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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 →
Apr 4, 2014 12:24 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.
Mar 27, 2014 11:24 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Three new crewmembers reached the International Space Station on Thursday, two days later than planned after their Soyuz capsule automatically aborted a steering maneuver needed to reach the outpost on Tuesday. Continue reading →
Mar 25, 2014 11:07 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Russian flight controllers are working to figure out why a Russian Soyuz capsule carrying three new crewmembers for the International Space Station failed to fire its steering thrusters as planned. Continue reading →
Feb 24, 2014 05:16 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Space Exploration Technologies is installing landing legs on its next Falcon 9 rocket, part of an ongoing quest to develop boosters that fly themselves back to the launch site for reuse.
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 7, 2014 01:17 AM ET // Irene Klotz
On Monday, Space Exploration Technologies kicked off what it expects to be a very busy year with a successful rocket launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Continue reading →
Dec 16, 2013 02:15 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
Iran has successfully launched a monkey into space for the second time on Saturday (Dec. 14) and returned it safely to Earth after a 15-minute rocket ride, according to Iranian officials.
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