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NASA Takes a Step Toward Mars With Test Launch
Space Travel

NASA Takes a Step Toward Mars With Test Launch

The Orion spacecraft launched this morning. Watch the take off and have a look at images of Earth taken from orbit.
Catherine Clifford
Apple Gets Aggressive and Europe Makes Space History: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Apple Gets Aggressive and Europe Makes Space History: Your Weekly News Roundup

Check out the headlines entrepreneurs and innovators need to know.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Europe Makes Space History as Probe Lands on Comet
Far Out Tech

Europe Makes Space History as Probe Lands on Comet

This mission is the climax of a decade-long mission to get samples from what are the remnants of the birth of Earth's solar system.
What You Need to Know About the Comet Probe Landing Tomorrow
Space Travel

What You Need to Know About the Comet Probe Landing Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the culmination of a decade-long project to land a probe on a comet in deep space.
Carly Okyle
The World Needs More of Richard Branson's 'Hubris'
Leadership

The World Needs More of Richard Branson's 'Hubris'

The criticism of Sir Richard Branson's role in the SpaceShipTwo crash is a knock on entrepreneurship itself.
Ray Hennessey
This Could Be Why the Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashed
Virgin Galactic

This Could Be Why the Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashed

Investigators say a key function of the craft deployed early.
Accidents Happen and Space Is Hard
Leadership

Accidents Happen and Space Is Hard

Ignore the criticism over the private sector's role in the Antares rocket failure.
Ray Hennessey
Meet the Entrepreneurs at the Forefront of the Space Race
Space Travel

Meet the Entrepreneurs at the Forefront of the Space Race

Richard Branson and other adventurers take on the final frontier.
Elon Musk Wants to Colonize Mars in Order to Fend Off Human Extinction
Space Travel

Elon Musk Wants to Colonize Mars in Order to Fend Off Human Extinction

Musk hopes to begin sending settlers to Mars by the year 2040, with a full colony of 1 million slated to arrive by century's end.
Geoff Weiss
Editor's Note: Light Years
Editor's Note

Editor's Note: Light Years

Space is the last frontier, a place where pioneers dare to dream.
Amy Cosper
Jeff Bezos' Enigmatic Aerospace Company Scores Knockout Contract
Space Travel

Jeff Bezos' Enigmatic Aerospace Company Scores Knockout Contract

The Amazon founder's Blue Origin aerospace outfit will develop rocket engines for the United Launch Alliance -- a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing that creates spacecraft for the U.S. government.
Geoff Weiss
A Poor, Sleepy Border Town Just Won Billionaire Entrepreneur Elon Musk's Business
Elon Musk

A Poor, Sleepy Border Town Just Won Billionaire Entrepreneur Elon Musk's Business

Brownsville, Texas, will be home to the world's first commercial rocket launch complex, built by SpaceX.
Catherine Clifford
Artificial Intelligence Has Elon Musk Deeply Concerned
Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Has Elon Musk Deeply Concerned

He's afraid it will produce a 'Terminator'-like catastrophe, and could be more 'more dangerous than nukes.'
Laura Entis
Buzz Aldrin on the Future of Space Travel: 'Get Your Ass to Mars!'
Space Travel

Buzz Aldrin on the Future of Space Travel: 'Get Your Ass to Mars!'

The pioneering astronaut thinks that going to the moon again isn't a good use of our resources. Instead, he's got his eye on Mars.
Nina Zipkin