apan’s ‘Moon Sniper’ lander took off from Tanegashima Space Centre aboard a H-IIA rocket in September (STR). Photo: AFP

Japan’s ‘Moon Sniper’ lands but power running low

Tokyo, Japan – Japan on Saturday became the fifth nation to achieve a soft lunar landing, but said its “Moon Sniper” spacecraft was running out of power due to a solar…

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Thailand to launch its second Earth satellite next week

Thailand is set to launch it second Earth observation satellite, THEOS-2, on October 7 at 8.36am (GMT +7) from the Guiana space centre in South America, marking a significant milestone…

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‘sPace’ dynamic prosthetic foot

An award for an invented product, from NRCT 2023, has gone to the ‘sPace’ Dynamic Prosthetic Foot, from Thai medical researchers and innovators. It offers a human prosthetic foot that…

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China plans to land astronauts on moon before 2030, expand space station, bring on foreign partners

China’s burgeoning space program plans to place astronauts on the moon before 2030 and expand the country’s orbiting space station, officials said Monday. Monday’s announcement comes amid against the background…

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Thailand to send its first Earth exploration satellite into orbit this year

Thailand plans to launch its first industrial-grade Earth exploration satellite this year, Deputy Government Spokesman Rachada Dhnadirek said on Thursday. The main satellite, THEOS-2, is the product of joint cooperation…

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Galactic photo shoot captures 3 billion stars

A galactic photo shoot has captured more than 3 billion stars and galaxies in one of the biggest sky surveys ever. A dark-energy camera on a telescope in Chile made…

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US vows to defend space with Japan, deploy mobile Marines as China worries grow

The United States said Wednesday that attacks in space would invoke its defense treaty with Japan and announced the deployment of a more agile Marine unit in its ally as alarm grows over China. Weeks…

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This handout picture obtained from the NASA website on January 6, 2022 shows the Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) that was discovered by astronomers using the wide-field survey camera at the Zwicky Transient Facility this year in early March. NASA/AFP

Once in 50,000-year comet may be visible to the naked eye

A newly discovered comet could be visible to the naked eye as it shoots past Earth and the Sun in the coming weeks for the first time in 50,000 years, astronomers have said. The comet is called C/2022 E3 (ZTF)…

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In this photo provided by NASA, from left to right, European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet, NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Shane Kimbrough, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Akihiko Hoshide gesture inside the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft onboard the SpaceX GO Navigator recovery ship shortly after having landed in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola, Fla., Monday, Nov. 8, 2021. The astronauts returned to Earth on Monday to end a 200-day space station mission that began last spring. (Aubrey Gemignani/NASA via AP)

SpaceX returns 4 astronauts to Earth, ending 200-day flight

Four astronauts returned to Earth on Monday, riding home with SpaceX to end a 200-day space station mission that began last spring. Their capsule streaked through the late night sky…

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France launches state-of-art military communications satellite

France has successfully launched a state-of-the-art satellite into orbit, designed to allow all of France’s armed forces across the globe to communicate swiftly and securely.    Paris created a space…

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In this photo taken from video footage released by Roscosmos Space Agency, actress Yulia Peresild, left, film director Klim Shipenko, right, and cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov sit in the first row among other participants of the mission in the International Space Station, ISS, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021. Russian actress Yulia Peresild and a film director Klim Shipenko rocketed to space Tuesday on a mission to make the world’s first movie in orbit, a project the Kremlin said will help burnish the nation’s space glory. (Roscosmos Space Agency via AP)

Russian film crew in orbit to make first movie in space

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian actor and a film director rocketed to space Tuesday on a mission to make the world’s first movie in orbit, a project the Kremlin said will…

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 19, 2018 Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos provides the keynote address at the Air Force Association’s Annual Air, Space & Cyber Conference in Oxen Hill, MD. – Jeff Bezos sets his sights on a new frontier in space in the coming days after building a gargantuan business empire which has in many ways conquered the Earth. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP)

Amazon magnate Bezos ready to ride his own rocket to space

Washington (AFP) – The wealthiest man on the planet Jeff Bezos will ride his own rocket to outer space on Tuesday, a key moment for a fledgling industry seeking to make the…

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Virgin Galactic’s passenger rocket plane VSS Unity, carrying Richard Branson and crew, begins its ascent to the edge of space above Spaceport America near Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, U.S. July 11, 2021 in a still image from video. Virgin Galactic/Handout via REUTERS.

