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In Light of the Loss of Orbital Sciences' Antares

Richard Garriott | Posted 12.29.2014 | Science
Richard Garriott

Until we reach a large number of flights on a given system, we should be prepared for periodic failures -- far more than we would expect or tolerate with our cars and planes. And since we hope to put people atop many of these systems, we need to reach high flight count goals.

SpaceX Launches 3-D Printer, Mice Into Space

AP | By MARCIA DUNN | Posted 11.20.2014 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for ast...

Glitch Keeps Private Spacecraft From Docking With ISS

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 09.23.2013 | Science

A new robotic commercial cargo ship for the International Space Station skipped its first attempt to link up with the orbiting lab Sunday (Sept. 22)...

Private Spacecraft Blasts Off On Debut Mission To ISS

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 11.18.2013 | Science

A commercial cargo ship made its successful debut Wednesday, rocketing toward the International Space Station and doubling the number of NASA's privat...

NASA-Contracted Rocket Successfully Test Launched

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 06.21.2013 | Science

ATLANTIC, Va. — A company contracted by NASA to deliver supplies to the International Space Station successfully launched a rocket on Sunday in ...

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: America's Nerdiest Destination

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

A summer ago, as NASA astronauts prepped for the final mission of the 30-year Shuttle program, Florida's Space Coast cashed in for the last time on ga...