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Blue Origin successfully tests escape system in latest New Shepard launch

FARNBOROUGH, England — Blue Origin conducted a successful test flight of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle July 18 that…

Nearby Alien Planet May Be Capable of Supporting Life

One of the nearest exoplanets to Earth may be a decent abode for life. Ross 128b — which lies just 11…

SpaceShipTwo tests feather system on latest glide flight

WASHINGTON — Virgin Galactic said May 1 it successfully tested the system on…

This is the fuel NASA needs to make it to the edge of the solar system — and beyond

Just in time for the new year, researchers at the

Stunning video captures rocket separation in space like never before

Wow. This is truly spectacular. Here’s footage from UP Aerospace, which captured a…

How will life on earth compare to life for the Mars One pioneers?

Mars Mission, British Martianaut Maggie Lieu’s Log  Day One: Stardate 22/02/2025.  Hello Mission Control…. Just kidding! Hi mum,…

Once-in-a-generation near miss for Asteroid with its own moon

You may not have noticed, but the Earth had a close shave on Monday…

After Virgin Galactic crash, Spaceport America looks for new commercial flight customers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The scramble to get everything ready for the…

Virgin Galactic to Begin Space Flights by Close of 2014

Virgin Galactic, which will offer rocket-powered…

F9R Flight Test

Video of Falcon 9 Reusable (F9R) taking its second

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo reaches record height in latest test

Space tourism company Virgin Galactic sent its SpaceShipTwo…

Incredible Vertical-Landing Grasshopper Rocket Has Retired

Did you take a moment to look at that August video of the

NASA shoots lasers at the moon for new communication speed record

NASA has set a new record for

SpaceX rocket could see first Spaceport America launch in December

Kamikaze Moon mission on track as NASA grips its tumbling LADEE

NASA has confirmed that its LADEE (

Ex-NASA Shuttle Pilot Joins Virgin Galactic

Fresh off the heels of the first rocket-powered test flight of its passenger spaceship, owner and aspiring operator

FBI comes clean on top X-File: ‘We never investigated’ Hottel UFO memo

The FBI says it never followed up on the most popular file in its online reading room — a 

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