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Crash investigators have found Scaled Composites responsible for the fatal SpaceShipTwo accident that claimed the life of the vehicle's test pilot last year.
In September, the collective energy of a galaxy of deep-space mavens, futurists, technologists, engineers, and enthusiasts will converge on a Philadelphia university campus to try to meet humanity's interstellar challenge.
A steel strut holding a bottle of helium likely gave way, causing the liquid oxygen tank in the upper-stage of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to over-pressurize, triggering an explosion minutes after launch last month, company chief executive Elon Musk said Monday.
Baby planet Pluto gets its closeup -- or so scientists hope.
Hints of what New Horizons will find have been trickling in as the piano-sized probe nears Pluto’s domain some 3 billion miles away. Continue reading →
NASA's New Horizons probe has officially begun to execute its sequence of Pluto flyby observations as it zooms toward its closest approach to the dwarf planet on July 14.
Virtual reality tech suffered a blow last month when an experimental Microsoft headset going up to the space station got caught in an explosion.
The probe is expected to recover in one to several days, according to NASA.
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