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  1. Secret US Military Space Drone Heads Back to OrbitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Government Executive

    ... in recent years, it's no surprise that the US Air Force wants to develop the technology for its own reusable space craft. The question remains whether it will develop a larger version to transport humans, which some speculated might be the case ...

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  2. Russian's Space Capsule Carrying Goods For Astronauts Falls Through ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | International Business Times

    ... members of the space station, told the Associated Press the flight controllers gave up in commanding the cargo space craft. Kelly assured they can go by without the goods from Progress M-27M and explained incidences such as this are common. Although ...

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  3. An unpiloted Russian spacecraft is spinning out of control in spaceRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Washington Post

    ... this month, a SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully docked with the station, delivering cargo. But if the Progress space craft is unable connect with the station, it would be the second failed attempt in recent months. In October, an Anteres rocket ...

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  4. Former Astronaut Sen. Nelson Speaks at UVA Center for PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | NBC29

    ... says that experience shaped his perspective on both life and politics. "When you look through the window of the space craft back at Earth, you don't see political divisions and racial divisions, and you don't see ethnic divisions. What you see is ...

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  5. 'A challenge of sheer scale:' Here's a glimpse into Paul Allen's ambitious space plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... lifting versions of their spacecraft high into the atmosphere for launch. Sierra Nevada is developing a small space craft with wings, something like a small-scale Space Shuttle, while Orbital Science rockets are more traditional tubes with an engine ...

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  6. Ted Cruz Might Actually by Good for Johnson Space CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... companies are working on commercial vehicles but NASA astronauts have been hitching $76 million rides on Russian space craft for the past few years). That hit JSC particularly hard since manned space flight has been their focus from the start. And ...

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  7. Space Expo at the New England Air Museum in Windsor LocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... include demonstrations and hands-on activities. Visitors can meet an astronaut, try on a space suit, pilot a space craft simulator, touch a meteorite, learn about the atmosphere of Mars, build a rocket, and much more. NASA Astronaut (Retired) Don ...

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    Mar 8, 2015 | Chookooloonks

    ... DIRECTOR ... This is the Mission Control that is currently under construction, for Orion, NASA's new exploration space craft -- the next generation of the Space Shuttle, but this one is slated for deep space. Trips to Mars, that sort of thing. The ...

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  9. US astronauts speed through spacewalk at orbiting labRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | The Age

    Readying for commercial space craft: astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore begins the spacewalk on Saturday morning to wire the International Space Station. Miami: Two US astronauts on Sunday made speedy work of their third spacewalk to get the International Space Station ready for the arrival of more commercial spacecraft in the coming years.

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  10. Suspected ammonia leak on International Space Station a false alarmRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | UAport

    U.S. astronauts evacuated to the Russian side of the space craft now working to restore systems and return to work on their segment By Ashley Csanady, Canada.com January 14, 2015 StoryPhotos Space shuttle Endeavour is docked with the International Space Station as the space station's Canadarm2 transfers a load for installation on the ISS in 2011.

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  11. A real Space Odyssey! Train driver builds the UK's first Roswell...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Mail on Sunday

    ... in it. For more than 70 years this unique style of caravan existed only as a rough sketch based on a mythical space craft in the States when space exploration was in its infancy, and Dan Dare was the hero of the day. Then a few years ago Andrew ...

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  12. SpaceX continues to make historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... task but that's what SpaceX is all about. Everything from the first successfully private funded, built and owned space craft capable of carrying both supplies and human crews to the International Space Station to space vehicles capable of taking ...

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  13. Orion splashdown makes walk on Mars more than a dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The Orion spacecraft won't be flown into space with astronauts until 2021 and won't be flown to Mars until the 2030s but Friday it flew 60,000 miles and farther into space than a ship built for humans has flown in 42 years. People the world over followed a NASA livestream as the space craft launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and settled smoothly in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Baja California.

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  14. NASA's Orion Spacecraft Launched Friday Morning And Is Already Back On EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Orion orbited Earth two times: once at 270 miles above Earth's surface and once at 3,600 miles - higher than space craft has been since the Apollo 17 mission. The second orbit - 15 times higher than the ISS - took the spacecraft through the intense ...

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  15. OrionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Denver Post

    NASA Administrator Charles Holden answers questions from reporters during a press conference Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at Launch Pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. President and CEO of United Launch Alliance, Torry Bruno points at the Orion space craft that will be carried into space with by the Delta IV Heavy rockets designed by ULA on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at Launch Pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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  16. NASA's Gemini capsule slapped with a ticket as it heads to auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Daily Mail

    There's not enough space to park that here! NASA's 1960s Gemini capsule slapped with a ticket as it heads to auction Traffic officers were unhappy at time it took for Gemini space capsule to be delivered to a Boston auction house But at nine feet tall, weighing two tonnes and with a $50,000 asking price, it's not a purchase for the faint hearted A NASA space craft which helped paved the way putting man on the moon encountered a issue of a far more earthly kind this week when it was given a parking ticket in downtown Boston. Traffic officers were unhappy at the time it was taking for the two tonne 1960s Gemini space capsule to be delivered to RR Auction saleroom and handed auctioneer Bobby Livingston a fine.

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  17. Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo suffers 'in-flight anomaly'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... the final Atlantis mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Friday's incident is the second involving a space craft this week, after an unmanned Orbital Science rocket exploded on Tuesday six seconds after launch on a resupply mission to ...

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  18. Virgin Galactic's Spaceship Suffers 'In-flight Anomaly,' Fate of Crew UnknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | News Max

    ... the final Atlantis mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Friday's incident is the second involving a space craft this week, after an unmanned Orbital Science rocket exploded on Tuesday six seconds after launch on a resupply mission to ...

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  19. Orbital cargo vessel gets ready for Monday trip to Int'l Space StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The China Post

    ... space agency said on its web site there is "a 98 percent chance of favorable weather at the time of launch." The space craft will be carrying nearly 5,000 pounds of cargo, almost a third of which will be supplies for ongoing and new experiments to ...

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  20. X-37B: US Air Force reveals little info about space craft that returned to EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Examiner.com

    The U.S. Air Force has announced its next testing launch for the X-37B unmanned spacecraft program. The long-duration mission will test the orbiter's capabilities and technology.

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