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NASA's Hague thanks rescuers, supporters after Soyuz incident

Washington, Oct 12 (efe-epa).- US astronaut Nick Hague thanked rescuers and supporters after a failure on one of the rockets of the Soyuz MS-10 forced the...

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Virtual reality reigns supreme in LatAm's foremost video game show

Sao Paulo, Oct 11 (efe-epa).- The 2018 edition of Brasil Game Show kicked off this week, offering visitors a chance to explore mysterious caves, travel to...

Life-like robot, Sophia, on jury panel for Ukrainian robotics competition

Kiev (Ukraine), Oct 11 (efe-epa).- The most advanced robot developed by Hanson Robotic Company was on Thursday part of the panel for the final of an...

Soyuz forced to return to Earth after suffering a booster failure

Baikonur Cosmodrome (Kazakhstan), Oct 11 (efe-epa).- Two astronauts on a Soyuz spacecraft were forced to perform an emergency landing and return to Earth on...

Soyuz forced to return to Earth after suffering a booster failure

Moscow, Oct 11 (EFE).- A Soyuz spacecraft was forced to return to Earth on Thursday shortly after launching from the leased Russian Baikonur cosmodrome in...

20 fast radio bursts detected in deep space

Sydney, Australia, Oct 11 (EFE).- Australian astronomers have discovered 20 fast radio bursts, likely from an object between six and eight billion light...

Astronaut Hague feeling excitement, uncertainty before 1st space flight

Washington, Oct 10 (efe-epa).- Just hours before his first space flight, US astronaut Tyler "Nick" Hague is not thinking about the big achievements to come...

Spain's 2033 population will rise to 49 million people: One in four, over 65

Madrid, Oct 10 (efe-epa).- A report released on Wednesday by the Spanish Statistical office (INE) suggested that in 15 years Spain will have increased its...

Future space tourist, Yusaku Maezawa, to travel to Moon with 8 artists

Tokyo, Oct 9 (efe-epa).- Japanese billionaire and art collector, Yusaku Maezawa, who will be the first tourist to go to the Moon, said Tuesday that he hopes...

Soyuz spacecraft gets ready for expedition to International Space Station

Kazakhstan, Oct 9 (efe-epa).- The Soyuz booster rocket and MS-10 spacecraft were Tuesday placed on the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan,...

New star discovered, identified as one of the oldest objects in Milky Way

Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain), Oct 8 (EFE).- An international team of astrophysicists on Monday discovered a star with very low levels of metallicity,...

Report: Tesla is a test case for California's push to add women to boards

Los Angeles (USA), Oct 6 (efe-epa).- California has just passed a law requiring publicly traded companies with more than five directors to have at least two...

Scientists from France, Uruguay, US make progress in ALS treatment

Montevideo, Oct 5 (efe-epa).- Research carried out by French, US and Uruguayan scientists on immune cells that act upon chronic inflammation from...

Study: modern humans inherited defenses against viruses from Neanderthals

Madrid, Oct 4 (efe-epa).- A study published on Thursday has found evidence that the modern humans that arrived in Eurasia 70,000 years ago inherited the...

Europe's space agency begins building phase to search for Earth-like planets

Berlin, Oct 4 (efe-epa).- The European Space Agency, which has said it intends to launch an observatory in order to look for and study planets outside our...

Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft leaves International Space Station, returns to Earth

Moscow, Oct 4 (efe-epa).- A Russian Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft on Thursday left the International Space Station and started its journey back to Earth with three...

Lisbon will continue to host largest technology conference until 2028

Lisbon, Oct 3 (efe-epa).- Portugal on Wednesday agreed to invest 11 million euros ($12.7million) a year over the next decade in the largest technology...

Facebook's Instagram suffers worldwide outage as new head of app takes over

Madrid, Oct 3 (efe-epa).- Facebook Inc.'s photo-sharing social network Instagram suffered a worldwide outage Wednesday but has since resumed service for...

Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Arnold, Smith, Winter for work on proteins

Copenhagen, Oct 3 (efe-epa).- Frances H. Arnold and George Smith of the United States, as well as Sir Gregory P. Winter of the United Kingdom, were on...

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