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Oct 8, 2014 03:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's next-generation spacecraft is nearing completion and its first ambitious foray into space is planned for December. Continue reading →
Sep 6, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
After an 11th-hour stand-down to “triple check” technical data, a Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket is poised for a launch attempt early Sunday morning from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Continue reading →
Aug 27, 2014 02:22 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Launch of SpaceX’s next Falcon 9 rocket is on hold, pending a review after a related test vehicle self-destructed during a flight test last week. Continue reading →
Aug 18, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
An amazing new video shows a stage of the private spaceflight company SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket make a soft splashdown in the ocean after delivering six satellites to space.
Aug 1, 2014 06:47 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A company is offering a stellar memorial for your dead pets. Continue reading →
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 6, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, SPACE.com
SpaceX thinks humanity needs to reach Mars to survive.
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