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February 12, 2015

SpaceX HOVERSHIP touchdown FOILED by heavy seas

The SpaceX has launched its Falcon 9 rocket carrying aloft NASA’s sun-sniffing DSCOVR satellite destined for outer space. But extreme sea weather has prevented the rocketry […]
February 11, 2015

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Returns to Earth with Ocean Splashdown

SpaceX‘s robotic Dragon capsule has come back to Earth, wrapping up a successful monthlong cargo mission to the International Space Station. The Dragon spacecraft splashed down […]
February 10, 2015

The Hubble spotted this smiley face in space

Pictures of space get a lot of smiles around here, but it’s pretty rare for one of them to smile back at us. This adorable image […]
February 9, 2015

SpaceX DSCOVR Launch Postponed To Tuesday

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch scheduled for this evening has been postponed. The reason stated for halting the launch is “due to loss of the Air Force’s […]
February 9, 2015

SpaceX hopes for next launch attempt today

The mission ran into political opposition, lost its ride on a space shuttle and was forced into storage for a decade before being revived with a […]
February 7, 2015

SpaceX will attempt a potentially historic rocket launch and landing this weekend

This Sunday, Feb. 8, SpaceX will make a second attempt at a historic rocket landing on a floating platform in the ocean. A 22-story-tall Falcon 9 […]
February 6, 2015

Watch how DARPA plans to launch small rockets from flying jets

Small satellites are usually launched to space as secondary payloads aboard big rockets, but DARPA’s Airborne Launch Assist Space Access (ALASA) program could change that. Folks under that […]
February 5, 2015

The Astronaut diet: It's food, but not as we know it

Around 400 kilometers above the Earth’s surface, the International Space Station continues its orbit of the planet. Since the first crew arrived in November 2000, more […]
February 4, 2015

The International Space Station Workspace

How’s this for a unique workspace? This is where ISS astronauts get things done. NASA’s description: This image of the interior view from the International Space […]