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SpaceX Successfully Returns NASA Astronauts to Earth

Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, aboard the 'Endeavour' Crew Dragon capsule, splashed down on Sunday in the Gulf of Mexico.

Pentagon's UFO Program May Make Some Findings Public

Sen. Marco Rubio wants to crowdsource information on 'unidentified aerial phenomenon' at US military bases.

5 Public Space Companies to Invest in Over the Next Decade

Think the only big name in space exploration is SpaceX? Think again. Here are five companies you need to know.

NASA Wants You to Design a Space Toilet for Future Moon Missions

The space agency is crowdsourcing ideas for a cosmic commode that works in microgravity and lunar gravity.

Virgin Galactic Signs NASA Deal to Take Private Citizens to the ISS

For now, it will merely act as an ISS travel agency for NASA.

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