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Aug 19, 2015 11:40 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A robotic Japanese cargo vessel launched toward the International Space Station this morning, embarking on a five-day journey to the orbiting lab to deliver tons of supplies and experiment gear, including a rodent crew of 12 mice.
Jul 23, 2015 11:25 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Three astronauts arrived at the International Space Station today (July 22), kicking off an orbital stay that was delayed nearly two months by an unmanned cargo-mission failure.
Jun 27, 2015 09:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
On Sunday, SpaceX hopes to land a Falcon 9 rocket after delivering its payload to space -- but this isn't the only rocket return game in town.
May 20, 2015 08:34 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The unmanned X-37B spacecraft is scheduled to blast off atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, during a four-hour launch window that opens at 10:45 a.m. EDT.
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?
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