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SpaceX Will Resume Rocket Launches on January 8th
SpaceX

SpaceX Will Resume Rocket Launches on January 8th

It also has solutions that should prevent a repeat of its launch pad explosion.
Barbara Corcoran, Tim Gunn Hear Awful Pitches From 'The Daily Show'
Space Travel

Barbara Corcoran, Tim Gunn Hear Awful Pitches From 'The Daily Show'

The correspondents on the satire news show shared their ideas for how astronauts could poop in space.
Stephen J. Bronner
8 Inspirational Quotes From Space Pioneer John Glenn
Inspirational Quotes

8 Inspirational Quotes From Space Pioneer John Glenn

Memorable insights from the first American to orbit the Earth.
Nina Zipkin
Virgin Galactic's New Spaceship Completes Its First Glide Test
Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic's New Spaceship Completes Its First Glide Test

This early test of VSS Unity was an important step.
Stephen Hawking Says Humans Have 1,000 Years Left on Earth
Space Travel

Stephen Hawking Says Humans Have 1,000 Years Left on Earth

The world-renowned physicist slaps an expiration date on our planet.
Dan Bova
SpaceX Seeks U.S. Approval to Provide Internet from Space
SpaceX

SpaceX Seeks U.S. Approval to Provide Internet from Space

The Calif.-based company, owned and operated by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, has proposed an orbiting digital communications array that would eventually consist of 4,425 satellites.
NASA Is Concerned About SpaceX's Rocket Fueling Practices
NASA

NASA Is Concerned About SpaceX's Rocket Fueling Practices

It's worried that SpaceX will put crews at risk by topping up while they're aboard.
5 Pieces of Amazing Advice From Twin Space Heroes
Inspiration

5 Pieces of Amazing Advice From Twin Space Heroes

Capt. Scott Kelly and Capt. Mark Kelly know all about operating under pressure.
Nina Zipkin
Are Elon Musk and NASA Fighting Over Mars?
Elon Musk

Are Elon Musk and NASA Fighting Over Mars?

'If Elon Musk brought the samples in the door right now I'd throw him a party out of my own money,' NASA scientist said.
Entrepreneur Staff
Elon Musk Breaks Down His Plan for Mars in Reddit AMA
Space Travel

Elon Musk Breaks Down His Plan for Mars in Reddit AMA

The SpaceX founder talked specs and science fiction.
Nina Zipkin
Blue Origin Successfully Tests Capsule Safety, Lands Booster
Blue Origin

Blue Origin Successfully Tests Capsule Safety, Lands Booster

Saving the capsule was the only goal of the test and the survival of the Blue Shepherd rocket, making its fifth flight, served as a bonus for Blue Origin.
Elon Musk Outlines Plans to Put Humans on Mars
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Outlines Plans to Put Humans on Mars

Though he said he envisions humans living in a large colony on Mars, he added that the key will be getting the cost down low enough to attract willing volunteers.
SpaceX Blast Investigation Suggests Breach in Oxygen Tank's Helium System
SpaceX

SpaceX Blast Investigation Suggests Breach in Oxygen Tank's Helium System

No one was hurt in the explosion, which could be heard 30 miles (48 km) away from SpaceX's launch pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.