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Cassini spacecraft ends 13-year odyssey with fiery plunge into Saturn

- The U.S. space agency NASA received a final signal from its Cassini spacecraft on Friday as it ended a groundbreaking, 13-year Saturn mission with a meteor-like plunge into the ringed planet's atmosphere.

Fiery farewell to cap Cassini spacecraft's 13-year Saturn mission

- U.S. space agency NASA's Cassini spacecraft will end its groundbreaking 13-year mission to Saturn on Friday with a meteor-like plunge into the ringed planet's atmosphere, transmitting data until the final fiery moment.

U.S., Russian crew transfer to space station after Soyuz flight

BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan - Two U.S. astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, about six hours after their Soyuz spacecraft blasted off from Kazakhstan, a NASA TV broadcast showed.

Spectacular Northern Light display illuminates Finnish sky

- Green, purple, pink and yellow lights danced across the sky in striking aurora displays over northern Finland early on Friday.

Drinks industry distorts alcohol cancer risk: scientists

LONDON, Sept 7 - The alcohol industry uses denial, distortion and distraction to mislead people about the risks of developing cancer from drinking, often employing similar tactics to those of the tobacco industry, a study said on Thursday.

Arianespace aborts satellite launch seconds before lift-off

FRANKFURT - European satellite launching firm Arianespace said it had called off the launch of two communications satellites seconds before lift-off on Tuesday, citing unspecified problems.