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Meteorite falls in Cuban town

World / Science & Health Feb 2, 2019

Meteorite falls in Cuban town

Residents and tourists in a town in western Cuba saw a flare pass through the sky and heard an explosion Friday in what officials said was a meteorite strike. Witnesses reported seeing a ball of fire and a smoke trail in a clear midday sky, ...

World / Science & Health Jan 19, 2019

Russia's new heavy-lift rocket has critical defect

Scientists have discovered a defect in the engines of Russia's new flagship heavy-lift space rocket that could destroy it in flight, an apparent setback to a project President Vladimir Putin has said is vital for national security. The Angara A5, which was test-launched in 2014, ...

NASA and China collaborate on Moon mission

World / Science & Health Jan 19, 2019

NASA and China collaborate on Moon mission

The space agencies of the United States and China are coordinating efforts on moon exploration, NASA said Friday as it navigates a strict legal framework aimed at preventing technology transfer to China. "With the required approval from Congress, NASA has been in discussions with China ...