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Jul 1, 2014 08:01 PM ET // Irene Klotz
United Launch Alliance will try again Wednesday to put NASA’s long-awaited Orbiting Carbon Observatory into orbit around Earth for a two-year mission, following a last-minute launch scrub early Tuesday. Continue reading →
Jul 1, 2014 12:45 PM ET // AFP
A water flow problem on Tuesday forced the US space agency to postpone the launch of a satellite to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas.
Jun 30, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
New NASA gear that could help humanity set up an outpost on Mars has gotten its first test flight.
Jun 6, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, SPACE.com
SpaceX thinks humanity needs to reach Mars to survive.
May 19, 2014 12:23 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Debris from Friday's failed Russian rocket launch has been recovered in China. Continue reading →
Apr 25, 2014 04:30 PM ET
For the first time, a Space Exploration Technologies’ Falcon 9 rocket successfully flew itself back to Earth for an experimental touchdown at sea, company chief executive Elon Musk told reporters Friday.
Apr 21, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
The unexpected spinoffs from the weaponized rocket technology from World War Two ultimately led to the more peaceful space launch applications we have today. Continue reading →
Apr 18, 2014 09:22 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Defying a bleak weather forecast, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Friday to send a Dragon cargo capsule on its way to the International Space Station. Continue reading →
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