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NASA's Mars helicopter succeeds in historic first flight

Washington - NASA successfully flew its tiny helicopter Ingenuity on Mars early Monday, the first powered flight on another planet and a feat a top engineer called "our Wright brothers' moment."At 3:34 am Eastern Time (0734 GMT), the four pound (1.

With SpaceX partnership, ISS enters its 'Golden Age' — but what comes next?

Washington - After 20 years of continuous habitation, the International Space Station has entered its "Golden Age" and is abuzz with activity -- thanks in large part to the return of US rocket launches via commercial partner SpaceX.

France extends weekend lockdown to northern region

Paris - Hundreds of thousands of people in northern France went back into lockdown Saturday, while health officials stepped up a nationwide vaccination campaign to make up ground after a slow start.

SpaceX: more risks, better rockets?

Washington - A prototype of SpaceX's unmanned rocket Starship exploded on Wednesday, the third time a test flight ended in flames.

French ex-PM Balladur should get suspended sentence: prosecutors

Paris - Prosecutors in the corruption trial for former French prime minister Edouard Balladur on Tuesday called for him to be sentenced to a one-year suspended prison term.

French trial opens for ex-PM Balladur over 'Karachi' kickbacks

Paris - Former French prime minister Edouard Balladur appeared in court Tuesday on charges he used kickbacks from 1990s arms deals to help finance a presidential bid, in a case that has already seen six people sentenced to prison terms.

Canada arrests fashion exec accused in US of sex crimes

Montr - Canadian police announced Tuesday the arrest of fashion executive Peter Nygard at the request of the US justice system, which is seeking his extradition to stand trial for sex crimes.

In US, vaccine operation soon to be put to the test

Washington - Trucks and cargo planes are at the ready to distribute millions of doses of coronavirus vaccine across the United States, a complex task led by a four-star general that will ultimately proceed more slowly than initially expected.

US Operation Warp Speed backed vaccines for whole world

Washington - President Donald Trump's announcement in May of plans to develop a Covid-19 vaccine by year's end is near realization -- despite a setback among one of the six candidates that the US supported.

Covid vaccines: Why the safety process reassures experts

Washington - Covid-19 vaccine emergency approvals are around the corner, makers are preparing to ship millions of doses -- and experts are trying to reassure the public that the record-breaking speed of development hasn't compromised safety.

Can surgical masks be reused?

Paris - Health authorities say the most widespread anti-Covid weapon -- surgical masks -- must be thrown away after a single use, but environmental concerns are pushing some scientists to question this recommendation.

NASA asteroid surface sampling likely successful

Washington - NASA on Wednesday released its first images of a sampling operation carried out on the asteroid Bennu, which appeared to show successful recovery of rock and dust, or as one official put it, "the kind of mess we were hoping for.

NASA asteroid surface sampling likely successful

Washington - NASA on Wednesday released its first images of a sampling operation carried out on the asteroid Bennu, which appeared to show successful recovery of rock and dust, or as one official put it, "the kind of mess we were hoping for.

NASA asteroid surface sampling likely successful

Washington - NASA on Wednesday released its first images of a sampling operation carried out on the asteroid Bennu, which appeared to show successful recovery of rock and dust, or as one official put it, "the kind of mess we were hoping for.

Russia shuns US lunar program, as space cooperation under threat

Washington - Russia is unlikely to participate in the Moon-orbiting station planned by the United States, a Russian official said Monday, marking the probable end of the type of close cooperation seen for two decades on the International Space Station (ISS).

Canada suspends weapons sales to Turkey

Ottawa - Canada announced Monday the suspension of arms exports to NATO ally Turkey as Ottawa investigates the alleged use of its military technologies in the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict.

ISS moves to avoid space debris

Washington - Astronauts on the International Space Station carried out an "avoidance maneuver" Tuesday to ensure they would not be hit by a piece of debris, said US space agency NASA, urging better management of objects in Earth's orbit.

Moderna shares Covid-19 vaccine trial blueprints, Pfizer follows

Washington - US biotech firm Moderna, one of nine companies in the late stages of clinical trials for a Covid-19 vaccine, became the first to publish the complete blueprints of its study following calls for greater transparency.

Poor countries desperate for Covid vaccines may be outbid by richer neighbors

Washington - Richard Hatchett, the head of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), is worried.

Poor countries desperate for Covid vaccines may be outbid by richer neighbors

Washington - Richard Hatchett, the head of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), is worried.

Poor countries desperate for Covid vaccines may be outbid by richer neighbors

Washington - Richard Hatchett, the head of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), is worried.

Ammonium nitrate: fertilizer behind many industrial accidents

Washington - Ammonium nitrate, which Lebanese authorities have said caused the devastating Beirut blast, is an odorless crystalline substance commonly used as a fertilizer and has caused numerous industrial explosions over the decades.

America's first crewed spaceship in decade splashes down off Florida

Washington - America's first crewed spaceship to fly to the International Space Station in nearly a decade returned to Earth safely on Sunday, splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico.

Mars-bound: NASA's life-seeking rover Perseverance on an astrobiology mission

Cape Canaveral - NASA's latest Mars rover Perseverance launches Thursday on an astrobiology mission to look for signs of ancient microbial life -- and to fly a helicopter-drone on another world for the first time.

Room with a view: Virgin Galactic gives peek at spacecraft cabin

Washington - The Virgin Galactic spaceship that will someday carry very moneyed tourists boasts windows and cameras galore for easy selfies with planet Earth.

NASA hits Boeing with 80 recommendations before next space test

Washington - NASA has drawn up a list of 80 recommendations that US aerospace giant Boeing will have to address before attempting to refly its Starliner space capsule, following the failure of an uncrewed test last year.

NASA renames Washington HQ for 'Hidden Figures' trailblazer

Washington - NASA said Wednesday that it will rename its Washington headquarters after its first black female engineer, Mary Jackson, whose story was told in the hit film "Hidden Figures.""Mary W.

The Lancet doubts over hydroxychloroquine study see WHO restart trials

Paris - The WHO announced Wednesday the resumption of its hydroxychloroquine trials after The Lancet cast doubt over a large-scale study it published last month that led to temporary suspension of testing of the drug.

The Lancet casts doubt over hydroxychloroquine study

Paris - The Lancet has issued an "expression of concern" over a large-scale study of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine it published that led to the World Health Organization suspending clinical trials of the anti-viral drugs as a potential treatment for COVID...

'Go for launch': SpaceX, NASA set for milestone mission

SpaceX's landmark launch to the International Space Station -- the first crewed mission to blast off from US soil in almost a decade and a first for the commercial sector -- was set to proceed on time Wednesday, following weather worries.
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