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Mar 27, 2015

U. S., Russian Astronauts Reach International Space Station for One Year Stay6

"He will do great," predicted NASA astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore, who returned to Earth after 5 1/2 months on the ISS earlier this month. Wilmore....More
Mar 25, 2015

Kepler Achievements Recognized by National Air and Space Museum

"We are discovering all kinds of exotic planets, worlds that have oceans of molten rock, worlds that have not one but two stars rising in the East....More
Mar 21, 2015

SpaceX's Gwynne Shotwell Talks Raptor, Falcon 9, CRS-2, Satellite Internet and More5

During a March 17 luncheon Shotwell touched on developments underway at the Hawthorne, California-based company....More
Mar 19, 2015

NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Spots Martian Aurora, Unexplained Dust Cloud

"What's especially surprising about the aurora we saw is how deep in the atmosphere it occurs," said Arnaud Stiepen, a University of Colorado....More
Mar 17, 2015

SpaceX's New Spin on Falcon 938

Modifications to the Falcon 9 v1.1 will lead to a new design for the SpaceX Falcon Heavy....More
Mar 13, 2015

Rocking Aurora Point to Large Ocean on Jupiter's moon Ganymede

"A deep ocean under the icy crust of Ganymede opens up further exciting possibilities for life beyond Earth," said John Grunsfeld, associate....More
Mar 12, 2015

Inside The World's First Space-Based Commercial Laser-Relay Service

Europe's EDRS will use laser beam transmissions between low-Earth orbiting (LEO) spacecraft and commercial communications satellites in geostationary....More
Mar 01, 2015

U.S. Spacewalkers Complete Space Station Docking Port Antenna Installations, Cable Extensions5

"That was an amazing effort," said NASA spacewalker Terry Virts....More
Feb 25, 2015

Inside The Roc's Lair19

A rare glimpse of the world's largest aircraft under assembly in Mojave, California....More
Feb 21, 2015

Saturday Spacewalk Kicks Off Addition of Commercial Crew Docking Ports to ISS6

"I worked up a lather on that one," quipped NASA spacewalker Barry "Butch" Wilmore. "You guys have done just a superb job," noted Mission Control....More
Feb 17, 2015

Plumes Spotted in Martian Atmosphere Baffle Experts1

"...both explanations defy our current understanding of Mars' upper atmosphere," says European led study team....More
Feb 17, 2015

Russian Progress Re-supply Capsule Races Toward Space Station Docking

Russia's Progress 58, or M-26M, is carrying 3.1 tons of propellant, water, compressed oxygen, spare parts, research gear and other dry goods....More
Feb 10, 2015

Dragon Capsule Returns From Fifth Contracted Space Station Resupply Mission1

The Dragon capsule splashed down under parachute, SpaceX confirmed at 7:45 p.m., EST....More
Feb 05, 2015

Spacecraft Propellant Tank Lands On Brazilian Farm6

The object, which the Brazilian Space Agency later identified as a spacecraft propellant tank, fell 50 meters from a house....More
Feb 05, 2015

ESA's Planck Mission Buys Time: Star Formation Began Later Than We Thought2

"While these 100 million years may seem negligible...," Italian astronomer Marco Bersanelli....More
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