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Feb 11, 2015 10:57 PM ET // Irene Klotz
With technical issues resolved and clear skies, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida Wednesday to put a U.S. weather satellite into orbit to watch for potentially dangerous solar storms.
Feb 9, 2015 05:57 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Breaking new ground is nothing new for SpaceX, but how about launch and landing operations on opposite sides of the country at the same time?
Jan 27, 2015 08:22 PM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX on Tuesday released a new animated video clip of its Falcon Heavy rocket launching from Florida. Continue reading →
Nov 10, 2014 03:50 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Based on the scattered, jagged remains of SpaceShipTwo and the pending funeral for one of its pilots, it would be easy to assume that a design flaw of some sort was responsible for the deadly crash -- but appearances can be deceiving.
Nov 6, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
The commercial spaceflight company Orbital Sciences said on Wednesday (Nov. 5) that the investigation into the explosion of its Antares rocket last week is eyeing the booster's first-stage engines, which were originally built in the 1960s by the Soviet Union at the height of the space race.
Oct 28, 2014 06:45 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A private rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station has exploded seconds after launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
Oct 27, 2014 03:34 PM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX will attempt to land its next Falcon 9 rocket on a platform in the ocean, a key step in the company’s quest to develop reusable boosters. Continue reading →
Oct 17, 2014 02:25 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Hurricane Gonzalo is delaying launch of NASA's next cargo ship to the orbital outpost. Continue reading →
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