Record-breaking Russian cosmonaut Valery Polyakov dies

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Record-breaking Russian cosmonaut Valery Polyakov dies
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Record-breaking Russian cosmonaut Valery Polyakov dies 

Russian cosmonaut Valery Polyakov has died at the age of 80.
Polyakov holds the record for the longest-ever trip to space – a massive 437 full days orbiting the Earth between 1994 and 1995 on the Mir space station.

Iran set for test launch of new space rocket
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Iran set for test launch of new space rocket

Arab News says Iran said on Wednesday it intended to conduct a test launch of its new solid-fueled rocket, despite a series of catastrophic failures and growing evidence that Israel may be sabotaging Tehran’s aerospace program.

NASA launches first ever asteroid deflection mission
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NASA launches first ever asteroid deflection mission

Sky News says A spacecraft has been launched from California this morning carrying with it humanity’s greatest hopes of being able to protect our planet from a cataclysmic asteroid impact.