Space


Spy Satellite on SpaceX Rocket Believed Destroyed

SpaceX defended its rocket performance during the weekend launch of a secret U.S. satellite, responding Tuesday to media reports that the satellite codenamed Zuma was lost. Company President Gwynne Shotwell…

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NASA: Three-Man Crew Returns From Space Station 

A capsule carrying U.S., Russian and Italian astronauts from the International Space Station landed in Kazakhstan on Thursday after a five-month mission, a NASA live broadcast showed. The spacecraft brought…

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Trump Wants to Send Man Back to Moon, on to Mars

President Donald Trump wants to send man back to the moon — and on to Mars. Trump signed a policy directive Monday instructing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to…

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Russian Weather Satellite Fails to Enter Orbit After Launch

A Russian weather satellite and nearly 20 micro-satellites from various nations failed to enter their designated orbits Tuesday following the launch from Russia’s new cosmodrome, another blow to the nation’s…

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Space Delivery: Astronauts Get Ice Cream, Make-Own Pizzas

Astronauts got a mouth-watering haul with Tuesday’s Earth-to-space delivery — pizza and ice cream. A commercial supply ship arrived at the International Space Station two days after launching from Virginia.…

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Israeli Start-Up Lands on Space Station

An Israeli hightech startup has made it to outer space. Space Pharma put a lab containing four experiments on the International Space Station following a successful launch on Sunday, according…

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Classified U.S. Spy Satellite Launched From California

A spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has been launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket carrying the classified NROL-42…

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