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“Human Spaceflight”

Dec 19, 2014 03:21 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a mesmerizing new video released by NASA, the full reentry of the Orion test space vehicle is chronicled -- and it's a phenomenal 10-minute ride from fiery reentry to sudden splashdown into the Pacific Ocean.
Jul 30, 2014 09:42 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, a six-passenger, two-pilot suborbital vehicle, returned to the skies for tests after a six-month hiatus. Continue reading →
Jan 28, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
The space shuttle Challenger tragedy is recounted from the perspective of the men and women inside NASA. Continue reading →
Oct 29, 2013 12:28 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
What are your best ideas for creating a NASA human spaceflight program that is sustainable over the next several decades? Continue reading →
Jul 15, 2010 05:11 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A NASA oversight committee has unanimously passed a plan to postpone the space shuttles' retirement and build a new U.S. launch system while helping to develop commercial space taxis.