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NASA wants more satellite surveillance. For science. Promise

Earth imaging gap means Landsat 9's been fast-tracked to 2020

Cargo capsule goes AWOL, explodes on its way to Space Station

Suspected third-stage failure in Soyuz rocket, again

Really weird quantum phenomenon spied lurking near neutron star

Pic Vacuum of space gets distorted and acts like a prism

Whiffy kitchen after last night's chips? Clear the air with SPACE PLASMA

Experiment on International Space Station rivals Teflon's 'unepxectedly useful stuff from space program' crown

ExoMars probe snaps photos of your next dystopian home world when Earth goes to crap

Video Yup, it's still there and lifeless as ever before

50 years on, the Soviet-era Soyuz rocket is still our favorite space truck

SpaceX has a few things to learn from the old masters

ESA: Sorry about Schiaparelli, can we have another €400 mill?

Pitch prepped, European Space Agency to press flesh at ministerial confab

Geo-boffins say 'quake lifted bits of New Zealand by 8 metres, moved at 3km/second

VIDEOS Reefs lift from sea and drain, roads cut, house torn off foundations

San Francisco's sinking luxury Millennium Tower: Tilt spotted FROM SPACE

Alternative headline: Euro sats monitor surface changes 'down to the millimetre'

Three certainties in life: Death, taxes and the speed of light – wait no, maybe not that last one

Einstein was wrong, reignited theory suggests

'Data saturation' helped to crash the Schiaparelli Mars probe

Altitude reading of 'below ground level' turned probe into Magrathean Whale

Space crap: Flap, zap or strap? $30k from NASA for your pooper scooper

Dung it! You need the loose change, etc

NASA sets fire to stuff in SPAAACE. On purpose. Because science

VIDEOS Saffire II experiment data revealed in all its inflammatory glory

LAKE OF frozen WATER THE SIZE OF NEW MEXICO FOUND ON MARS – NASA

Boffins spot wealth of H2-oh-yeah just waiting to be tapped

New state of matter discovered by superconductivity gurus

The 'pseudogap' state could be key to high-temperature superconductors

International Space Station celebrates 18th birthday in true style – by setting trash on fire

Meanwhile, crew welcomes oldest woman astronaut aboard

NASA trying to rein in next-generation super-heavy lifter costs

President Trump wants such great rockets. Yuuge rockets. The best for Moon shots

Launch set for GOES-R satellite capable of 30-second weather updates

NASA 90% certain of lift-off on Saturday

Pluto has massive underground oceans, say astro-boffins

Icy heart thought to cover subterranean super-slushie

Physicists have built the world's fastest quantum simulator

Atomic level inquiry

NASA discovers mysterious super-fast electrons whizzing above Earth

Understanding the source could aid space missions

Martian 'ice cauldrons' are prime spot to hunt LGMs, say boffins

But only if there's water there, which other boffins doubt

Quantum traffic jam of atoms could unlock origin of dark energy, physicists claim

Traffic can be both good and bad

Hurrah! Urinals will soon be splash-free

Physicists develop "splash-avoidance" technique

Boffins find Galaxy making killer radiation, rule out Samsung phone as source

Fast gamma rays and fast radio bursts tracked to same source

CERN boffins see strange ... oh, wait, that's just New Zealand moving 2m north

Two earthquakes hammer South Island

2016 in a nutshell: Boffins break monkeys' backs to turn them into tragic shuffling cyborgs

Spine chilling

Physicists create the world's tiniest magnifying glass to see atomic bonds

And Trump's tiny hands

Red squirrels! Adorable, right? Wrong – they're riddled with leprosy

Fluffy tree-dwellers carry ancient disease, say boffins

Leaked paper suggests EM Drive tested by NASA actually works

Newton-busting space drive might get us to Mars, very slowly

'Extra-supermoon' to appear next week

Stay up Monday night because Luna's not going to be readier for a close-up for 18 years

SETI scan saves 'scope used for first Moon landing comms

'The Dish' in Australia's Parkes gets much-needed cash injection from alien-hunters

CERN also has a particle decelerator – and it’s trying to break physics

But physics is resisting: Antiproton weight probe reveals no anomalies

What a bee-lief! UK's asian hornet outbreak is over ... for now

No live sightings have been reported since October

Look out, SpaceX et al – China's Long March-5 rocket blasts off

Pic Successful launch takes payload into orbit

James Dyson's new startup: A university for engineers that doesn't suck

Undergrads will receive a salary and work alongside Dyson professionals

DRAMA ON MARS: Curiosity bot fires laser at alien metal object

Pic As NASA warns rover's instruments are failing

Dark matter? More like diet matter: Super-light axions may solve universe's mass riddle

'Particles up to ten billion times lighter than electrons'

Supercomputers crack Saturn's ice-cold ring

And explain Uranus's dark band

Hm, is that a minefield? Let me just throw my magic bomb-sniffing spinach over there

I'm strong to the finish, I'm Popeye the vapour man

Boffins coax non-superconductive stuff into dropping the 'non'

The ultimate goal: A room temperature superconductor

NASA's asteroid orbit calculator spots a hot rock zipping past

'Scout' scope gives us an asteroid-misses-Earth-by-not-much horror story for Halloween