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Jul 28, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Crash investigators have found Scaled Composites responsible for the fatal SpaceShipTwo accident that claimed the life of the vehicle's test pilot last year.
May 29, 2015 02:45 PM ET // Leonard David, space.com
A global team of vigilant satellite watchers has caught the U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane on camera as the craft circles Earth on its fourth mysterious mission.
Feb 3, 2015 08:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The European Space Agency is preparing for launch next week of a small reusable spacecraft that is due to make its first test run beyond the atmosphere.
Jan 9, 2015 11:50 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Test flights of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo are on schedule to begin again this year -- this time with its own pilots, the chief executive of Richard Branson’s space startup said Friday.
Jan 6, 2015 07:30 AM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
SpaceX called off the Dragon launch less than two minutes before its planned liftoff.
Dec 4, 2014 09:40 AM ET // Calla Cofield, SPACE.com
The first test launch of NASA's new deep space capsule, Orion, was scrubbed Thursday due to technical issues with the rocket.
Sep 15, 2014 07:11 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A hole-in-one would be a memorable event for anyone, but for English golfer Andy Sullivan, it was a stroke of luck that turned into a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity -- a suborbital joyride. Continue reading →
Aug 25, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The world is starting to get a better idea of what the U.S. military's proposed new space plane might look like.
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