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# space-mission - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Inside the abandoned rocket bases dotted across the United States

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

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

From The Daily Edge In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969 One Small Step This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

Contact finally made with stranded Russian spacecraft

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

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.