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Apr 21, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
The unexpected spinoffs from the weaponized rocket technology from World War Two ultimately led to the more peaceful space launch applications we have today. Continue reading →
Apr 17, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Forty-five years ago, Surveyor 3 launched to the Moon. Two years later parts of it came back.
Apr 11, 2014 05:45 PM ET // Discovery News
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Apr 4, 2014 12:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Mar 24, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
It's been 40 years since we first saw Mercury up close, and the flyby raised more questions than it answered.
Mar 18, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Valentina Tereshkova was one in a class of female cosmonauts, more of whom might have flown had the Vostok program not been cancelled. Continue reading →
Mar 17, 2014 03:25 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Though we're most familiar with Vanguard's launch explosion, the rocket did eventually put a satellite in orbit in 1958. Continue reading →
Mar 12, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Albert Einstein wasn’t always convinced that the universe began with a Big Bang. Continue reading →
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