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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.
Oct 26, 2015 01:47 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
A new satellite concept, even smaller than Cubesats, is planned to be affordable to all. And they're launching in February.
Oct 16, 2015 12:36 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
The Integrated Space Plan is being revived in a Kickstarter campaign and it could be the best answer yet to pushing humanity to the moon, Mars and beyond the solar system.
Aug 20, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
How does the space station get its supplies? These are the spacecraft that make working on the orbiting complex possible.
Jul 21, 2015 12:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A steel strut holding a bottle of helium likely gave way, causing the liquid oxygen tank in the upper-stage of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to over-pressurize, triggering an explosion minutes after launch last month, company chief executive Elon Musk said Monday.
Jun 30, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Like many rocket launch companies, SpaceX learned some its most valuable lessons from the school of hard knocks before nailing an impressive string of 18 successful Falcon 9 missions.
Jun 29, 2015 11:35 AM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX has been testing a launch abort system that would save the lives of the crew on board a manned version of its Dragon capsule in the event of a launch failure.
Jun 28, 2015 02:00 PM ET // AFP
An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded less than three minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday, in the first major disaster for the fast-charging company headed by Internet tycoon Elon Musk.
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