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SpaceX blasts back into the rocket trucking business

And then sticks the landing for good measure after pausing a day for hydraulic glitch

Jun-OH-NO! NASA's Jupiter probe in busted helium-valve drama

Science lab stuck on 53-day orbit, unable to catch a closer glimpse of alien gas world

Dead cockroaches make excellent magnets – now what are we supposed to do with this info?

They'll stick notes to fridges in the aftermath of nuclear war?

Baby supernova spotted, just three hours old and a real cutie

If 'cute' means 'explosively re-writes plenty of our theories about how stars behave'

Get it while it's hot: NASA's Space Poo contest winners wipe up $30k

As promised, story about space poo

Finally, a use for your mobile phone: Snapping ALIEN signal blurts

Citizen science project to find galactic bursts using selfie-taking pocket radio receivers

GRAPHENE: £120m down, UK.gov finds it's still a long way from commercial potential

Wonder material, not wonder market

NASA picks three Martian wet patches for 2020 splashdown

Bug-hunting mission's final landing site candidates are thought to have seen water flow

Feel like a spot of planet-hunting? Here's 1,600 suns worth of data

Decades of exoplanet observations are yours for the downloading

UK prof claims to have first practical blueprint of a quantum computer

Simultaneously is and isn't bollocks

High tides: Boffins spy on dolphins baked on poisonous piscines

Dude, quit bogarting the blowfish

Stick glue on a drone. Fly it into a flower. World hunger solved, bee-lieve

Video Japanese researchers turn tiny drones into robot bees

NASA bakes Venus-proof electronics

Previous Venus probes hardly lasted an hour. This stuff survived three weeks before the boffins lost their lab booking

Hyperloop sueball noose-man launches tube-travel rival

Brogan BamBrogan is back! And this time he means BamBusiness

Vintage Space Shuttle fuel tank destroyed by New Orleans tornado

Video Space Launch System and Orion undamaged, all personnel accounted for

Pulsating white dwarf described as a 'dynamo' found, no, not in the back pages, 380 LY away

Astroboffins have searched for magnetic neighbor for 50 years

Vapists rejoice! E-cigs lower cancer risk (if you stop smoking, duh)

But you still look like a douche

NASA's Curiosity puts cat among the climate pigeons: Lack of CO2 sinks water theory

About that whole running liquid on the surface thing…

Boffins build laser satellite data link

If a sat's sinking and the radio goes down, it's time to light up!

Juno how to adjust a broken Jupiter probe's orbit?

We're asking because Juno's still in a bigger-than-hoped orbit. The pics are still lovely though

Mars isn't the garbage wasteworld you think it is: Swirling polar ice cap photographed

Pics Santa's second home revealed in space snaps

Uncle Sam probes SpaceX – but crack nothing to be alarmed about, we're told

Boeing not safe for humans yet, either, apparently

Hard numbers: The mathematical architectures of Artificial Intelligence

Is your machine learning?

Watch: MIT's terrifying invisible gel robo-eels snatch live fish

Videos Plus: Boston Dynamics builds 'nightmare-inducing' jumping pram

'Mafia' of ageing scientists, academics and politicos suck at picking tech 'winners'

Sorry, Theresa May. Graphene and 'space' are not Britain's industrial future

Cassini sends back best ring-shots yet en route to self-destruct dive

Probe went this close in 2004, but the light is better this time around

Twin brothers. One went into space. The other didn't. NASA reveals how their bodies differ

Great way to monitor effects of being in orbit

SpaceX shuffles deck, EchoStar launch bumped

Kennedy pad needs more prep, Elon's next flight will be to ISS

NASA honors Apollo 1 crew 50 years after deadly launchpad fire

Pics and video It's a grim week of remembrance for America's rocketeers

NASA brews better test to find ET in cosmic cocktails

Take an alien liquid, stir, add lasers, then wait to see what rises to the top

This goldfish and its steerable robot tank will destroy humanity

RotM Mark our words. First this uni campus, then the world

I'm deadly serious about megatunnels, vows Elon Musk

Going underground

H0LiCOW! Hubble's constant update paves way for 'new physics'

Standard model of cosmology may be incorrect, say experts

Northumbria Uni fined £400K after boffin's bad math gives students a near-killer caffeine high

Pair needed dialysis after downing equivalent of 300 cups of coffee

Forget Tony Stark's Iron Man – exosuits of the future will be spandex

It turns out there are better ways to enhance strength than heavy metal armor

Congratulations – you're looking better than ever this morning!

America's new Earth observation sat sends home sharpest images ever

Gimme some skin: Boffins perfect 3D bioprinter that emits slabs of human flesh

Vid Just imagine what a printer jam looks like

We've found a ‘vaccine’ for fake news. Wait! No, we really are Cambridge researchers

Yes, from the English university. No you shut up

Korean boffins vow 1,000km-an-hour supertrain

Anything Elon can do…?

NASA fires first shot in plan to bring a chunk of asteroid down to Earth

OSIRIS-REx completes initial big burn on the way to asteroid Bennu

Euro space agency's Galileo satellites stricken by mystery clock failures

One in eight have stopped, admits org's director general

Speaking in Tech: Japan launches rocket with 2 laptops, 8 people

Podcast That'll end well...