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Unmanned SpaceX Rocket Explodes Minutes After Launch
SpaceX

Unmanned SpaceX Rocket Explodes Minutes After Launch

The Falcon 9 rocket's mission was to re-supply the space station. It's the third time an effort to do so has failed.
Mathew Ingram
Jeff Bezos' Rocket Company Test-Flies Suborbital Spaceship
Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos' Rocket Company Test-Flies Suborbital Spaceship

It's the first in a series of test flights to develop commercial unmanned and passenger spaceflight service
How Microsoft's HoloLens Could Boost the Race to Colonize Mars
Far Out Tech

How Microsoft's HoloLens Could Boost the Race to Colonize Mars

Virtual reality + holograms + Mars = out of this world.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Virgin Galactic Lands in Long Beach, Unveils Plan to Launch Small Satellites Into Space
Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Lands in Long Beach, Unveils Plan to Launch Small Satellites Into Space

Richard Branson's commercial spaceflight venture moved into the Southern California city to build a craft that will rocket satellites, not people, into space. We caught up with Virgin Galactic's CEO for the latest details.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
NASA and IBM Are Hosting an Epic Global Hackathon This Weekend
Innovation

NASA and IBM Are Hosting an Epic Global Hackathon This Weekend

Big thinkers in more than 130 locations across the globe will work to develop solutions to problems that involve robots, humanity and Mars.
Catherine Clifford
Jeff Bezos' Rocket Company to Begin Test Flights This Year
Space Travel

Jeff Bezos' Rocket Company to Begin Test Flights This Year

Blue Origin has finished work on a rocket engine for a suborbital spaceship.
The Millionaire Entrepreneur Offering a One-Way Ticket to Mars
Space Travel

The Millionaire Entrepreneur Offering a One-Way Ticket to Mars

Some people want to change the world, while others would rather just leave it behind.
Why This Entrepreneur Dreams of Living on Mars
Far Out Tech

Why This Entrepreneur Dreams of Living on Mars

Entrepreneur Jaymee Del Rosario has been selected among the 100 candidates to possibly colonize the red planet as part of an initiative called Mars One. Here's what she has to say about her ambitious plans.
Jason Fell
Watch Elon Musk's Second Attempt to Land a SpaceX Rocket
SpaceX

Watch Elon Musk's Second Attempt to Land a SpaceX Rocket

Because 'close, but no cigar' simply isn't good enough.
Jason Fell
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Wants to Build a Second Internet in Outer Space to the Tune of $10 Billion

Hundreds of orbiting satellites would not only improve the flow of data on our current Internet, but also connect the 1 million colonists that Musk hopes to send to Mars.
Geoff Weiss
3 Business Takeaways from Elon Musk's Reddit AMA
Elon Musk

3 Business Takeaways from Elon Musk's Reddit AMA

In a wide-ranging conversation that focused on everything from video games to the more technical aspects of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk offers a glimpse into his life.
Nina Zipkin
SpaceX Nixes Rocket Launch at Last Minute
SpaceX

SpaceX Nixes Rocket Launch at Last Minute

The launch of a Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket was called off due to a possible technical glitch.
Scientists to Search for Earth-Like Planets with World's Largest Telescope
Innovation

Scientists to Search for Earth-Like Planets with World's Largest Telescope

Funds have been secured for the appropriately named 'European Extremely Large Telescope.'
Nina Zipkin
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