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Jul 23, 2014 05:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a Twitter update posted by European Space Agency astronaut Alex Gerst the conflict in Gaza and Israel has taken an orbital twist. Continue reading →
Jun 6, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, SPACE.com
SpaceX thinks humanity needs to reach Mars to survive.
May 29, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As the commercial space sector continues to develop apace, SpaceX is about to unveil what it hopes will become the enzyme for a revolution in U.S. manned space transportation. Continue reading →
May 23, 2014 12:27 PM ET // Irene Klotz
During this week's House Science and Technology Committee hearing U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, a New York Republican, put the question of UFOs to a special panel of SETI scientists. Continue reading →
May 21, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Curious about whether there is life beyond Earth? The answer should come within 20 years, astronomers told members of a Congressional science committee on Wednesday.
May 14, 2014 03:56 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Escalating political tensions between America and Russia now threaten the future of the International Space Station and other future joint space projects. 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.
Mar 18, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Valentina Tereshkova was one in a class of female cosmonauts, more of whom might have flown had the Vostok program not been cancelled. Continue reading →
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