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January 8, 2014

Cygnus cargo spaceship gets ready to take wing from chilly East Coast

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. — A commercial spacecraft bound for the International Space Station is cleared to launch from Virginia’s frigid Eastern Shore Wednesday, beginning a milestone delivery […]
January 7, 2014

SpaceX launches Thai satellite into orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX‘s Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Monday to put a commercial communications spacecraft into orbit […]
January 6, 2014

Astronauts Work to Make Water That Burns

Here on Earth we can use water to put out most fires, both because it helps prevent easy contact with oxygen in the air and reduces […]
January 5, 2014

NASA to send another rover to Mars in 2020: Chief scientist

CHENNAI: After the success of Mars orbiter rover ‘Curiosity‘, NASA would send another rover to the red planet by 2020 to explore “biosignatures” on Mars, a top scientist […]
January 4, 2014

Decade-Old Rover Adventure Continues on Mars and Earth

Eighth graders didn’t have Facebook or Twitter to share news back then, in January 2004. Bekah Sosland, 14 at the time, learned about a NASA rover […]
January 3, 2014

NASA reschedules Cygnus launch for Jan. 7

After a postponement last month, NASA has rescheduled the launch of a commercial cargo ship that will carry nearly 3,000 pounds of supplies to the International […]
December 31, 2013

Two Canadian Cameras Installed at ISS Removed After Technical Glitch

Two Earth-observing cameras that were installed last week at the International Space Station have been removed because of the technical glitch and for safety reasons. These […]
December 30, 2013

China's moon landing may usher in a new space race

It’s the question on the minds of every astronomer: Will China’s recent moon landing usher in a new space race. A new space race seems to […]
December 29, 2013

NASA’s twitchy bouncy roboball may explore Titan one day

A tangle of poles and ropes that looks like an evilly twitching tent may be the precursor of a future robotic explorer, which would be dropped […]