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August 23, 2016

NASA regains contact with long-silent solar science spacecraft

WASHINGTON — For the first time in nearly two years, NASA has made contact with a science spacecraft on the opposite side of the sun from […]
August 19, 2016

Delta 4 lifts off carrying two Air Force space surveillance satellites

WASHINGTON —A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying twin space surveillance satellites for the U.S. Air Force lifted off early this morning from Cape Canaveral […]
August 14, 2016

SpaceX successfully lands its sixth Falcon 9 rocket after launch

Another one of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets successfully landed on a floating drone ship this evening, after the vehicle launched a Japanese communications satellite into orbit. The […]
August 11, 2016

WATCH GORGEOUS NEW FOOTAGE OF SPACEX’S FALCON 9 ROCKET LAUNCHES

A SLOW-MOTION LOOK AT PAST MISSIONS SpaceX has released new footage of its Falcon 9 rockets launching in gorgeous slow motion. The reel features launches from […]
July 31, 2016

Europe's space agency will beam your message to Polaris

The interstellar message in a bottle will travel 434 light-years away. The European Space Agency (ESA) is collecting messages from people around the world to send to a […]
July 1, 2016

NASA IS PUTTING SPACEX'S CREW DRAGON THROUGH THE WRINGER

MAKING SURE THE CAPSULE PERFORMS WELL UNDER PRESSURE In a spacecraft that’s built to carry humans, the “pressure vessel” is the part of the structure the […]
June 24, 2016

Unexpected discovery on Mars may revolutionize planet’s history

Scientists have come across tridymite, a fully unexpected mineral recently found on Mars which promises to explain how the planet evolved and gives hope to determine […]
March 11, 2016

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

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland – SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell on March 9 said the company expected to conduct 16 more launches this year, including an inaugural Falcon […]
February 4, 2016

Congressional committee says NASA’s Mars mission is in critical need of a plan

At a special hearing today, members of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology tore apart NASA’s Journey to Mars initiative, claiming the program needs […]