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NASA Space Shuttle carrier 747 prepares to head to its new home in Houston

NASA Space Shuttle carrier 747 prepares to head to its new home in Houston
by Shane McGlaun
Carrier 747 is being taken apart for its move Read more Apr 7 2014, 12:57pm CDT
 

NASA Cuts Ties With Russia For Most Space Operations

NASA Cuts Ties With Russia For Most Space Operations
by Forbes
It seems that space isn’t immune from Earth-side politics. In a statement issued today, NASA confirmed that due to “Russia’s ongoing violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” the agency... Read more Apr 3 2014, 12:59am CDT
 

Russian Soyus Docks with ISS after delay

Russian Soyus Docks with ISS after delay
by Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arriving fashionably late, a Russian spacecraft carrying three astronauts docked with the International Space Station Thursday evening 250 miles over Brazil. The crew aboard the orbiting outpost... Read more Mar 28 2014, 2:08am CDT
 

Winklevoss Twins buy Space Trip with Bitcoins

Winklevoss Twins buy Space Trip with Bitcoins
by Luigi Lugmayr
The Winklevoss Twins are big in Bitcoins and now they spent some to get tickets for space trips on Virgin Galactic. Read more Mar 6 2014, 7:24am CST
 

Waypoint 2 Space Provide Passenger Training for Commercial Launches

by Forbes
Slowly but surely, the day is approaching when you’ll be able to buy a ticket to travel into space. Several companies, ranging from Virgin Galactic to SpaceX, are hoping to provide that opportunity. (Assuming you can... Read more Jan 28 2014, 11:55pm CST
 

Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two Tests Thrusters and New Protective Coating

Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two Tests Thrusters and New Protective Coating
by Shane McGlaun
Virgin Galactic tests new thruster system for the first time Read more Jan 14 2014, 11:56am CST
 

Orbital Sciences' Cygnus Spacecraft Arrives At The Space Station

Orbital Sciences' Cygnus Spacecraft Arrives At The Space Station
by Forbes
At 8:05 EST AM Sunday morning, Orbital Sciences‘ Cygnus spacecraft successfully connected to the International Space Station’s Harmony Node, marking a success for the company’s first contracted mission with NASA. This... Read more Jan 12 2014, 9:26am CST
 

Wallops Island Launch Completed

Wallops Island Launch Completed
by Sumayah Aamir
The launch of a rocket from Wallops Island was delayed due to a solar flare which occurred recently. However, later on the Cygnus cargo mission took off for the International Space Station. It had on board a lot of... Read more Jan 10 2014, 4:10am CST
 

Astronauts Complete Repairs On International Space Station

Astronauts Complete Repairs On International Space Station
by Forbes
At 2:23pm EST, Astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins successfully completed the installation of a new ammonia cooling pump on the International Space Station, completing a repair of a faulty module that had... Read more Dec 24 2013, 2:46pm CST
 

First Spacewalk To Repair ISS Is Successful; Second Spacewalk Scheduled For Tuesday

First Spacewalk To Repair ISS Is Successful; Second Spacewalk Scheduled For Tuesday
by Forbes
At 12:29pm E.S.T. on Saturday, NASA Astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins completed the first in a series of repairs needed to replace a faulty ammonia pump module on the International Space Station. The module... Read more Dec 22 2013, 1:11am CST
 

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