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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 6, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, SPACE.com
SpaceX thinks humanity needs to reach Mars to survive.
May 30, 2014 03:22 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Space Exploration Technologies on Thursday unveiled its contender in a three-way competition to fly astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA. Continue reading →
May 20, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
Billionaire Elon Musk said his private spaceflight company SpaceX has made some progress toward establishing a permanent colony on Mars — a longtime goal in the entrepreneur's push to help make humanity a multiplanet species.
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 →
May 1, 2014 11:41 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The private rocket company has released raw video of the powered splashdown of the spend first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket after launch in April. 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.
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