Spaceflight

01.05.16
Virgin Galactic debuts the next SpaceShipTwo on February 19th
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Virgin Galactic debuts the next SpaceShipTwo on February 19th

Virgin Galactic revives its hopes for private spaceflight in just over a month.

By J. Fingas,   01.05.16
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12.28.15
Vladimir Putin dissolved Roscosmos, Russia's federal space agency
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Vladimir Putin dissolved Roscosmos, Russia's federal space agency

It'll be reborn as a state-run corporation later this week.

By C. Velazco,   12.28.15
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11.25.15
President signs pro-asteroid mining bill into law
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President signs pro-asteroid mining bill into law

US companies can keep whatever they mine in space.

By J. Fingas,   11.25.15
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11.22.15
China and the US create a 'space hotline' to avoid conflicts
11.22.15

China and the US create a 'space hotline' to avoid conflicts

The US and China can reach each other directly to make sure a space emergency doesn't lead to a fight.

By J. Fingas,   11.22.15
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11.18.15
Congress approves space mining, minus regulation
11.18.15

Congress approves space mining, minus regulation

Private companies are allowed to mine in space, but they won't have much government oversight.

By J. Fingas,   11.18.15
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10.28.15
ICYMI: Mousetrap for memory, balloon space launch and more
10.28.15

ICYMI: Mousetrap for memory, balloon space launch and more

Fancy a ride in a football stadium-sized balloon, out of our atmosphere? 2017 is your year, buddy.

By K. Davis,   10.28.15
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10.27.15
World View tests a small version of its balloon-powered spacecraft
10.27.15

World View tests a small version of its balloon-powered spacecraft

And it reached an altitude of 100,000 feet.

By M. Moon,   10.27.15
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05.28.15
Boeing is NASA's first pick for manned ISS flights
05.28.15

Boeing is NASA's first pick for manned ISS flights

NASA is on track to bring human spaceflight back to the US. The agency has ordered its first "crew...

By N. Summers,   05.28.15
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05.04.15
SpaceX's manned Dragon capsule gets its first real test on May 6th
05.04.15

SpaceX's manned Dragon capsule gets its first real test on May 6th

You won't have to wait much longer to see what SpaceX's manned Dragon capsule is like in action. S...

By J. Fingas,   05.04.15
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