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Dec 15, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Calla Cofield, SPACE.com
Olaf, the goofy snowman from Disney's hit film Frozen, is floating aboard the International Space Station.
Dec 10, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
SpaceX will apparently attempt something truly epic during next week's cargo launch to the International Space Station.
Dec 5, 2014 07:10 AM ET // Irene Klotz
With today's launch, the spacecraft will reach more than 3,600 miles from Earth — farther than any U.S. spaceship designed for astronauts has been since the end of the Apollo program in 1972.
Nov 17, 2014 04:06 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The orbiting Rosetta spacecraft photographed the path of the Philae lander as it descended, bounced and drifted into a ditch. 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 7, 2014 12:05 PM ET
If you got pushed into outer space without a fancy space suit on, what would happen to your body? All kinds of gnarly stuff, right? Yeah, but WHAT kind of gnarly stuff? Trace has the uncomfortable answers. Buckle up!
Nov 3, 2014 03:30 AM ET // Irene Klotz
It wasn’t SpaceShipTwo’s hybrid rocket motor -- which was flying on Friday with a new type of fuel -- that caused the fatal crash, the head of the accident investigation agency said late Sunday.
Sep 21, 2014 10:05 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Supplies, including the first 3-D printer in space and a troop of 20 mice, are on their way to the Space Station.
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