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July 19, 2018

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 demonstrated its crew capsule escape system. The […]
June 29, 2018

Boeing unveils design for hypersonic passenger plane

Boeing has revealed a concept design for a hypersonic aircraft that could reach most locations in the world within one to three hours. The American aerospace company showed a […]
February 3, 2018

Cosmonauts Break Russian Spacewalk Record During Space Station Antenna Repair

Two cosmonauts took a spacewalk outside the International Space Stationtoday (Feb. 2) to tackle a long-awaited upgrade to the communications system on the Russian side of the […]
November 28, 2017

Contact lost with satellites after Soyuz launch

WASHINGTON — Controllers have been unable to contact a weather satellite launched on a Soyuz rocket from the country’s new spaceport Nov. 28, raising fears of […]
October 31, 2017

SpaceX ties ULA’s annual launch record with 16th launch this year

WASHINGTON — SpaceX’s Oct. 30 launch of the Koreasat-5A telecommunications satellite doubled the number of Falcon 9 missions completed in a single year and ties the […]
October 22, 2017

International Space Station Crew Invites Public Along for Photographic Trip Around World

NASA astronaut and Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik will spend one full orbit photographing Earth from the International Space Station on Monday, Oct. 23, and he […]
October 16, 2017

Who’s Out There? The Importance of Getting Real

What I love about this site is that it is “where science meets science fiction.” Here we can let our imaginations fly with wonderful stories that […]
September 14, 2017

Who’s Out There–It’s a Puzzlement

There is a significant disagreement about where life most likely came to be on Earth: 1) in deep sea alkaline hydrothermal vents or 2) in drier […]
July 14, 2017

Flying Cars and Casino-Themed Planes Are the Future of Flight, Says Airbus

Chief technology officer Paul Eremenko, speaking at a Hong Kong tech conference, speculated on emerging forms of air travel, including the company’s self-piloted flying car, the […]