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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.
Jul 23, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Going uphill is largely a physical strain, while going downhill requires intense mental calculations.
Jul 21, 2015 12:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A steel strut holding a bottle of helium likely gave way, causing the liquid oxygen tank in the upper-stage of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to over-pressurize, triggering an explosion minutes after launch last month, company chief executive Elon Musk said Monday.
Jul 7, 2015 12:05 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
This summer marks the 20th anniversary of the excellent movie, Apollo 13 -- these are 20 things we still love about the film.
Jun 30, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Like many rocket launch companies, SpaceX learned some its most valuable lessons from the school of hard knocks before nailing an impressive string of 18 successful Falcon 9 missions.
Jun 29, 2015 11:35 AM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX has been testing a launch abort system that would save the lives of the crew on board a manned version of its Dragon capsule in the event of a launch failure.
Jun 25, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Amanda Onion
Brain imaging reveals distinct patterns in the brains of eight survivors of a near catastrophic flight.
May 26, 2015 10:22 AM ET // AFP
The tigers at the 'Tiger Temple' roam freely around the monestary, where anyone can pay a fee to pet them.
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