Billionaire Branson soars to space aboard Virgin Galactic flight

New Mexico (Reuters) – British billionaire Richard Branson on Sunday soared more than 50 miles above the New Mexico desert aboard his Virgin Galactic rocket plane and safely returned in the vehicle’s first fully crewed test flight to space, a symbolic milestone…

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This combination of file pictures created on July 1, 2021 shows Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos (L) speaking on October 22, 2019 after receiving the 2019 International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Excellence in Industry Award during the the 70th International Astronautical Congress at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, and Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson speaking at an event to unveil the first commercial space wear in Yonkers, New York, on October 16, 2019. – British billionaire Richard Branson plans to travel to space as early as July 11 aboard a Virgin Galactic spacecraft, his company said in a statement on July 1, 2021. If the schedule holds, Branson would make it to the cosmos before rival billionaire Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder who said he would travel to space aboard a spacecraft belonging to his company Blue Origin on July 20. (Photos by MANDEL NGAN and Don EMMERT / AFP)

Richard Branson planning trip to space ahead of rival Bezos

Washington, United States (AFP) – British billionaire Richard Branson one-upped his  rival Jeff Bezos on Thursday, announcing  that he too will travel to space — as many as nine days ahead of the…

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A squid is shown at a lab in Honolulu on June 11, 2021. Dozens of baby squid from Hawaii are in space for study. The baby Hawaiian bobtail squid were raised at the University of Hawaii’s Kewalo Marine Laboratory and were blasted into space earlier this month on a SpaceX resupply mission to the International Space Station. (Craig T. Kojima, Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

NASA sends squid from Hawaii into space for research

HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of baby squid from Hawaii are in space for study. The baby Hawaiian bobtail squid were raised at the University of Hawaii’s Kewalo Marine Laboratory and…

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(FILES) This file photo taken on June 9, 2021 shows a Long March-2F carrier rocket carrying the Shenzhou-12 spacecraft for China’s first manned mission to its new space station, scheduled for June 17, at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the country’s northwestern Gansu province. – The first crew for China’s new space station prepared to blast off on June 17, 2021 for the latest step in Beijing’s ambitious programme to establish itself as a space power. (Photo by STR / China News Service (CNS) / AFP) / China OUT / TO GO WITH China-space,ADVANCER by Ludovic Ehret and Poornima Weerasekara

China ready to launch first crew to new space station

The first crew for China’s new space station prepared to blast off this week for the latest step in Beijing’s ambitious programme to establish itself as a space power. The…

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FILE – In this Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks during his news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. Bezos will be among the people on Blue Origin’s first human space flight next month. The company said in a post Monday, June 7, 2021, that Bezos will be joined on the New Shepard flight by his brother Mark and the winner of an online auction. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Bezos plans to go to space aboard Blue Origin flight in July

Jeff Bezos will be aboard for Blue Origin’s first human space flight next month. In an Instagram post on Monday, Bezos said he, his brother, and the winner of an…

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Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa in September, 2018 in Hawthorne, California. (Photo by DAVID MCNEW / AFP)

Japanese billionaire Maezawa to travel to International Space Station in December

Japanese billionaire entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa and his assistant Yozo Hirano will be the next tourists to travel to the International Space Station (ISS), Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said Thursday. Maezawa…

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Schools told to open spaces for students to discuss politics and education

In another move to appease protesting students, Deputy Permanent Secretary at Thailand’s Ministry of Education, Ms. Duriya Amatavivat, issued an urgent order today instructing all schools to provide space for…

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City Hall to introduce proper motorcycle taxi stops on street pavements

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has come up with an idea to carve out spaces on pedestrian’s footpaths to accommodate motorcycle taxi stands so that they would not trespass roads. There…

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