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The supersonic vehicle could still race at 1,000mph after an entrepreneur bought the business.
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The BBC's Matt McGrath looks back at key developments at UN climate talks that have ended in Poland.
Nearly 200 nations agree rules on implementing 2015 Paris agreement at UN climate talks in Poland.
Climate talks are in an extra day as negotiators try to agree the next steps for the Paris agreement.
Rows continue over the issue of paying poorer countries for damages caused by rising temperatures.
It took five weeks of round-the-clock treatment to keep Benedicte alive after her mother died.
People will have to separate their food waste to combat methane emissions
When the US space agency's next rover gets to Mars in 2021, it will seek evidence of ancient life.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket ship has made a successful test flight, 82.7km above the Earth's surface.
Scientists have already planned the route Nasa's next robot will drive when it lands on Mars in 2021.
Studying ice cores on a small island in the South Atlantic will help us understand why Antarctica's glaciers are melting.
Weary delegates enter the last official day of UN climate talks with many critical issues undecided.
Nasa's Juno mission to Jupiter has reached its halfway mark and has revealed new views of the planet.
The latest test flight by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic makes it to the edge of space and back.
Astronaut Nick Hague is ready for his next space flight attempt, after the first mission was aborted.
Stunning images from Nasa's Jupiter "JunoCam" show huge, "endless storms" at the planet's poles.
UN secretary general tells climate negotiators in Poland that failure to make progress would be a desperate blow for the planet.
Having become the closest-ever human-made object to our star, the Parker spacecraft returns returns its first data
Snowy mountain winters are being squeezed into shorter periods, threatening water supplies and increasing wildfire risk.