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After nine years of hard Mars roving, Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has broken a 40-year-old extraterrestrial distance record. Continue reading →
Even though Apollo 13 never landed on the moon, the upper stage of it's Saturn V rocket did. Continue reading →
After the X-15 pioneered air-launching suborbital spaceflights, its successor, the X-15B, was meant to go all the way. Continue reading →
Former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao weighs in on our obsession with negative news and poor media coverage of profound advances in space travel.
Nothing says 'astronaut' quite like a spacesuit.
In 1971, the first successful Mars lander was wiped out, probably by a dust storm. Continue reading →
When the United States imported Nazis after WWII, the government put them to work. Continue reading →
In 1964, Gagarin took up the challenge of designing the Soviets' first spaceplane. ->
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