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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.
Jan 5, 2016 02:30 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Oculus Rift headsets are currently being tested at a remote Arctic outpost. Continue reading →
Dec 28, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A repaired and upgraded Falcon 9 rocket not only put SpaceX back in the launch business on Monday, it stunningly demonstrated that with enough time, technical expertise and maybe a little luck, it’s possible to return a rocket booster to the launch site.
Dec 21, 2015 09:10 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The third attempt at a historic reusable-rocket milestone was the charm for SpaceX.
Dec 7, 2015 06:45 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Some of the hurricanes that NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has seen during his record-breaking year in space.
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