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Mar 23, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
Astronauts hoping to sip drinks in style may soon have an open-top cocktail glass to look forward to.
Feb 23, 2015 02:50 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
A private company that aims to send tourists to the edge of space broke a record by flying a parafoil higher than anyone has before.
Feb 20, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Michel Lamontagne, Icarus Interstellar
The Icarus Interstellar 'Firefly' starship concept could use novel nuclear fusion techniques to power its way to Alpha Centauri within 100 years (guest article)
Feb 20, 2015 11:29 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A non-profit Dutch organization spearheading an effort to colonize Mars whittled down its list of candidate settlers to 100 men and women interested in permanent relocation a decade from now.
Feb 19, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA this week begins work to reassemble parts of the International Space Station to create parking spots for two commercial space taxis.
Feb 13, 2015 07:11 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket made its first foray into deep space this week, depositing a U.S. space weather satellite into an orbit that eventually will reach more than four times farther away than the moon.
Feb 11, 2015 10:57 PM ET // Irene Klotz
With technical issues resolved and clear skies, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida Wednesday to put a U.S. weather satellite into orbit to watch for potentially dangerous solar storms.
Feb 11, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The Dragon spacecraft splashed down Tuesday at 7:44 p.m. EST in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Baja California.
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