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“Damn Close” Asteroid Due to Speed Past Earth

A house-sized asteroid due to pass Earth in October is currently “damn close”, the European Space Agency says. The asteroid is forecast to speed inside the moon’s orbit at 27,300 miles (43,935km) – an eighth of the distance between the … Continue reading

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Can You Find a Name for UK Astronaut’s Next Mission?

The European Space Agency is asking people to choose a name for British astronaut Tim Peake’s next mission. Citizens and residents of all the Agency’s member nations are eligible to enter the competition.  The winning entry needs to be short … Continue reading

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