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*Soyuz mission aborted minutes after launch
In what was the most dangerous manned spaceflight incident since the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster –the Soyuz MS 10 spacecraft suffered a mission abort just two minutes after launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the central Asian republic of Kazakhstan.
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*Discovery of ancient star
Astronomers have identified one of the most ancient stars in the Milky Way galaxy.
*New weapon in the battle against space junk
Researchers have found a new way of dealing with space junk by using a new type of hunter-killer satellite powered by superheated gas.
*Hubble Space Telescope switches to safe mode following gyro failure
NASA’s Earth-orbiting Hubble Space Telescope has switched into a default safe mode after one of its gyros suddenly failed.
*The Science Report
Young adults classified as obese can expect to lose up to 10 years in life expectancy.
Having too much vitamin A may decrease bone thickness, leading to fracture-prone bones.
A new study warns that global sea levels could rise more than 15 metres within 200 years.
A 2000-year-old limestone column containing the earliest written Hebrew inscription of Jerusalem.
Alex on tech: Khashoggi and the Apple watch.
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