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An Uncontrolled Chinese Rocket Body Is Returning From Space. Where Will It Land?

Construction of China’s Tiangong space station continued smoothly this week with the launch and docking of Wentian, a laboratory module.…

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Heads Up, Again: China Set to Launch Space Station Module With Giant Rocket

Another big Chinese rocket is about to go up on Sunday, and once again, no one knows where or when…

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NASA’s Return to the Moon Starts With Launching a 55-Pound Cube

In the coming years, NASA will be busy at the moon. A giant rocket will loft a capsule with no…

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Arts

A Rebranded ‘92NY’ Is Getting a Long-Awaited Renovation

Changes are afoot at the 92nd Street Y. For starters, that’s not technically its name anymore. After emerging from a…

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How to Wash Your Hair in Space

“Some of the water always floats away,” says the retired astronaut Karen Nyberg, who spent 180 days in space, including…

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Real Estate

$1 Million Homes in California

$1 Million Homes in California 24 Photos View Slide Show › Aerious PlusMonrovia | $998,000 A 1923 bungalow with one…

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Colin Cantwell, ‘Star Wars’ Spacecraft Designer, Dies at 90

Colin Cantwell, an animator, conceptual artist and computer expert who played significant production roles in seminal science fiction films like…

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Your Friday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this newsletter in your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest at the end of…

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A NASA astronaut will soon fly home to Earth in a Russian spacecraft. Here’s how to watch.

Late on Tuesday evening, Mark Vande Hei, like many NASA astronauts before him, will enter a Russian spacecraft docked at…

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Mission to Mars with Russia this year is now ‘very unlikely,’ European Space Agency says.

The planned launch in 2022 of a European space mission with Russia to land a robot on Mars is now…

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