Launch

12.21.15
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket sticks the landing on its return
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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket sticks the landing on its return

SpaceX delayed the launch to improve odds for landing afterwards. It was worth it.

By M. Smith,   12.21.15
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12.21.15
Watch SpaceX's latest attempt at landing a reusable rocket
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Watch SpaceX's latest attempt at landing a reusable rocket

The livestream is scheduled to start at 8:05 PM Eastern from Cape Canaveral.

By T. Seppala,   12.21.15
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12.18.15
SpaceX is on target for a launch-and-land attempt Sunday
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SpaceX is on target for a launch-and-land attempt Sunday

Elon Musk and company are ready to try again after two explosions earlier this year.

By R. Lawler,   12.18.15
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12.17.15
China launches satellite to unlock dark matter's secrets
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China launches satellite to unlock dark matter's secrets

The elusive stuff that makes up 68 percent of the universe must be in a cupboard somewhere.

By S. Dent,   12.17.15
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12.10.15
Here's the Cygnus spacecraft launching in glorious 4K
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Here's the Cygnus spacecraft launching in glorious 4K

Now you just need to find a UHD set to watch it on

By A. Tarantola,   12.10.15
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12.10.15
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket returns to the skies this month
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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket returns to the skies this month

This marks the first launch since the disastrous Falcon 9 explosion in June.

By J. Conditt,   12.10.15
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12.06.15
Orbital Sciences launches first spacecraft since 2014 explosion
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Orbital Sciences launches first spacecraft since 2014 explosion

The Cygnus resupply mission is off to the International Space Station.

By J. Fingas,   12.06.15
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12.04.15
Watch NASA launch its Cygnus mission to the ISS
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Watch NASA launch its Cygnus mission to the ISS

This is Orbital Sciences' first attempt at an ISS resupply mission since last year's explosion.

By R. Lawler,   12.04.15
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10.14.15
Watch Virgin Galactic test fire its satellite launching rocket
10.14.15

Watch Virgin Galactic test fire its satellite launching rocket

Considering its ambitious launch schedule, there's still a lot of work to do.

By S. Dent,   10.14.15
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