Reentry

12.20.14
Here's what astronauts aboard Orion will see during re-entry
12.20.14

Here's what astronauts aboard Orion will see during re-entry

Most of us will never be astronauts -- sorry to break it to ya -- but we can at least pretend to b...

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11.29.14
DNA smeared on a rocket survives re-entry and tells of life's origins
11.29.14

DNA smeared on a rocket survives re-entry and tells of life's origins

Well, would you look at that: scientists have discovered that DNA can make it through the hellish...

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05.31.12
PSA: SpaceX's Dragon due to splash down at 11:44am ET (video)
05.31.12

PSA: SpaceX's Dragon due to splash down at 11:44am ET (video)

SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft successfully departed the International Space Station at 4:07am ET and...

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04.02.11
Japanese spacecraft's 'black box' recorder survives flaming fall to earth
04.02.11

Japanese spacecraft's 'black box' recorder survives flaming fall to earth

When we reported on Japan's plans to track the re-entry process of its Kounotori 2 spacecraft with...

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03.29.11
Japan sends Kounotori 2 spacecraft on suicide mission to study re-entry process
03.29.11

Japan sends Kounotori 2 spacecraft on suicide mission to study re-entry process

An unmanned cargo ship built by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is set to go up in fl...

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11.22.10
FAA gives SpaceX the first-ever commercial license for spacecraft reentry
11.22.10

FAA gives SpaceX the first-ever commercial license for spacecraft reentry

Well, SpaceX just scored a huge milestone in space travel for the proletariat: we get to come back...

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