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Apr 14, 2014 04:32 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A helium leak on the launch pad has forced SpaceX to cancel their planned Falcon 9 rocket launch today, postponing the private company's third International Space Station resupply mission until another attempt on Friday. Continue reading →
Jan 16, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A Silicon Valley startup is turning its technical acumen and passion for space into an innovative venture that uses a fleet of relatively inexpensive, tiny satellites to take non-stop pictures of Earth.
Jan 15, 2014 02:41 PM ET // Discovery News
On Sunday, the private spaceflight company Orbital Sciences completed its first contracted cargo run to the International Space Station. Here are the stunning photos taken by the Expedition 38 crew.
Jan 10, 2014 06:17 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Jan 10, 2014 02:25 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo fired up its rocket engine for a test flight over California's Mojave Desert on Friday, the third in an ongoing series prior to the start of commercial suborbital passenger flights later this year. Continue reading →
Jan 9, 2014 01:47 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Orbital Sciences, one of two firms hired by NASA to fly cargo to the International Space Station after the space shuttles were retired, successfully launched its first supply ship on Thursday. Continue reading →
Jan 8, 2014 03:38 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A massive solar flare has delayed Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket launch, pushing the space station cargo run to later in the week. Continue reading →
Dec 17, 2013 07:50 PM ET // AFP
NASA on Tuesday postponed a cargo mission to the International Space Station and instead scheduled three spacewalks so that astronauts can fix a broken cooling system at the research outpost.
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