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Jan 18, 2016 03:13 PM ET // Irene Klotz
After a bullseye landing on Sunday, SpaceX's Falcon 9 booster toppled over and exploded -- here's the video.
Jan 17, 2016 04:14 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off through thick fog in California to send an ocean science satellite on its way to orbit, then flipped around and tried to land itself on a platform floating in the Pacific Ocean.
Jan 14, 2016 04:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
After losing a bid to SpaceX and Boeing to taxi astronauts to the International Space Station, Sierra Nevada’s miniature space shuttle Dream Chaser will have a new mission -- flying cargo for NASA.
Jan 12, 2016 02:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
SpaceX is planning to try another epic rocket landing during a satellite launch Sunday (Jan. 17), according to media reports.
Dec 28, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A repaired and upgraded Falcon 9 rocket not only put SpaceX back in the launch business on Monday, it stunningly demonstrated that with enough time, technical expertise and maybe a little luck, it’s possible to return a rocket booster to the launch site.
Dec 21, 2015 09:10 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The third attempt at a historic reusable-rocket milestone was the charm for SpaceX.
Dec 6, 2015 10:37 PM ET // Irene Klotz
After an eight-month hiatus, a U.S. supply ship is en-route to the International Space Station following Sunday’s successful liftoff  of an Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo ship aboard a hired Atlas 5 rocket.
Nov 3, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
After 15 years of a continuous crewed presence, here are just a few of the highs and lows of humanity's most ambitious international endeavor in space.
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