Space flight

07.10.12
Researchers find space travel prolongs the life of worms
07.10.12

Researchers find space travel prolongs the life of worms

We've seen research that suggests prolonged space travel could have some adverse effects on the hu...

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06.24.12
Chinese astronauts go hands-on, manually dock with orbiting module
06.24.12

Chinese astronauts go hands-on, manually dock with orbiting module

Looks like China continues to add to its space cred after recently joining the rarefied ranks of c...

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06.23.12
Excalibur Almaz wants to offer the first private trip to the Moon -- provided you've got £100 million
06.23.12

Excalibur Almaz wants to offer the first private trip to the Moon -- provided you've got £100 million

Sir Richard Branson might want to look over his shoulder, since Virgin Galactic now has an even mo...

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06.18.12
China conducts its first crewed spaceship docking, gives east Asia its place in space (updated)
06.18.12

China conducts its first crewed spaceship docking, gives east Asia its place in space (updated)

Believe it or not, the only countries to have docked a human-helmed spacecraft in the first 50 yea...

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05.26.12
SpaceX Dragon team opens the hatch, to spend Memorial Day with more cargo hauling than barbecues
05.26.12

SpaceX Dragon team opens the hatch, to spend Memorial Day with more cargo hauling than barbecues

SpaceX's Dragon docked with the International Space Station on Friday, but if you think the involv...

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05.05.12
XCOR Lynx propulsion tech tests well on motorcycle, suborbital trip still pricey
05.05.12

XCOR Lynx propulsion tech tests well on motorcycle, suborbital trip still pricey

Before parting with $95,000 to secure a spot on the Lynx suborbital flight, you'd want to make sur...

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02.20.12
NASA celebrates 50 years of US Orbital Space flight, proves John Glenn still cooler than your dad (video)
02.20.12

NASA celebrates 50 years of US Orbital Space flight, proves John Glenn still cooler than your dad (video)

In the US, today is a day for remembering our many Presidents who have come before but, in between...

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11.02.11
DIY unmanned airship soars 95,000 feet above Earth, lays claim to new record (video)
11.02.11

DIY unmanned airship soars 95,000 feet above Earth, lays claim to new record (video)

Are you entertaining dreams of launching your own private spacecraft? All you need is about 30...

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09.05.11
Amazon CEO's flying water tank crashes, leaves dent in his space travel dream
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Amazon CEO's flying water tank crashes, leaves dent in his space travel dream

In a moment of profound candidness, Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos has revealed that the mid-air fail...

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