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# space-mission - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Inside the abandoned rocket bases dotted across the United States
# Photo Essay
# Photo Essay

Inside the abandoned rocket bases dotted across the United States

Nov 30th 2014, 4:30 PM 24,479 Views 15 Comments

Many once-important facilities now sit dormant, decommissioned years ago, now rusting in the sun.

# space-mission - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Column: Look up! The Red Planet is continuing to shine brightly in the night sky
# Stargazger
# Stargazger

Column: Look up! The Red Planet is continuing to shine brightly in the night sky

Apr 10th 2014, 7:30 PM 39 Views 14 Comments

With Mars currently in opposition, and shining with an orange tinge, Conor Farrell explores our fascination with the Red Planet.

# space-mission - Saturday 25 August, 2012

In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969
# One Small Step
From The Daily Edge
# One Small Step

In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969

Aug 25th 2012, 8:45 PM 17,910 Views 101 Comments

From launch to landing: NASA archive images from the first successful manned moon landing mission.

# space-mission - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Chinese astronauts make first successful docking with space lab
# Space
# Space

Chinese astronauts make first successful docking with space lab

Jun 24th 2012, 1:44 PM 1,893 Views 7 Comments

The docking was a significant moment for China, which is aiming to build a space station by 2020.

# space-mission - Friday 16 December, 2011

Russian spacecraft set to crash back to Earth next month
# Space
# Space

Russian spacecraft set to crash back to Earth next month

Dec 16th 2011, 1:55 PM 1,802 Views 5 Comments

The unmanned Phobos-Ground craft, which was set to land on one of Mars’s moons, will return sometime in January.

# space-mission - Friday 25 November, 2011

Was there ever life on Mars? Nasa set to launch new mission
# Life On Mars
# Life On Mars

Was there ever life on Mars? Nasa set to launch new mission

Nov 25th 2011, 3:28 PM 1,467 Views 12 Comments

Tomorrow’s launch sends the Curiosity rover on the start of its eight-month voyage to Mars, where it will examine the soil for signs of life.

# space-mission - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Contact finally made with stranded Russian spacecraft
# Space
# Space

Contact finally made with stranded Russian spacecraft

Nov 23rd 2011, 5:13 PM 2,136 Views 0 Comments

The Phobos-Grunt mission to Mars launched on 8 November, but the engine boosts to push it out of Earth’s orbit and on towards the Martian moon Phobos failed.

# space-mission - Saturday 30 April, 2011

Endeavour flight delayed until at least Monday after technical issues
# Endeavour
# Endeavour

Endeavour flight delayed until at least Monday after technical issues

Apr 30th 2011, 8:17 AM 422 Views 0 Comments

The event had been keenly anticipated given that congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, shot in the head last year, was due to see her husband Mark Kelly lead the space mission.