Astronaut breaks US space record, gets call from Trump

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the U.S. record Monday for most time in space and talked up Mars…

China launches its 1st unmanned cargo spacecraft

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China on Thursday launched its first unmanned cargo spacecraft on a mission to dock with the country’s space station…

Ocean world near Saturn top contender for life beyond Earth

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A tiny, ice-encrusted ocean world orbiting Saturn is now a hotter-than-ever candidate for potential life…