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Apr 30, 2015 02:10 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Blue Origin, a startup space company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, launched its New Shepard spaceship on its first flight into suborbital space on Wednesday.
Apr 28, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
The Russian space agency is scrambling to regain control of a robotic cargo ship that appears to have suffered a serious malfunction.
Feb 11, 2015 01:34 PM ET // Irene Klotz
About 100 minutes after blasting off aboard a Vega rocket Wednesday, the European Intermediate Experimental Vehicle made a parachute descent back to Earth, completing a successful test flight.
Feb 9, 2015 05:57 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Breaking new ground is nothing new for SpaceX, but how about launch and landing operations on opposite sides of the country at the same time?
Jan 31, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Miriam Kramer, LiveScience.com
NASA's newest Earth-observing satellite will get the dirt on the dirt beneath our feet.
Jan 6, 2015 07:30 AM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
SpaceX called off the Dragon launch less than two minutes before its planned liftoff.
Dec 3, 2014 12:30 PM ET // AFP
Japan on Wednesday successfully launched a probe destined for a distant asteroid on a six-year mission, just weeks after a European spacecraft's historic landing on a comet.
Nov 28, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Following a successful mission to return samples from an asteroid to Earth, Japan is poised to launch a follow-on expedition, with hopes of finding organics.
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