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An assault on the senses: What attending a rocket launch is like

In the heat of a Kazakhstan night, we stood 900m (2,952ft) from the launchpad where a Soyuz rocket readied for take-off. 

  • July 20th 2019 at 21:40
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The Dish town celebrates key role in moon landing broadcast

The Australian town that saved the day to broadcast the moon landing live is celebrating its role in history.

  • July 20th 2019 at 11:42

Last man on moon warns new lunar missions of 'deep space risks'

Harrison Schmitt says he doesn't much enjoy travelling by air these days.

  • July 18th 2019 at 12:30

Dustbusters to baby formula: Moon landing inspired tech we still use today

It has been 50 years since the world first heard Neil Armstrong's famous phrase: "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."

  • July 9th 2019 at 18:48

SpaceX can beat NASA and land on moon 'within two years', says Musk

Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of SpaceX, has claimed it would be easier for his company to land on the moon than try to convince NASA that the company is up to the task.

  • July 19th 2019 at 16:09

Intelligence committee: New PM must make Huawei decision quickly

The intelligence and security committee of parliament has called for the next prime minister to quickly make a decision on Huawei's role in the UK's 5G infrastrucutre.

  • July 19th 2019 at 12:27

Red wine could protect astronauts flying to Mars

A chemical in red wine known as resveratrol could prevent astronauts' muscles becoming weak in the reduced gravity environment on Mars, a new study as found.

  • July 19th 2019 at 10:23

BBC and ITV to launch BritBox streaming service to rival Netflix

The BBC and ITV have signed a deal to launch subscription service BritBox in the UK before the end of the year.

  • July 19th 2019 at 10:50

Millions of butterflies flying to UK in 'once-in-a-decade' phenomenon

The UK could be experiencing a "once-in-a-decade" wildlife phenomenon, scientists have said.

  • July 19th 2019 at 10:32

Mars missions and rockets: Cornwall in deep-space revolution

Scientists at a satellite earth station in Cornwall say they will be able to provide deep-space communication facilities for missions to Mars within the next five years. 

  • July 19th 2019 at 07:04

Music 'just as effective' as drugs for calming nerves before surgery

"Music has charms to sooth a savage breast," the poet William Congreve said back in 1697. 

  • July 19th 2019 at 03:51

Migrants to be tracked by digital IDs post-Brexit

New migrants moving to the UK to work after Brexit will be given unique digital identities and have their visa applications filtered by "automated checks", according to a leaked Home Office presentation seen by Sky News.

  • July 18th 2019 at 15:57

ยฃ212m login system on government websites may need to be ditched

The government's flagship digital ID programme, Verify, has been as mismanaged as Crossrail according to a review of major projects, raising questions about the Cabinet Office wasting £212m of taxpayers' money.

  • July 18th 2019 at 14:55

EU fines Qualcomm ยฃ217m for forcing UK rival out of the market

The European Commission has fined American chipmaker Qualcomm €242m (£217m) for abusing its market dominance with the aim of forcing British rival Icera out of the market.

  • July 18th 2019 at 12:22

Excitement as rocket set for launch on moon landing anniversary

The early bird catches the rocket, so alarms were set for 3.30am and a convoy of coaches set off from the city of Baikonur in Kazakhstan before sunrise.

  • July 18th 2019 at 12:10

Climate change displaced 55 species from UK in last decade

A new study utilising social media images of animals online has revealed that at least 55 species in the UK have been displaced by climate change over the last decade.

  • July 18th 2019 at 11:09

Celebs flock to FaceApp - but what are the risks?

An app which artificially alters faces to make them look older has gone viral on social media over the past few days, with people rushing to download it and take part in the #FaceAppChallenge.

  • July 18th 2019 at 10:00

Instagram hides likes in trial to 'remove pressure'

Instagram is hiding the number of likes on posts in seven countries to "remove pressure" on users.

  • July 18th 2019 at 05:53

EU to investigate Amazon over use of sellers' data

The EU's competition regulator is to investigate the use of sellers' data by Amazon - the latest big multinational firm to face pressure over exploitation of customer information.

  • July 17th 2019 at 12:33
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