Space exploration

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    Video caption: China is making ‘rapid progress’ in space

    The country's recent success shows it has a mature space programme, astrophysicist Dr Argo says.

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    Video caption: Shenzhou-12: Chinese astronauts dock with new space station

    Shenzhou-12 docked with the new Tiangong space station as part of China's longest crewed mission to date.

  3. Chinese astronauts begin three-month space mission

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    Video caption: It is China's longest mission to date and they will work on a new space station

    The launch and subsequent mission are another demonstration of China's growing confidence and capability in the space domain.

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    Video caption: Shenzhou-12: China launches three astronauts into orbit

    China successfully launches the Shenzhou-12 capsule, containing crew for the country's new space station.

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    Video caption: Venus: Missions to shed light on inferno world - astronomer

    Nasa's missions could show why Venus is so different to Earth, a Royal Observatory astronomer says.

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    Video caption: Virgin Galactic rocket plane soars to edge of space

    Sir Richard Branson's spaceplane completes the first of three key test flights above New Mexico.

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    Video caption: A final test for James Webb telescope's golden mirrors

    Engineers are almost done building and testing the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope.