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NATO reveals new space fleet

The US-led military bloc will use commercial satellites to improve intelligence gathering NATO has announced a new space project that aims to create a fleet of spy satellites. The initiative, which includes NATO applicants Sweden and Finland, involves not only national but commercial assets. The project, which is called ‘Alliance …

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Europe names world’s first disabled astronaut

The European Space Agency on Wednesday named the first ever “parastronaut” in a major step towards allowing people with physical disabilities to work and live in space. The 22-nation agency said it had selected former British Paralympic sprinter John McFall as part of a new generation of 17 recruits picked …

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Nasa’s Artemis 1 rocket blasts off to the moon

The uncrewed mission around the moon will pave the way for a crewed flight test and future human lunar exploration. Nasa’s Artemis moon mission has successfully lifted off Earth, heralding a new era for lunar exploration which will eventually see humans return to the moon. After a series of failed …

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