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Apr 27, 2016 01:34 PM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX plans to send an unmanned Dragon capsule to Mars as early as 2018.
Apr 11, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX's successful return of the first stage booster of its Falcon 9 rocket to an ocean platform has the potential to revolutionize our access to space. But how?
Apr 8, 2016 05:41 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket soared off its seaside launch pad in Florida on Friday, then turned around a minutes later settled itself on a platform floating in the ocean.
Mar 30, 2016 03:20 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Twenty-five years after NASA began designing an inflatable space house for astronauts, a prototype habitat is launching next week for a trial run aboard the International Space Station.
Mar 4, 2016 07:45 PM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX waited out high winds and worked through a series of technical issues to send its 22nd Falcon 9 rocket soaring into space on Friday to deliver a communications satellites into orbit.
Feb 10, 2016 12:17 PM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX returns to Florida this month for its second launch of the year, a commercial mission to deliver a communications spacecraft into orbit -- plus a possible ocean rocket landing.
Jan 19, 2016 03:14 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Not content with informing us that God does not exist or that we could be wiped out by an alien invasion, the British physics superstar has now gone on the record to say humanity will score the mother of all 'own goals' in the future.
Jan 14, 2016 04:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
After losing a bid to SpaceX and Boeing to taxi astronauts to the International Space Station, Sierra Nevada’s miniature space shuttle Dream Chaser will have a new mission -- flying cargo for NASA.
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