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03.11.16
NASA successfully tests rocket engines designed for deep space
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NASA successfully tests rocket engines designed for deep space

The original rocket engines may be old, but they're still powerful as heck.

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10.22.15
NASA's Space Launch System inches even closer to flight
10.22.15

NASA's Space Launch System inches even closer to flight

Dear NASA, need volunteers for the first ride? Where do we sign up?

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09.27.15
NASA preps Orion heat shield for its first flight aboard the SLS
09.27.15

NASA preps Orion heat shield for its first flight aboard the SLS

The space agency had to redesign its top layer to be tougher for the sake of the capsule's future missions.

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06.02.15
Watch NASA test its main deep space rocket in a cloud of steam
06.02.15

Watch NASA test its main deep space rocket in a cloud of steam

If you thought NASA's recent booster rocket test for the Space Launch System was full of sound and...

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03.11.15
Watch NASA test its most powerful booster rocket ever
03.11.15

Watch NASA test its most powerful booster rocket ever

We know: The progress toward NASA using the SLS (or Space Launch System if you aren't into the who...

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12.18.14
NASA delays 'capture the asteroid' plan until next year
12.18.14

NASA delays 'capture the asteroid' plan until next year

Now that the ESA has landed on a comet, NASA wants to do them one better: capture an entire astero...

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12.05.14
NASA's Orion capsule begins its 3,600-mile journey into outer space
12.05.14

NASA's Orion capsule begins its 3,600-mile journey into outer space

NASA's Orion capsule has blasted off on the farthest journey into space anyone has ever attempted...

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09.13.14
The Big Picture: NASA gets ready to build the 'next great rocket'
09.13.14

The Big Picture: NASA gets ready to build the 'next great rocket'

See the gargantuan structure above that dwarfs that line of puny humans at the bottom (bet you did...

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