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9 May 2021
It's impossible to predict when and where China's Long March 5 rocket, a CZ-5B, will crash down to Earth. But it will. The question is: What's the risk?
25 Apr 2021
Four astronauts have lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida for a 23-hour flight to the International Space Station. The crew, who met with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk before takeoff, will spend six months on the ISS.
14 Nov 2020
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28 Jun 2020
More than 1,300 people have tested positive at a Tönnies slaughterhouse, causing Germany's transmission rate to rocket. Germany's labor minister says the firm should pay compensation.
1 Dec 2019
Ariane 5 rocket takes off for its 250th flight to launch two telecommunications satellites from the Guiana Space Center near Kourou, French Guiana.
24 Jun 2017
Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully fired up a Falcon 9 rocket for the eighth time this year on Friday, matching its flight total for all of last year.
20 Mar 2017
North Korea says it successfully tested a new high-thrust engine, which leader Kim Jong Un called "a new birth" of the country's rocket industry.

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