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October 11, 2018 10:36 AM Astronauts escape malfunctioning Soyuz rocket

A capsule carrying the two crew members of a Russian Soyuz rocket that malfunctioned on lift-off has landed safely in Kazakhstan. Russian Cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and US astronaut Nick Hague are reported to be "in good condition", both Nasa and Russian media said. The rocket had taken off for the International Space Station (ISS) when it suffered a problem 16

October 11, 2018 9:08 AM NASA rocket rescue: US and Russian astronauts in ISS emergency after Soyuz rocket failure

A RUSSIAN Soyuz rocket carrying one Russian and one US astronaut has been forced to make an emergency landing after a failure was detected shortly after take-off from Kazakhstan. Russian news agencies reported that booster rockets carrying the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft on a mission headed for the International Space Station failed mid-air, forcing the crew to abort 7

October 9, 2018 12:24 PM NASA asteroid WARNING: Giant 490 FOOT asteroid barreling towards Earth TOMORROW

A GIANT asteroid larger than the Statue of Liberty or the London Eye will fly by the planet Earth early tomorrow, NASA revealed. The Apollo-type asteroid, dubbed Asteroid 2018 SM2 and measuring more than 490 ft (150 m) in diameter, will zip past after 2am on Wednesday, October 3. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, estimates 7

October 6, 2018 10:45 AM Space warning as solar storm on DIRECT HIT with Earth TOMORROW

The event has just been upgraded from a G1 to a G2 class geomagnetic storm and could mess with spacecraft navigation, damage transformers, and wreak havoc with migrating birds’ sense of direction. Solar wind escaping from a hole in the sun’s atmosphere will travel through space to reach Earth tomorrow and build in intensity on October 8. A NASA observatory 7

October 5, 2018 11:01 PM WHAT ON EARTH! Mysterious COSMIC RAYS erupting from Antartica could BREAK RULES OF PHYSICS

STRANGE cosmic rays observed shooting out of Antarctica may be a never-before-seen particle which would defy the laws of physics, scientists have predicted. Possible explanations for the bizarre phenomenon, which was first recorded in 2006, include that they are a completely new particle or potentially the product of dark matter. But a third theory 9

October 1, 2018 4:08 PM Cold weather warning: Atmosphere SHRINKS as sun cools down for solar minimum

PART of the Earth’s atmosphere is shrinking and cooling as the sun gives off less heat as our host star enters the solar minimum. The sun has now entered a “deep solar minimum” now and Earth could be in for a very long period of cold temperatures. The sun follows cycles of roughly 11 years where it reaches a solar maximum and then a solar minimum 9

October 1, 2018 11:33 AM Alien on Mars discovery: UFO crash landing and statues found on Red Planet

ALIEN hunters believe they have found extraterrestrial TECHNOLOGY on Mars which could prove life exists elsewhere in the universe. UFO enthusiasts have been on the hunt for evidence of aliens for centuries, and one man believes he has finally found the proof. Conspiracy theorist Scott C Waring has been trawling through images on Mars taken by rovers 8

September 19, 2018 3:45 PM NASA asteroid WARNING: Giant asteroid RB4 to skim Earth in ONE HOUR

AN ASTEROID twice the size of a London double-decker bus is en route to zip past the Earth this afternoon, NASA has revealed. The giant space rock, dubbed Asteroid RB4, will reach a nominal distance from the planet just before 6pm UK time today. NASA’s Pasadena-based Jet Propulsion Laboratory predicts the asteroid will fly by at 5.50pm BTS (4.50pm UT). If NASA’s 15

September 5, 2018 4:06 AM Brighton Uni graduate chosen an astronaut for space odyssey

They were selected from 4,000 men and women who were tested for the UAE Astronaut Programme. One will fly into space next April as the first astronaut from the Emirates on a ten-day mission as part of the Russian space mission to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft. The second will serve as a replacement. Professor Debra 18

August 31, 2018 7:23 PM Russia: Space station air pressure restored after leak

Space station air pressure restored after leak that forced astronaut to plug hole with his FINGER Russia's space agency says air pressure on the International Space Station has been restored to proper levels after a leak was repaired. The leak, which was discovered Thursday, was traced to a small hole in one of the Russian Soyuz capsules docked at the station 18