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Jun 30, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Like many rocket launch companies, SpaceX learned some its most valuable lessons from the school of hard knocks before nailing an impressive string of 18 successful Falcon 9 missions.
Jun 29, 2015 11:35 AM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX has been testing a launch abort system that would save the lives of the crew on board a manned version of its Dragon capsule in the event of a launch failure.
Jun 28, 2015 02:00 PM ET // AFP
An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded less than three minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday, in the first major disaster for the fast-charging company headed by Internet tycoon Elon Musk.
Jun 27, 2015 09:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
On Sunday, SpaceX hopes to land a Falcon 9 rocket after delivering its payload to space -- but this isn't the only rocket return game in town.
Jun 22, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Adam Crowl, Icarus Interstellar
Exploring interstellar space would require a paradigm change in our way of thinking.
Jun 12, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A group that wants to make the world's first pornographic film in space has launched a crowdfunding campaign to get the project off the ground.
Jun 8, 2015 04:17 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The space agency's experimental Mars landing system launched its second trial flight over Hawaii on Monday. → Continue reading →
Jun 5, 2015 07:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
It’s been a bumpy ride for a prototype solar sail spacecraft, which was put into orbit two weeks ago by the Atlas 5 rocket that carried the Air Force’s X-37B robotic space plane.
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