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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 7, 2015 12:05 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
This summer marks the 20th anniversary of the excellent movie, Apollo 13 -- these are 20 things we still love about the film.
Jun 30, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Like many rocket launch companies, SpaceX learned some its most valuable lessons from the school of hard knocks before nailing an impressive string of 18 successful Falcon 9 missions.
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.
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.
Feb 24, 2015 05:03 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Last night, the third stage of a spent Chinese rocket returned into the atmosphere in grand fashion, sparking a family of spectacular fireballs as it incinerated over the western part of North America.
Feb 13, 2015 07:11 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket made its first foray into deep space this week, depositing a U.S. space weather satellite into an orbit that eventually will reach more than four times farther away than the moon.
Feb 11, 2015 10:57 PM ET // Irene Klotz
With technical issues resolved and clear skies, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida Wednesday to put a U.S. weather satellite into orbit to watch for potentially dangerous solar storms.
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