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1. NASA's new rocket set to cut Mars journey to just 60 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasa-s-new-rocket-set-to-cut-mars-journey-to-just-60-days

Recently, NASA announced it was funding a revolutionary high-thrust rocket — called a Pulsed Plasma Rocket — that could make crewed missions to Mars in just two months....

2. First black astronaut nominee fulfils space dream after 60 years

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Ed Dwight, America’s first Black astronaut candidate, finally rocketed into space 60 years later, flying with Jeff Bezos’ rocket company on Sunday....

3. US lander lands on moon, giant leap for humanity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lander-lands-on-moon-giant-leap-for-humanity

In a groundbreaking achievement, the Odysseus lander, owned by Intuitive Machines, successfully landed on the moon's surface, marking the first privately owned craft to accomplish this feat....

4. Astronauts capture striking views of Tiangong space station before earth return

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astronauts-capture-striking-views-of-tiangong-space-station-before-earth-return

In a historic moment, China's Shenzhou 16 mission bid farewell to the Tiangong Space Station, offering a unique glimpse of the entire structure through high-definition imagery. The departure marked the first comprehensive imaging of Tiangong since its orbital arrival....

5. A decade ago, Amazon launching drones for parcel deliveries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-decade-ago-amazon-launching-drones-for-parcel-deliveries

Exactly a decade ago, Amazon revealed a program that aimed to revolutionize shopping and shipping. Drones launched from a central hub would waft through the skies delivering just about everything anyone could need....

6. China's plans to outshine NASA in orbit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-plans-to-outshine-nasa-in-orbit

China plans to expand its space station to six modules from three in coming years, offering astronauts from other nations an alternative platform for near-Earth missions as the NASA-led International Space Station (ISS) nears the end of its lifespan....

7. Prada's cosmic couture - Luxury designer to create fashion-forward space suits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prada-s-cosmic-couture-luxury-designer-to-create-fashion-forward-space-suits

Nasa astronauts will be flying in style, with luxury fashion designer Prada helping design space suits for the 2025 Moon mission....

8. India makes history, first to land on moon's south pole

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India made history Wednesday, becoming the first to land on the south pole region of the moon....

9. Virgin Galactic closer to commercial flights this June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virgin-galactic-closer-to-commercial-flights-this-june

Virgin Galactic aims to launch its commercial space tourism service in late June....

10. Planetarium Cyprus: Where science and wonder converge

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Some people ask, ''Does a planetarium merely provide answers, or does it also evoke questions?'' Achilleas Kentonis, the executive director of the Interstellar Institute, responds, ''First and foremost, it stimulates questions, and then answers naturally follow.''...

11. China digs deeper to explore new frontiers

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Chinese scientists have begun drilling a 10,000-meter (32,808 feet) hole into the Earth’s crust, as the world’s second-largest economy explores new frontiers above and below the planet’s surface....

12. US donates lunar rock to Cyprus

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Today the United States donated a lunar sample, mounted on a commemorative plaque, to the people of Cyprus. The sample was collected in December 1972 during the Apollo 17 mission to the Moon....

13. Lunar rock sample collected 50 years ago is in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lunar-rock-sample-collected-50-years-ago-is-in-cyprus

A lunar sample collected 50 years ago during the United States Apollo 17 mission in December 1972 is now in Cyprus, the US Embassy in Nicosia has announced....

14. Cyprus aims for Mars with X-Ray rock dating instrument

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-aims-for-mars-with-x-ray-rock-dating-instrument

Cyprus aims to join the global space exploration drive by developing a compact, X-Ray instrument capable of dating Martian soil and rock samples...

15. SpaceX delivers two NASA astronauts to ISS

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Nearly 24 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule delivered NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station on Sunday, marking the first US space capsule to do so with a crew since 2011...

16. First mom in space visits Nicosia

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Retired NASA astronaut Anna Lee Fisher, the first mother in space, will help Cyprus celebrate the 50th anniversary since man landed on the moon...

17. Number of Cypriots who want to send their names to Mars rises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/number-of-cypriots-who-want-to-send-their-names-to-mars-rises

18. Soyuz rocket launch fails mid air (video)

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19. Cyprus poses for the camera up in space

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Well known German astronaut Alexander Gerst says it is not possible to miss Cyprus from space, and he proved it with a post on social media...

20. 'Bonfire of the Vanities' author Tom Wolfe dead at 88

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/bonfire-of-the-vanities-author-tom-wolfe-dead-at-88

Tom Wolfe, an early practitioner of “new journalism” who captured the mood and culture of America across five decades with books including “The Bonfire of the Vanities,” “The Right Stuff,” and “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test,” has died at the age of 88...

21. World pays tribute to a brilliant mind

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/world-pays-tribute-to-a-brilliant-mind

“His theories unlocked a universe of possibilities that we and the world are exploring"...

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