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Oct 26, 2012

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Orbital Technologies Corp. (Orbitec) mounted a flight camera on the flight test vehicle it used Oct. 20 to demonstrate its new "vortex" rocket engine....More
Oct 25, 2012

Russian, U.S. Soyuz Crew Docks with Space Station

Soyuz spacecraft with two Russian cosmonauts, NASA astronaut closes in on ISS docking. Photo Credit: NASA TV ....More
Oct 25, 2012

Elon Musk's Latest Interview

The new issue of Wired magazine has an interview by Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson with SpaceX's CEO: Elon Musk’s Mission to Mars. The whole thing is....More
Oct 23, 2012

Soyuz Departs for Space Station with U.S., Russian Crew

Soyuz mission departs Baikonur Cosmodrome, Pad 31, with three Space Station crew members. Photo Credit: NASA photo ....More
Oct 22, 2012

Photos and Video: Xcor Lynx Full-scale Model

Xcor Aerospace has assembled a full-scale, high-fidelity model of its two-seat Lynx suborbital spaceplane at the International Symposium for Personal....More
Oct 19, 2012

Scientists: Solar Wind, a Newly Discovered Source of Lunar Water

Samples from Tranquility Base suggest solar wind brings water to lunar soil. Photo Credit: NASA....More
Oct 15, 2012

Proton Launches IS-23

An International Launch Services (ILS) Proton vehicle launched the Intelsat 23 satellite from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Oct. 14. Liftoff....More
Oct 14, 2012

Falcon 9 Drops Orbcomm Satellite in Wrong Orbit

It looks like SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket failed to deliver a secondary payload to its intended orbit during an otherwise successful Oct. 7 mission. The....More
Oct 12, 2012

Orbcomm's OG2 Satellite Deorbits

Orbcomm declared its OG2 prototype spacecraft a total loss Oct. 11 after the second-generation communications satellite that flew as a secondary....More
Oct 11, 2012

Mission 26: Endeavour Gets Set for Final Journey

The people of Los Angeles are expected to turn out in their thousands on Friday and Saturday to watch the space shuttle Endeavour slowly make its way....More
Oct 10, 2012

Space Station Crew Captures Dragon

SpaceX Dragon awaits space station robot arm capture. Photo Credit: NASA TV....More
Oct 08, 2012

Enter Aviation Week's Photo Contest

Aviation Week's 21st annual Photo Contest is open. Winning photos will be included in our special Photo Contest issue, December 24, 2012. The four....More
Oct 08, 2012

SpaceX Dragon Begins Initial ISS Mission Under $1.6 Billion NASA Resupply Contract

SpaceX's Falcon 9/Dragon Commercial Resupply Services 1 mission lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., late Sunday, signaling the....More
Oct 08, 2012

ISS Managers Welcome Return of U.S. Cargo Launch, Return Capabilities

International Space Station managers welcome the return of a U.S. re-supply capability that regular SpaceX Falcon 9/Dragon operations promise, Mike....More
Oct 07, 2012

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk: Inaugural Commercial Re-Supply Contract Flight a Challenge

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk sounded a note of caution Friday as the launching of the Hawthorne, Calif.,-based company's first Falcon 9/Dragon mission to the....More
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