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Rick Fleeter's Personal Satellite Revolution Has Begun

Marco Cáceres | Posted 06.18.2014 | Science
Marco Cáceres

The launch Friday of SpaceX's Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) is important for at least three primary reasons. First, be...

Humans in Space: Finding a Shared Voice

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 04.20.2014 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

Each of us seems to think ours is the only worthwhile goal. And of course we also each have our own favorite spacecraft, our own perfect solutions and systems and approaches, and everyone else be damned, because my way is the space highway.

Private Spacecraft's Return Trip Delayed

Posted 03.25.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/24/2013 09:52 AM EDT on SPACE.com A private cargo capsule's trip home to Earth from the International Space Station ha...

Dessert-Laden Dragon Capsule Docks At ISS

Posted 10.10.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 10/10/2012 07:35 AM EDT on SPACE.com A privately built robotic space capsule arrived at the International Space Stati...

SpaceX Capsule's Historic Return To Earth

Posted 05.31.2012 | Science

UPDATE: The capsule's successful splashdown was confirmed at 11:42 EDT. by Clara Moskowitz, SPACE.com Assistant Managing Editor Date: 31 May 2012 ...

PHOTOS: SpaceX's Journey Into History

Posted 05.26.2012 | Science

Today at 9:56 a.m. EDT, the International Space Station (ISS) reached out a robotic arm and grabbed the Dragon spacecraft, making Los Angeles-based Sp...

Spacecraft Making Historic Approach

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.25.2012 | Science

UPDATE: The Dragon capsule was successfully captured at 9:56 a.m. EDT by NASA astronaut Don Pettit, using the International Space Station's (ISS) robo...

SpaceX Craft Attempts Risky Space Station Flyby

Posted 05.24.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/24/2012 06:56 AM EDT on SPACE.com This story was updated at 8:10 a.m. EDT. A private spaceship on its first t...

WATCH: SpaceX Rocket Blasts Off Toward International Space Station

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.22.2012 | Science

Second time's a charm. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station early Tuesday morning, carrying the Dragon caps...