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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.
Oct 26, 2015 01:47 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
A new satellite concept, even smaller than Cubesats, is planned to be affordable to all. And they're launching in February.
Sep 16, 2015 08:24 AM ET // Irene Klotz
After a battle, two dueling space tycoons are to become neighbors.
Jul 28, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Crash investigators have found Scaled Composites responsible for the fatal SpaceShipTwo accident that claimed the life of the vehicle's test pilot last year.
Jun 29, 2015 11:35 AM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX has been testing a launch abort system that would save the lives of the crew on board a manned version of its Dragon capsule in the event of a launch failure.
Jun 18, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
NASA hopes to match commercial efforts in the future satellite-repair industry.
Jun 12, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Mike Wall,
A group that wants to make the world's first pornographic film in space has launched a crowdfunding campaign to get the project off the ground.
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