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Oct 27, 2014 03:34 PM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX will attempt to land its next Falcon 9 rocket on a platform in the ocean, a key step in the company’s quest to develop reusable boosters. Continue reading →
Oct 26, 2014 07:30 AM ET // AFP
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday.
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.
Sep 19, 2014 02:17 PM ET // Irene Klotz
If the launch occurs on time, Dragon is expected to reach the station at 7:30 a.m. EDT Monday. Continue reading →
Sep 18, 2014 09:56 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
With this week's announcement of multi-billion dollar contracts being awarded to two private spaceflight companies comes a renewed excitement for what this could mean for NASA's overarching plans for Mars. Continue reading →
Sep 17, 2014 06:42 AM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA is hiring both SpaceX and Boeing to develop commercial space taxis that can fly astronauts -- and one day privately paying passengers -- to the space station and other planned outposts orbiting Earth. Continue reading →
Sep 6, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
After an 11th-hour stand-down to “triple check” technical data, a Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket is poised for a launch attempt early Sunday morning from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Continue reading →
Aug 29, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A three-way race to build a commercially operated spaceship to shuttle astronauts -- and other paying customers -- to and from low-Earth orbit is close the finish line, with NASA aiming to award development and flight service contracts as early as next week.
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