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“Private Spaceflight”

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 14, 2014 11:44 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A backup computer failure on the International Space Station will not impact the SpaceX cargo resupply run planned for later today. Continue reading →
Apr 9, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Discovery Channel and sister network Science Channel will partner with the Google Lunar X Prize for a television mini-series about the competition. Continue reading →
Feb 19, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The private spaceflight company gets a shout out on the Netflix Emmy Award-winning show. Continue reading →
Feb 18, 2014 03:12 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The world's newest satellite launch site is off to a busy start, with 16 spacecraft put into orbit within a week -- and no rocket required.
Jan 16, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A Silicon Valley startup is turning its technical acumen and passion for space into an innovative venture that uses a fleet of relatively inexpensive, tiny satellites to take non-stop pictures of Earth.
Jan 15, 2014 02:41 PM ET // Discovery News
On Sunday, the private spaceflight company Orbital Sciences completed its first contracted cargo run to the International Space Station. Here are the stunning photos taken by the Expedition 38 crew.
Dec 12, 2013 07:43 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA can proceed with its solicitation to dispense with one of the space shuttle's mothballed launch pads, the Government Accountability Office has determined. Continue reading →
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