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How to Make Inspiring Spacecraft Designs a Reality

What was once thought of as science fiction is now a reality, thanks to the designers and engineers of…

NASA launches InSight spacecraft bound for Mars

Lander will be tracked by mini satellites before it begins probing red planet’s ‘inner space’

Clandestine X-37B Space Plane Surpases 200 Days in Orbit

The US Air Force’s unpiloted and reusable craft is likely to be testing dual-use technologies that might be used…

THE FIRST SPACEX BFR SHOULD MAKE ORBITAL LAUNCHES BY 2020

Astronomers discover an asteroid is actually two — and that it’s also a comet

Finding makes it a first for a binary asteroid to be…

Cassini hints at young age for Saturn’s rings

The spectacular rings of Saturn may be relatively young, perhaps…

NASA proposes rapid Mars sample return architecture

WASHINGTON — NASA is studying a “lean” architecture for

So, You’re Still Interested in Astronomy: LIFE

Hello again. Last time out, we took a brief look at one avenue where scientists at

ULA launch successfully carries NRO payload into orbit

WASHINGTON – The newest

IF EARTH’S ORBIT IS SO CROWDED, WHY DON’T WE SEE SPACE JUNK IN PHOTOS OF THE EARTH?

Sometimes, when we post a cool picture of the Earth taken from space,

HOW THE NOISE OF BIG ROCKETS BREAKS APART BUILDINGS

The engineers who designed and built the Saturn V rocket knew it was…

Delta 4 lifts off carrying two Air Force space surveillance satellites

WASHINGTON —A United Launch Alliance

NASA’s Jupiter probe set to make fiery space history with rocket fuel burn

For five years, NASA’s Juno spacecraft…

Cargo ship arrives at International Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The six astronauts at the

SpaceX says reusable stage could cut prices 30 percent, plans November Falcon Heavy debut

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland – SpaceX…

SpaceX drone ship appears at Port Canaveral after Falcon 9 launch

Social media is buzzing after the docking at Port Canaveral of a…

NASA’s Super Guppy Gives Mars-Bound Spacecraft A Lift

Today the Orion capsule, NASA’s spacecraft designed…

Orbital ATK, SpaceX Win Air Force Propulsion Contracts

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Air Force said Jan. 13…

NASA suddenly postpones upcoming Mars mission

NASA had to postpone the launch of their next

Christmas delivery: Space station receives supplies, presents

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The International

Cygnus Spacecraft Launches with Christmas Presents for ISS Astronauts

Following a fiery explosion last year, Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft returned to…

NASA says rocket launch team will try again tomorrow after 2 days of weather delays

Poor wind conditions grounded a critical space station delivery for

Bad weather delays US space station shipment

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Wet and cloudy weather prevented…

NASA Set to Launch Supply Ship to Space Station

NASA’s supply ships to the

Power cut on international space station can’t be repaired until 2016

The International Space Station has had a power cut and

NASA releases wild high-res images of last year’s Orbital rocket explosion

This week, NASA posted new high-resolution photos to Flickr of last year’s

NASA Postpones Second Round of Space Station Supply Contract Awards, Drops Boeing

Yesterday NASA announced they will be postponing the selection of two commercial cargo providers…

First Manned Flight of NASA’s Orion Deep Space Capsule Could Slip to 2023

The first manned flight of NASA’s Orion deep space capsule – currently under development – could slip two years from 2021…

How SpaceX’s launch failure is also a measure of success

SpaceX’s rocket explosion marks a setback for U.S. spaceflight, but it also represents an…

Carl Sagan’s solar spacecraft finally deploys its sails

The Planetary Society‘s LightSail spacecraft just dodged another…

Secret Vessel to Test Durability of Materials in Space, NASA Says

A secretive United States Air Force…

Nasa satellites safely in orbit after Atlas V rocket launch

An Atlas 5 rocket has blasted off from Florida carrying…

Spectacular Nighttime Blastoff

A spectacular nighttime blastoff lit up the evening skies for hundreds of miles around the Florida Space coast on…

Nasa launches robotic explorer to Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: Nasa‘s…

Fact file on the robotic scout Maven

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is headed…

Night Before Launch of Mars-Bound MAVEN Spacecraft

A full moon rises behind the United Launch Alliance

NASA's biggest rocket yet aims for 2017 test flight

NASA’s largest rocket yet, a vehicle under development called the

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