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Mar 13, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The world's premier space agency has joined the search for a Malaysian commercial jetliner that vanished into thin air over the weekend.
Feb 26, 2014 02:18 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The leaky spacesuit worn by Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano during a spacewalk last July had leaked a week earlier, a problem that NASA failed to correctly diagnose, a panel investigating the near-drowning has found.
Dec 31, 2013 12:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Beyoncé surprise self-titled album has made record sales -- now it has come to light that a music video for one of the album's songs featured audio from the space shuttle Challenger accident in 1986. Continue reading →
Oct 29, 2013 09:08 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Sierra Nevada's seven-person Dream Chaser completed a successful glide test this weekend -- but it wasn't all good news. Continue reading →
Jul 30, 2013 02:35 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There are few fears that can top the fear of drowning. Actually, there is. The fear of drowning in space. Continue reading →
Jun 19, 2013 11:53 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
In 1968, the first man in space was killed in a crash during routine flight training -- but the circumstances around his death have remained a mystery. Until now. Continue reading →
Apr 18, 2012 06:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
With Discovery safely out of NASA's hands, a former flight director and program manager has spoken about how the shuttle was almost lost during the first flight following the 2003 Columbia accident.