Space


SpaceX Launches 10 Satellites From California Air Base

A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite from Florida. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off…

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Air Force Opposes Creation of Space Corps

Air Force leaders on Wednesday pushed back on a House Armed Services panel’s plan to build a new fighting force dedicated to space. “The Pentagon is complicated enough,” Air Force…

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NASA Picks 12 New Astronauts From Crush of Applicants

NASA has chosen 12 new astronauts from its biggest pool of applicants ever. Vice President Mike Pence attended Wednesday’s announcement of the Astronaut Class of 2017 at Johnson Space Center…

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SpaceX Launches First Recycled Supply Ship

SpaceX launched its first recycled cargo ship to the International Space Station on Saturday, yet another milestone in its bid to drive down flight costs. After a two-day delay caused…

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Science Minister Ofir Akunis Jettisons Space

It’s not every day that a politician shortens the title of his office, but that is just what Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis did. At the request of…

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SpaceX Postpones Launch Due to Wind

SpaceX’s planned launch of a commercial communications satellite was delayed by high winds at Cape Canaveral in Florida early Tuesday morning. The launch had been scheduled for 1:34 a.m. Pacific…

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