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06.19.15
NASA tests battle trucks as astronaut escape vehicles
06.19.15

NASA tests battle trucks as astronaut escape vehicles

If something goes catastrophically wrong during one of NASA's upcoming commercial spacecraft launc...

By A. Tarantola,   06.19.15
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10.18.14
Air Force's mysterious space drone returns after two years in orbit
10.18.14

Air Force's mysterious space drone returns after two years in orbit

Following its longest-ever mission by far, the 11,000 pound X-37B unmanned spacecraft has returned...

By S. Dent,   10.18.14
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11.03.12
Visualized: Space Shuttle Atlantis makes its final journey, arrives at new home (video)
11.03.12

Visualized: Space Shuttle Atlantis makes its final journey, arrives at new home (video)

On Friday, Space Shuttle Atlantis made its final voyage, marking the last time an orbiter in Ameri...

By A. Santos,   11.03.12
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10.06.12
Space Shuttle Atlantis hands-on: a look inside (video)
10.06.12

Space Shuttle Atlantis hands-on: a look inside (video)

Space Shuttles Discovery, Endeavour and Enterprise have all left Kennedy Space Center for new home...

By A. Santos,   10.06.12
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09.21.12
Vizualized: Bay Area bids adieu to Space Shuttle Endeavour (update: video)
09.21.12

Vizualized: Bay Area bids adieu to Space Shuttle Endeavour (update: video)

NASA and the US government may have moved on from the shuttle program, but it's clear that the Ame...

By M. Gorman,   09.21.12
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09.09.12
Space Shuttle Endeavour hitching a ride atop a 747 to its new home on September 17
09.09.12

Space Shuttle Endeavour hitching a ride atop a 747 to its new home on September 17

Space Shuttles Discovery and Enterprise have already settled into their new homes, and now Endeavo...

By A. Santos,   09.09.12
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07.23.12
Sally Ride, first American woman in space, dies at 61 (updated)
07.23.12

Sally Ride, first American woman in space, dies at 61 (updated)

It's a sad day for space travel. Sally Ride, the first American woman to ever travel to space, has...

By J. Fingas,   07.23.12
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07.19.12
Space Shuttle Enterprise ready to go on display, space travel gets its fitting tribute
07.19.12

Space Shuttle Enterprise ready to go on display, space travel gets its fitting tribute

The Enterprise has been on what we'd call a very leisurely trip around the East coast, but it's fi...

By J. Fingas,   07.19.12
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06.29.12
Shuttle takes quiet nettops down the Cedar Trail, intros XS35V3 and XS35GTA V3
06.29.12

Shuttle takes quiet nettops down the Cedar Trail, intros XS35V3 and XS35GTA V3

Nettops have slipped a bit out of vogue, but Shuttle is keeping the flame alive for those who like...

By J. Fingas,   06.29.12
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