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May 17, 2015

Proton crash deals another blow to Russian space sector

Failure struck Russia’s troubled space program for the second time in three weeks Saturday, when a Proton rocket carrying a high-tech satellite for Mexico’s new $1.6 […]
April 29, 2015

Out-of-control Russian cargo ship plunging to Earth, official says

An unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft ferrying supplies to the International Space Station is plunging back to Earth and apparently out of control, an official told AFP. […]
March 13, 2015

Nasa satellites safely in orbit after Atlas V rocket launch

An Atlas 5 rocket has blasted off from Florida carrying four Nasa science satellites designed to map bursts of energy and charged particles triggered by criss-crossing magnetic fields […]
January 17, 2015

SpaceX Releases Video of Falcon 9 Rocket Explosion

SpaceX just released a surprising video showing the destruction of the Falcon 9 first stage rocket booster after it landed on a floating ocean platform in the Atlantic […]
December 15, 2014

Amazing Up Close Videos Capture Orion’s Final Descent, Splashdown and Ocean Recovery

Relive the final moments of the first test flight of NASA’s Orion spacecrafton Dec. 5, 2014 through this amazing series of up close videos showing the spacecraft plummeting back […]
December 7, 2014

NASA craft to probe Pluto after nine-year journey

Washington (AFP) – An American probe that will explore Pluto woke up from its slumber Saturday, after a nine-year journey to take a close look at […]
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 […]
June 27, 2013

NASA Launching New Sun-Watching Probe Tonight: Watch It Live

NASA will launch its newest solar observatory tonight (June 27), kicking off a two-year mission to study how energy moves around the active sun. A rocket […]
June 5, 2013

NASA launching rocket tonight on self-destruction mission to study the early universe

NASA is launching a rocket high into Earth’s atmosphere tonight between 11 PM and midnight Eastern time, in an effort to capture images from the universe’s dawn. The […]