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*Indian Moon hopes fade
Hopes are fading for Indian space officials to re-establish contact with their lost Vikram lunar lander.
*The Moon camera
The story of the camera Apollo astronauts took to the Moon.
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*Roscosmos keeping quiet about leak
A Russian Board of Enquiry says it’s found the cause of a leak which began venting atmosphere into space from the International Space Station a year ago.
*Another near miss in orbit
There’s been another near miss in orbit as two disused spacecraft came close to colliding 515 kilometres above the ground in the past week.
*United States Space Command becomes operational
The United States Space Command has officially commenced operations.
*South Australia to build a rocket launchpad
The South Australian state government has given its support to proposals to establish a new orbital rocket launch complex at the bottom of Eyre Peninsula.
*Beijing launches its new Smart Dragon One rocket
China has launched three new satellites using its new Jielong or Smart Dragon One solid fuelled rocket.
*US Navy confirms UFO footage is real
The US Navy has confirmed that it can’t explain footage from F/A-18 fighters showing unidentified aerial phenomena – NAVY speak for UFOs.
*Area 51 raid
UFO fans from around the world have beamed into the sleepy town of Rachel Nevada for what was planned to be a raid on the nearby Nevada Test and Training Range – better known around the world as Area 51.
*The Science Report
Studies fail to establish any link between Cell phone use and brain cancer.
Heavy cannabis use associated with poor sperm quality.
Habitat loss found to be a major problem for hundreds of endangered Australian bird species.
China confirmed behind cyber security attacks against Australia.
Facial-recognition databases to be restricted in the United States.
A paranormal investigator claims there are Big Foots in New Zealand – but few believe him.
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