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Futuristic giant aircraft begins test flights over Britain next month
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UFO sightings are likely to peak next month, especially in the Bedfordshire area. Not because we're expecting a visit from travellers from a distant star system, but because of a pioneering bit of technology that began life much closer to home. The …

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Cage match for next Orion capsule at Kennedy Space Center
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This is just the latest step in the lead up to the fully integrated flight of Orion and NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) booster – slated for late 2018. The birdcage will be used to change Orion's orientation as it transforms from merely a pressure …

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Mirror Installation Complete for NASA's Next Space Telescope
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The biggest-ever space telescope is now one major step closer to completion. On Wednesday (Feb. 3), technicians installed the 18th and final primary mirror segment on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), an $8.8 billion observatory that's …

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Buzz Aldrin: The next giant leap for space exploration
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Buzz Aldrin, an Apollo 11 moonwalker, holds a doctoral degree in astronautics and continues to wield influence as an international advocate of space science and planetary exploration. For many years, the United States has been spending billions of …

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NASA's Next Great Space Telescope: The Quest Begins
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Observatories such as the Hubble Space Telescope have revolutionized humanity's view of the cosmos. And upcoming projects, such as the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and the WFIRST-AFTA mission — which the agency aims to launch in 2018 …

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Next step for space travel should be support
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Workers prepare the space shuttle Endeavour for its two–day trek to the California Science Center, Oct. 9, 2012. The orbiter has been stored in the United hangar at Los Angeles International Airport since its arrival. (Bryan Chan/Los Angeles Times/MCT).

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