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April 13, 2017

Jeff Bezos: Blue Origin Passengers Can’t Use the Bathroom and Shouldn’t Barf

The Blue Origin founder and CEO says his company has no plans to install systems on New Shepard to deal with human waste during flight. COLORADO […]
April 12, 2017

Jupiter Now Has a ‘Great Cold Spot’ to Go With Its Great Red Spot

A new massive storm has been spotted in Jupiter’s upper atmosphere, and it’s considerably cooler than its blistering surroundings. With its massive size, enormous magnetic field […]
April 11, 2017

SpaceX Rocket Could Be 100-Percent Reusable by 2018, Elon Musk Says

SpaceX could begin launching completely reusable Falcon 9 rockets by the end of next year, company founder and CEO Elon Musk said. On March 30, a […]
April 9, 2017

First Female Space Station Commander Takes Helm Again: Watch Live Today

This morning (April 9), NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson will become the first woman to twice command the International Space Station, taking command before three space fliers […]
April 6, 2017

NASA TV to Air Return of Space Station Crew Members to Earth April 10

Three crew members aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to depart the orbiting outpost Monday, April 10. Coverage of their departure and return to Earth […]
April 5, 2017

Watch SpaceX land a used rocket for the first time ever

SpaceX made history last week when it landed a used Falcon 9 rocket on one of its drone ships in the Atlantic Ocean. Never before has […]
April 4, 2017

Launchspace pitches debris sweeper that doubles as satellite tracker

COLORADO SPRINGS — Launchspace Technologies Corp. proposes sending platforms as large as football fields into low Earth orbit to sweep up space debris. The platforms also […]
April 3, 2017

Red Planet versus Dead Planet: Scientists Debate Next Destination for Astronauts in Space

Nearly a half-century after humans voyaged to the moon, NASA and private U.S. companies are once again setting their sights beyond low Earth orbit THE WOODLANDS, […]
April 1, 2017

Astronaut Loses Space Blanket During Historic Spacewalk

While setting a record for the most spacewalks by a woman, American Peggy Whitson lost a thermal blanket that provides protection on the International Space Station. […]