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“Spaceship”

Nov 20, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
NASA engineers think they have figured out a better way to both navigate and communicate far out in deep space.
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 1, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A Chinese moon probe came screaming back to Earth Friday (Oct. 31), just as many folks were heading out to go trick-or-treating.
Nov 1, 2014 03:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson has arrived in the Mojave Desert, Calif., in the wake of the tragic explosion and crash of the company's SpaceShipTwo vehicle. Continue reading →
Aug 2, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A microwave thruster system that needs no propellant generates a small amount of thrust regardless.
Jun 13, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In an effort to visualize what a future starship may look like, NASA physicist Sonny White and space artist Mark Rademaker have teamed up to create the 'IXS Enterprise.'
Nov 6, 2013 12:25 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Space station astronauts had an uninterrupted view of the fiery death of an unmanned cargo vehicle on Nov. 2. Here are the photos.
Mar 6, 2012 07:34 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The Air Force says it is using the experimental space plane to test technologies, but provides no details.