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Musk: SpaceX Explosion Is 'Most Difficult' Failure In 14 Years

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.09.2016 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept 9 - SpaceX founder and chief Elon Musk said on Friday he was unsure why one of the company’s Falcon rockets burst into fl...

Stunning GoPro Rocket Launch Will Take You To Dizzying New Heights

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.05.2016 | Science

Forget sticking a GoPro on your bike helmet -- cameras on a rocket are where it's really at. This footage just uploaded to YouTube by GoPro shows las...

WATCH: Little Boy's Rocket Launch Isn't The Success He'd Planned

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.30.2016 | Weird News

He gets 10 out of 10 for effort. But the launch of this little boy's toy rocket didn't exactly go to plan. The kid excitedly runs down a woodland road...

Space Travel Is a Sexy, Emerging Industry

Fiona Ma | Posted 01.29.2017 | Science
Fiona Ma

From its very first days, space exploration has been a highly visible, but strictly confidential, endeavor funded by various government agencies. Fifty-eight years after NASA was founded, space exploration still has the power to captivate and inspire.

SpaceX Launches Rocket After Several Scrubbed Attempts

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 02.11.2015 | Science

Third time's a charm! After complications on previous attempts, SpaceX launched the DSCOVR space weather satellite on Wednesday evening from Cape C...

Mighty Mega-Rocket To Usher In New Era Of Space Exploration | Raphael Rosen | Posted 05.29.2014 | Science

A new era of space exploration — supported by a history-making new mega-rocket and a spacecraft designed to deliver humans into deep space — could...

Rocket Launch Halted By Last-Second Glitch

Reuters | Irene and Klotz | Posted 01.28.2014 | Science

By Irene and Klotz (Reuters) - The launch of an unmanned Space Exploration Technologies' Falcon 9 rocket was aborted one minute before ...

WATCH LIVE: Record-Setting Rocket Launch | Joe Rao | Posted 11.19.2013 | Science

NASA and the U.S. military will launch a record payload of 29 satellites from a Virginia spaceport Tuesday night (Nov. 19) on a mission that could cre...

ISS-Bound Spacecraft Suffers Major Glitch

Posted 03.01.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 03/01/2013 10:12 AM EST on CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A privately built unmanned spacecraft launched for NASA...

ISS-Bound Rocket Lifts Off With Crew From Three Nations

Posted 12.19.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 12/19/2012 07:26 AM EST on This story was updated on Dec. 19 at 7:20 a.m. EST. An American astronaut, a ...

WATCH: What Has This North Korea Anchor So Overly Excited?

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 12.12.2012 | World

What has this North Korean KCTV anchor in such a fluster of excitement? Why, the successful launch of North Korea's Unha-3 rocket and satellite of cou...

Celebrity's Ashes 'Beamed Up' Into Space

Posted 05.22.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/22/2012 08:15 AM EDT on CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Scotty has finally been beamed up. The ashes of the...

TONIGHT: Rare Rocket Barrage To Delight Skywatchers On Coast

Posted 03.14.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/13/2012 02:55 PM EDT on NASA will launch five rockets in five minutes Wednesday (March 14) to study fast-m...

More Bang for Buck Rogers

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 08.20.2011 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

NASA has a responsibility to be a good customer. This means one that knows what it wants when it walks in, how much it wants and how often, and what it wants to pay.

WATCH: One-Person Rocket Launches

Posted 08.06.2011 | Technology

Richard Branson can get you into space, but it'll cost you $200,000. For those looking for a cheaper ride, Copenhagen Suborbitals might be the tick...

Crayola Crayon Rockets Launched in Nevada Desert

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

John Coker, a homemade rocket enthusiast, has built--and launched--a set of rockets that resemble a giant 8-pack of Crayola Crayons. 'Since a friend...

Space Shuttle Launch As Seen From Commercial Airplane (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A space shuttle launch, occurring eerily close to a commercial airplane flying nearby, was caught on tape by a passenger on board the flight. The Y...

G8 Condemns North Korea Over Nuclear Test, Rocket launch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Group of Eight leading nations' foreign ministers Friday strongly condemned North Korea for its nuclear test and long-range rocket launch, saying in a...