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Look Out, Mars: Here We Come With a Fleet of Spacecraft

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Mars is about to be invaded by planet Earth — big time. Three countries — the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates — are sending unmanned spacecraft to the red planet in quick succession beginning this week, in the most s...
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Israeli Spacecraft Crashes in Attempt to Land on Moon

YEHUD, Israel — An Israeli spacecraft crashed into the moon just moments before touchdown, failing in an ambitious attempt to make history Thursday as the first privately funded lunar landing. The spacecraft lost communication with ground control during its...
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Israel Flying to Moon After SpaceX Launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country's first attempted lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX. "We thought it's about time for a change, a...