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Jeff Bezos: Offer came six days after he flew alongside three crewmates to the edge of space. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty

Fresh off his trip to space, billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos on Monday offered to cover up to $2 billion (€1.7bn) in Nasa costs if the US space age(...)

Venus made with data from the Magellan spacecraft and Pioneer Venus Orbiter. Photograph: NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP

Nasa has announced two robotic missions to Venus after decades of exploring other worlds. The space agency will return to Earth’s closest neighbour w(...)

The Long March 5B rocket, carrying China’s Tianhe space station core module, lifting off from the Wenchang Space Launch Centre in southern China’s Hainan province. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

China’s space agency said a core segment of its biggest rocket re-entered Earth’s atmosphere above the Maldives in the Indian Ocean on Sunday, most of(...)

US President Donald Trump’s supporters celebrate in front of the Versailles restaurant in Miami. Photograph: EPA

Joe Biden’s best chance of swiftly capturing the White House slipped away when the Latino voters of Miami handed Florida back to Donald Trump by an in(...)

Bill Nelson at the Cité de l’Espace in Toulouse with a model of Curiosity rover vehicle, which was used on Mars.
Welcome to my place... Toulouse
  • Abroad
  • March 15, 2020, 06:00

Ireland may not have taken on France in the Six Nations on Saturday, March 14th after the game in the Stade de France was postponed, but Bill Nelson, (...)

The Chantilly chateau horse museum.

Bill Nelson worked in France until 2012 and had an apartment in Chantilly with his wife, Marie, for eight years. He walked the streets, chateau ground(...)

Diaz  and Santo in Little Havana, Miami: fled Cuba after Fidel Castro took power and are now American citizens who support Donald Trump. Photograph: Suzanne Lynch

Democrats may have taken over the city of Miami this week for the first debate of the 2020 US election season, but Republicans have not lost sight of (...)

Republican US Senate candidate Rick Scott  with his daughter Alison at his midterm election night party in Naples, Florida, on November 6th. Mr Scott took 50.05 per cent of the recounted vote. Photograph: Joe Skipper/Reuters

Republicans look set to widen their majority in the US Senate after two Florida recounts – one by machine, one manual – confirmed that the state’s out(...)

Palm Beach County election officials prepare to recount ballots in West Palm Beach, Florida. Photograph:  Michele Eve Sandberg / AFP

Florida election officials on Thursday were racing toward a deadline to finish a recount of ballots in close races for the US Senate and governor’s se(...)

US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Bloomberg

Donald Trump has claimed without evidence that people wear disguises to vote illegally in Florida as the state hurtles towards a Thursday deadline for(...)

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