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Jan 20, 2015 01:46 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Marsnet is coming...
Jan 16, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The first stage rocket return attempt crashed and burned, but it proves SpaceX is on the right track to re-usability.
Jan 5, 2015 05:50 PM ET // Irene Klotz
For more than 50 years, rockets have been launching into space. On Tuesday, for the first time one will attempt to land as well.
Dec 18, 2014 01:00 PM ET // AFP
India successfully launched its biggest ever rocket on Thursday carrying an unmanned capsule which could one day send astronauts into space, as the country ramps up its ambitious space program.
Dec 10, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
SpaceX will apparently attempt something truly epic during next week's cargo launch to the International Space Station.
Dec 8, 2014 04:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Human waste has been a hassle for spaceflight since the dawn of the space age -- but now it could transform our push toward the final frontier. Continue reading →
Dec 3, 2014 12:30 PM ET // AFP
Japan on Wednesday successfully launched a probe destined for a distant asteroid on a six-year mission, just weeks after a European spacecraft's historic landing on a comet.
Dec 2, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A NASA spaceship in development for nearly a decade is poised to make a two-orbit, 4.5-hour flight around Earth this week to test its heat shield, parachutes and other equipment needed to one day fly astronauts to and from Mars.
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