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SpaceX Rocket Lifts Off on Cargo Run, Then Lands at Launch Site
SpaceX

SpaceX Rocket Lifts Off on Cargo Run, Then Lands at Launch Site

The 23-story-tall Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 12:45 a.m. EDT.
Virgin Galactic Poised to Start Its New Spaceship's Test Flights
Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Poised to Start Its New Spaceship's Test Flights

Virgin Galactic also doesn't have a target date for its first official flight yet despite already having sold 700 tickets.
We Might Not Be Able to Use Martian Water After All
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We Might Not Be Able to Use Martian Water After All

A new study says the planet's water might not be drinkable. Worse, it might not even exist. A team of scientists from the University of Arizona looked more closely into those dark streaks called "recurrent slope linae" or RSL in an effort to figure out their origin.
NASA's Juno Spacecraft Loops Into Orbit Around Jupiter
Juno

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Loops Into Orbit Around Jupiter

'We're there. We're in orbit. We conquered Jupiter,' lead mission scientist Scott Bolton.
Get Motivated by This Music Inspired by the Latest Jupiter Mission
Inspiration

Get Motivated by This Music Inspired by the Latest Jupiter Mission

NASA and Apple collaborated on the project to celebrate the Juno spacecraft's expected trajectory over Independence Day weekend.
Nina Zipkin
Buzz Aldrin Wants You to Know -- the Sky Is Not the Limit
Radicals & Visionaries

Buzz Aldrin Wants You to Know -- the Sky Is Not the Limit

In this interview, the second man on the moon shares life lessons from his latest book on mentorship and attaining any dream.
Nina Zipkin
Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen's Space Company Nears Debut of World's Biggest Plane
Space Travel

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen's Space Company Nears Debut of World's Biggest Plane

Allen's move coincides with a surge of new businesses planning to sell internet access, Earth imagery, climate data and other services from networks of hundreds of satellites in low-altitude orbits around Earth.
Elon Musk's SpaceX Rocket Crashes During Landing
Elon Musk

Elon Musk's SpaceX Rocket Crashes During Landing

After successfully launching two satellites, the Falcon 9 crashed while attempting to land on a barge.
Entrepreneur Staff
SpaceX Rocket Crashes After Streak of Successful Landings
SpaceX

SpaceX Rocket Crashes After Streak of Successful Landings

After earlier successful sea landings, the Falcon 9 rocket exploded.
10 Women Who Shattered Glass Ceilings
Women Leaders

10 Women Who Shattered Glass Ceilings

As the first female presidential nominee from a major political party in the United States, Hillary Clinton joins these other power players.
Carly Okyle
Watch Mark Zuckerberg Chat Live With International Space Station Astronauts Today
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Watch Mark Zuckerberg Chat Live With International Space Station Astronauts Today

Got a burning out-of-this-world question? It's not too late to submit it to NASA. You never know, the billionaire Facebook founder might ask it for you.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Hotel Entrepreneur Wants to Open a New Location Barely Anyone Can Get to -- Yet
Space Travel

This Hotel Entrepreneur Wants to Open a New Location Barely Anyone Can Get to -- Yet

Robert Bigelow's aerospace company and United Launch Alliance want to put an inflatable commercial space station in orbit by 2020.
Nina Zipkin
8 Out-of-This-World Technologies That NASA Has Invested In
NASA

8 Out-of-This-World Technologies That NASA Has Invested In

The space agency has backed a wide range of fascinating innovations.
Nina Zipkin
British Astronaut Tim Peake Is Running the London Marathon From Space
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British Astronaut Tim Peake Is Running the London Marathon From Space

Peake is the second astronaut to run a marathon on the International Space Station.
Nina Zipkin