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#Spacecraft

# spacecraft - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Boeing spacecraft returns to earth after aborted space mission

The two-day demo was originally due to last for over a week.

# spacecraft - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Chinese spacecraft makes first landing on moon's far side

China plans to send its Chang’e 5 probe to the moon next year.

# spacecraft - Monday 8 May, 2017

An unmanned US military spacecraft spent 718 days orbiting Earth in secret mission

It landed in Florida yesterday morning.

# spacecraft - Friday 8 May, 2015

The out-of-control Russian spacecraft disintegrated before it reached Earth

It entered the atmosphere over part of the Pacific Ocean.

# spacecraft - Friday 14 November, 2014

Philae hopes to communicate drilling results soon, but could it be its final hours?

Due to the lander’s position scientists are concerned about the battery supply.

# spacecraft - Friday 26 September, 2014

New crew blast off to International Space Station

They docked six hours after launching from Russia.

# spacecraft - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Boeing and SpaceX to build new spacecraft for ISS astronauts

SpaceX is headed by PayPal co-founder Elon Musk.

# spacecraft - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Video: This is what it looks like to rocket away from Earth Pale Blue Dot This post contains videos

Video: This is what it looks like to rocket away from Earth

As it sped towards Mercury, a NASA spacecraft snapped 358 images looking back at Earth over 24 hours.

# spacecraft - Thursday 16 May, 2013

NASA's planet-hunting spacecraft is broken - but they're determined to fix it

The planet-hunting telescope is 40 million miles from Earth and searches for Earth-like planets outside our solar system.

# spacecraft - Thursday 3 January, 2013

NASA considering plan to drag an asteroid into lunar orbit

Researchers have confirmed to NewScientist that NASA is considering plans to put another natural satellite in orbit around our own.

# spacecraft - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Eyes to the sky: See the International Space Station tonight ISS

Eyes to the sky: See the International Space Station tonight

This will be one of the last chances to see it until later this year, Astronomy Ireland has said.

# spacecraft - Saturday 30 June, 2012

In photos: Chinese astronauts crash land after almost two weeks in space Down To Earth This post contains images

In photos: Chinese astronauts crash land after almost two weeks in space

The three astronauts landed safely in Inner Mongolia yesterday.

# spacecraft - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Is NASA's Voyager about to leave the solar system?

The spacecraft, which was launched in 1977, appears to be on the verge of becoming the first spaceship to leave the solar system. Bon voyage…

# spacecraft - 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.

# spacecraft - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Failed Russian spacecraft crashes to Earth

Parts from the failed Russian spacecraft have reportedly landed in the Pacific Ocean.

# spacecraft - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Astronauts may face food shortage after Russian supply craft crashes

An unmanned Russian craft, carrying nearly three tons of food, water and oxygen, is lost after it fails to reach orbit.