Space


SpaceX Launches Spanish Satellite From California

An Earth-observation satellite built for Spain was successfully launched into orbit from California at dawn Thursday, creating a brief light show as it arced over the Pacific Ocean west of…

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Record-Setting Spacewalk Ends With Antenna in Wrong Spot

A record-setting Russian spacewalk ended with a critical antenna in the wrong position Friday outside the International Space Station. NASA’s Mission Control reported that the antenna was still working. Nevertheless,…

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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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