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SpaceX capsule streaks across the sky before splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico – video

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Four astronauts strapped inside a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule have splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida coast, ending a six-month Nasa mission onboard the International Space Station and a day-lon...

1887 time capsule apparently found under Robert E Lee statue pedestal – video

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A long-sought 1887 time capsule appears to have been found under a pedestal that once held a statue of the Confederate general Robert E Lee in Richmond, Virginia. Media reports described a capsule with dozens of artef...

SpaceX capsule splashes down after astronauts’ six months onboard ISS

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Four astronauts strapped inside a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule have splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida coast, ending a six-month Nasa mission onboard the International Space Station and a daylong...

Decaying but beloved, Tokyo’s Capsule Tower faces uncertain future

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It is an architectural curiosity that attracts admirers from around the world, an asymmetric stack of identical concrete boxes in a neighbourhood dominated by the gleaming glass edifices of corporate Japan. But after ...

Conservators open time capsule found in Robert E Lee statue’s pedestal – video

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For the second time in a month, conservation experts in Virginia opened an apparent time capsule found in the remnants of a pedestal that once held a statue of Confederate general Robert E Lee.State officials hope Tue...

Capsule of 1765 air reveals ancient histories hidden under Antarctic ice

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An ampoule of Antarctic air from the year 1765 forms the centrepiece of a new exhibition that reveals the hidden histories contained in polar ice to visitors attending the Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow. The arti...

Virginia conservators open time capsule found in Robert E Lee statue’s pedestal

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More than 130 years after a time capsule was deposited in the pedestal of a statue of the Confederate general Robert E Lee, and after one false start, conservators in Virginia were finally able to open the long sought...