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“Private Spaceflight”

May 2, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Will the first astronaut on Mars work for SpaceX or NASA -- or both?
Feb 19, 2016 05:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Sixteen months after a fatal test flight destroyed its first spaceship, Virgin Galactic on Friday unveiled a second vehicle intended to fly paying passengers into suborbital space.
Feb 10, 2016 12:17 PM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX returns to Florida this month for its second launch of the year, a commercial mission to deliver a communications spacecraft into orbit -- plus a possible ocean rocket landing.
Jan 18, 2016 03:13 PM ET // Irene Klotz
After a bullseye landing on Sunday, SpaceX's Falcon 9 booster toppled over and exploded -- here's the video.
Jan 12, 2016 02:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
SpaceX is planning to try another epic rocket landing during a satellite launch Sunday (Jan. 17), according to media reports.
Dec 6, 2015 10:37 PM ET // Irene Klotz
After an eight-month hiatus, a U.S. supply ship is en-route to the International Space Station following Sunday’s successful liftoff  of an Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo ship aboard a hired Atlas 5 rocket.
Nov 24, 2015 09:57 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin space launch company successfully returned a New Shepard rocket and capsule after blastoff.
Nov 4, 2015 10:41 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The 67-foot tall Super Strypi rocket began falling from the sky less than a minute after launch.
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