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Aug 28, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
This biologically inspired filter could quench thirst for space travelers and drought-sufferers alike.
Aug 20, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
How does the space station get its supplies? These are the spacecraft that make working on the orbiting complex possible.
Aug 18, 2015 08:25 AM ET // AFP
The 12-mile-high tower would support a platform that would be used for, among other things, launching satellites.
Aug 18, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Two shipments of Dove satellites never made it to orbit in recent months, but the company says it hasn't been unduly slowed down in its quest to map the world.
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.
Jun 30, 2015 01:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Could 'targeted' LEDs be the future of extraterrestrial horticulture? According to researchers, these tiny electrical components could lead a revolution in fine-tuning food production off (and on) Earth.
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 22, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Adam Crowl, Icarus Interstellar
Exploring interstellar space would require a paradigm change in our way of thinking.
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