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Here is a 'What am I' riddle...

I will go up but I won't come down?

There is a lot about me on the news

I will go up in the near future

What am I?

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  • $\begingroup$ I've added the "outer-space" tag, feel free to remove it if it does not fit your riddle. $\endgroup$ – Fabich Jun 22 '16 at 10:01
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I guess:

The applicants of Mars-One project?

I will go up but I won't come down?

That's what will be going on there. The passengers will never return. No idea about the question-mark though.

There is a lot about me on the news

For example, on CNN.

I will go up in the near future

If you call 2026 near future.

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Is it the old classic

A person's age in years?

I will go up but I won't come down?

Obviously, a person's age just goes up as time passes

There is a lot about me on the news

Often, if somebody dies, their age is mentioned in the news. Sometimes, in the case of celebrity, it's mentioned for any news article related to that person.

I will go up in the near future

For everybody, their age in years will change within the next year.

Alternatively, it could be just

The year it is now.

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  • $\begingroup$ Sorry, that was a good answer but it is related to space. $\endgroup$ – SoRelatable Jun 22 '16 at 9:48
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Sorry I don't know much about it, but is it

Some sort of Spacecraft?

I will go up but I won't come down

Apparently some of them stay in the space (satellites etc.)

There is a lot about me on the news

Space missions is always a big thing in the News

I will go up in the near future

Some specific spacecraft that is scheduled to be launched soon?
NASA Launch Schedule

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  • $\begingroup$ Yes your partly correct. Try to find the name of the mission $\endgroup$ – SoRelatable Jun 22 '16 at 10:00
  • $\begingroup$ @SoRelatable Hmmm there's quite a lot of them scheduled, could it be Mars One mission? theguardian.com/science/2015/feb/09/… $\endgroup$ – Gintas K Jun 22 '16 at 10:03
  • $\begingroup$ Sorry, someone got it before you. I'll give it to you though. $\endgroup$ – SoRelatable Jun 22 '16 at 10:05
  • $\begingroup$ Oh, wait I can only tick one at a time sorry. T_T $\endgroup$ – SoRelatable Jun 22 '16 at 10:07
  • $\begingroup$ Ok, nevermind :) $\endgroup$ – Gintas K Jun 22 '16 at 10:08

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