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Oct 29, 2013 09:08 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Sierra Nevada's seven-person Dream Chaser completed a successful glide test this weekend -- but it wasn't all good news. Continue reading →
Jun 20, 2013 03:52 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Europe is developing its first spaceship designed to return back through Earth’s atmosphere, a key technology for flying and returning not only experiments, but perhaps eventually people as well. Continue reading →
Nov 21, 2009 05:26 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Depressurization and smoke alarms woke the shuttle and station crews for a second consecutive night on Friday. Flight controllers quickly determined they were false alarms, but the station's ventilation system automatically shut down, prompting NASA to cancel spacewalk preparations inside a low-pre...
Jan 10, 2011 10:41 AM ET // Irene Klotz
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' husband, Mark Kelly, is slated to command NASA's final planned shuttle flight, due to launch in April.
May 13, 2011 05:39 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Dual countdowns are under way at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida today. The 3-day countdown to a shuttle launch and a 60-day countdown to heavy job losses for United Space Alliance's employees.
Mar 1, 2011 07:34 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Concerns that its new model Soyuz spacecraft could run into problems during an untested flight plan, Russian space officials vetoed a NASA proposal to photograph the fully-laden space station.
Aug 4, 2011 12:25 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A fuel tank from the crashed shuttle is found in a lake in drought-stricken Texas.
Jul 19, 2011 08:29 AM ET // Irene Klotz
As Space Shuttle Atlantis left the space station, it remained uncertain when another U.S. spacecraft would return.
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