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25 May 2020
China is targeting a July launch for its ambitious plans for a Mars mission which will include landing a remote-controlled robot on the surface of the red planet
6 May 2020
Tom Cruise will film his next Hollywood blockbuster on location, 250 miles up in the air, and orbiting the Earth once every 90 minutes as reported by AFP. The "Top Gun" star is flying through the stratosphere to shoot an as-yet-unknown film aboard the International Space Station (ISS), NASA said on Tuesday. The American space…
3 Feb 2020
Recently, the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu said the vision to launch Nigeria into space is still on course and will be actualized in no distant time.
25 Jan 2020
Ever attended a wedding ceremony and you feel choked due to the brevity of space? You can’t move freely, there is hardly enough sitting space, let alone space for merriment.....
12 May 2019
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the Federal Government’s interest in developing astronomy and space science was for the nation to aspire for technological development. Speaking at Nsukka, Enugu State, during the commissioning of Astronomy Observatory Complex of the Centre for Basic Space Science (CBSS), Onu said the Federal Government…
2 Apr 2019
The Federal Government is partnering the Republic of India on space research, peaceful use of atomic energy and biotechnology in the country. Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, stated yesterday in Abuja, when the High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, Abhay Thakur, paid him a visit, that the partnership would improve the relationship…
5 Jan 2019
Russia's space agency on Saturday demanded an explanation after NASA put off a planned visit to the United States by Russia's controversial space chief. Dmitry Rogozin, a firebrand nationalist politician known for his anti-Western rhetoric, was set to visit the US in February but NASA said Friday that it was postponing his visit indefinitely. Rogozin,…
2 Nov 2017
Three and a half years before Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space, a dog called Laika was in 1957 the first living creature to orbit the Earth.
24 Jul 2017
The Moon, long thought to be a dry, inhospitable orb, hosts surprisingly large sub-surface water reserves, which one day may quench the thirst of lunar explorers from Earth, scientists said Monday.
18 Jul 2017
Some very "peculiar signals" have been noticed coming from a star just 11 light-years away, scientists in Puerto Rico say.
31 May 2017
The growing amount of fast-moving space debris orbiting the Earth could lead to catastrophic collisions with satellites, hurting economies, researchers warned Wednesday ahead of a summit to coordinate efforts to remove the junk.
24 May 2017
Freeze-dried mouse sperm that spent nine months in space has been used to produce healthy rodent offspring back on Earth, Japanese researchers said this week.

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The maiden edition of an initiative tagged, ‘Book Reading & Good Vibes’ targeted at promoting book writing and reading took place on Thursday in Abuja. The event was organized by an Abuja-based publishing company, in partnership with other Bookstores – a leading book retail chain, and iCentra Learning – a top professional capacity development company…
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Robert Lewandowski, one of the most prolific strikers in club football, finally got the first World Cup goal of his career when he netted against Saudi Arabia on Saturday.