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“Commercial Space”

Oct 17, 2014 02:25 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Hurricane Gonzalo is delaying launch of NASA's next cargo ship to the orbital outpost. Continue reading →
Oct 2, 2014 12:44 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Stratolaunch Systems is considering buying a smaller three-person version of Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser space plane to fly paying passengers into orbit. Continue reading →
Sep 18, 2014 09:56 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
With this week's announcement of multi-billion dollar contracts being awarded to two private spaceflight companies comes a renewed excitement for what this could mean for NASA's overarching plans for Mars. Continue reading →
Sep 17, 2014 06:42 AM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA is hiring both SpaceX and Boeing to develop commercial space taxis that can fly astronauts -- and one day privately paying passengers -- to the space station and other planned outposts orbiting Earth. Continue reading →
Sep 15, 2014 07:11 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A hole-in-one would be a memorable event for anyone, but for English golfer Andy Sullivan, it was a stroke of luck that turned into a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity -- a suborbital joyride. Continue reading →
Sep 8, 2014 06:51 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The spacecraft is delivering a communications satellite into orbit and is the second of two AsiaSat hired SpaceX to deliver into orbit. Continue reading →
Sep 5, 2014 04:55 PM ET // Irene Klotz
British soprano Sarah Brightman will begin training in January for a 2015 visit to the International Space Station. Continue reading →
Sep 6, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
After an 11th-hour stand-down to “triple check” technical data, a Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket is poised for a launch attempt early Sunday morning from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Continue reading →
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