Yatai were today relegated to the lower league, while Mikel Obi’s team, Tianjin Teda, escaped the dreaded drop.
EU election observers said on Friday that Madagascar's presidential election this week had "very minor" irregularities after candidate Hery Rajaonarimampianina alleged the vote was mired by fraud.
The Ebonyi Government has directed Mr Peter Oba, Special Assistant on Transport to Gov. David Umahi, to refund all illegal funds collected from the public.
Indonesia will extend by three days its search for the bodies of passengers from the ill-fated Lion Air plane, an official said on Wednesday, as authorities struggle to identify victims of the crash.