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Mar 30, 2016 03:20 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Twenty-five years after NASA began designing an inflatable space house for astronauts, a prototype habitat is launching next week for a trial run aboard the International Space Station.
Mar 29, 2016 08:00 PM ET // Sarah Lewin, Space.com
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is struggling to understand exactly what went wrong with its brand-new astronomy satellite, Hitomi, which suffered some sort of malfunction over the weekend and is apparently tumbling in space.
Mar 16, 2016 01:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Neil Armstrong's emergency landing 50 years ago changed the agenda of Gemini 8, but likely saved the crew's life.
Mar 11, 2016 04:20 PM ET // Irene Klotz
For the first time, Jeff Bezos, billionaire and chief executive of Amazon, opened the door to his secretive rocket factory Blue Origin -- here's an exclusive look inside.
Feb 2, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Between fixing toilets and rescuing zinnias, it turns out that Scott Kelly is a fun astronaut to hang out with.
Jan 22, 2016 04:48 PM ET // Irene Klotz
People who live in glass houses probably shouldn’t throw stones, but they could travel in space, thanks to a new manufacturing technique that allows transparent glass to absorb ultraviolet radiation.
Jan 14, 2016 04:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
After losing a bid to SpaceX and Boeing to taxi astronauts to the International Space Station, Sierra Nevada’s miniature space shuttle Dream Chaser will have a new mission -- flying cargo for NASA.
Jan 12, 2016 02:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
SpaceX is planning to try another epic rocket landing during a satellite launch Sunday (Jan. 17), according to media reports.
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