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02.18.15
Google's fifth Science Fair rewards teens for saving the environment
02.18.15

Google's fifth Science Fair rewards teens for saving the environment

Google's Science Fair competition regularly leads to clever inventions from teens, and this year'...

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11.13.14
Virgin Galactic pilot recounts how he survived being ejected at 50,000 feet
11.13.14

Virgin Galactic pilot recounts how he survived being ejected at 50,000 feet

When Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed in late October, the company attributed the loss to an...

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11.03.14
Investigation of Virgin Galactic crash focuses on faulty tail deployment
11.03.14

Investigation of Virgin Galactic crash focuses on faulty tail deployment

US aviation investigators think they know how Virgin Galactic's SpaceshipTwo broke up in mid-fligh...

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10.31.14
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashes after launch
10.31.14

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashes after launch

Virgin Galactic's latest plane/rocket, dubbed "SpaceShipTwo", crashed after takeoff this morning a...

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10.04.14
Ten years ago, SpaceShipOne proved commercial spaceflight could be a reality
10.04.14

Ten years ago, SpaceShipOne proved commercial spaceflight could be a reality

Back in 2004, companies weren't fighting over NASA contracts and nobody was selling tickets for su...

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08.18.14
What you need to know about commercial spaceflight
08.18.14

What you need to know about commercial spaceflight

In May 2012, the International Space Station's robotic claw, the Canadarm2, caught and secured the...

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07.15.14
DARPA picks the first companies that will work on its unmanned spaceplane
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DARPA picks the first companies that will work on its unmanned spaceplane

Slowly but surely, DARPA's XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane is becoming more than a bundle of nice ideas...

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05.30.14
Virgin Galactic's space flights cleared for US blastoff
05.30.14

Virgin Galactic's space flights cleared for US blastoff

Virgin Galactic's plans to charter its first space flights by the end of the year have been given...

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01.14.14
Virgin Galactic tests new thrusters, further disregards gravity (video)
01.14.14

Virgin Galactic tests new thrusters, further disregards gravity (video)

Last year, Sir Richard Branson promised Virgin Galactic's first commercial mission would rip throu...

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