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September 10, 2014

NASA Awards Contracts To Virgin Galactic And Other Suborbital Providers

NASA announced on Monday that it has awarded four American suborbital space companies to carry payloads to the “boundary of space.” According to NASA, each of […]
September 9, 2014

European Space Agency close to finding landing site for Rosetta spacecraft

The European Space Agency is gearing up to land its lander which goes by the name Philae, on a comet come Nov. 11. The lander is […]
September 8, 2014

Sweet Success for SpaceX with Second Successful AsiaSat Launch This Summer

Shortly after midnight this morning, Sunday, Sept. 7, SpaceX scored a major success with the spectacular night time launch of the commercial AsiaSat 6 satellite from […]
September 7, 2014

Nasa: Asteroid 2014 RC to safely fly past Earth

A small asteroid about the size of a house will fly past Earth on Sunday, US space agency Nasa says. The asteroid, 2014 RC, will pass […]
September 6, 2014

Galileo satellites go into wrong orbit, European Space Agency says

Two satellites for Europe’s rival to the American GPS satellite navigation system have gone into the wrong orbit, the European Space Agency (ESA) said yesterday, in a setback for […]
September 5, 2014

'House-Sized' Asteroid to Buzz Earth on Sunday

On Sunday (Sept. 7), a house-sized interplanetary interloper will fly past Earth at a distance of only 20,000 miles — that’s one-tenth of the distance from […]
September 4, 2014

ExoMars Hunting: Where Should The European Rover Land?

Picking a landing site on Mars is a complex process. There’s the need to balance scientific return with the capabilities of whatever vehicle you’re sending out […]
September 3, 2014

Sex geckos die in orbit on Russian space project

Five gecko lizards sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a sex experiment have all died, the Russian space agency says. The […]
September 2, 2014

Suit Up! Final Frontier Design Launches Space Suit Experience in NYC

    NEW YORK — If you’ve ever wanted a taste of outer space living without ever leaving Earth, Final Frontier Design has a suit for […]