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

    Friday Dec 5 | 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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  2. NASA's Orion Spacecraft Launched Friday Morning And Is Already Back On EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | 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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  3. OrionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Air Force's top-secret space plane lands at VandenbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Pacific Business Times

    A mysterious unmanned space craft touched down at Vandenberg Air Force Base this morning after spending 674 days in orbit. A mysterious unmanned space craft touched down at Vandenberg Air Force Base this morning after spending 674 days in orbit.

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  10. This day in Huntsville history: Space shuttle lands at Huntsville AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Alabama Live

    The shuttle was carried atop a modified Boeing 747 that carried the space craft from stop to stop. It was to leave Huntsville and make a brief appearance in Houston before going to Palmdale, Calif., for scheduled maintenance; the depature for Houston was delayed by rain and the shuttle spent the night in Huntsville.

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  11. Cute, hilarious and stunning photos: A look back at Houston's best Pixs of the DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | CultureMap

    ... at Ellington Field in September 2013. The excitement brought out the photographers in us all to capture the space craft piggy-backed in the skies above Houston in a victory-style fly-over. CultureMap, the Houston Museum of Natural Science and other ...

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  12. The US Will Spend $6.8 Billion Hiring Boeing and SpaceX to Build New SpacecraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Government Executive

    From left, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana, Commercial Crew Program Manager Kathy Lueders and Astronaut Mike Fincke, announce NASA's choice of Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts to the ISS. // John Raoux/AP The United States will go from space hitch-hiker, dependent on Russia to visit the International Space Station and other points orbital, to the proud owner of not one but two viable space craft in 2017.

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  13. Why Boeing (BA) Stock Is Rising TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | TheStreet.com

    ... reliance on Russian rockets for manned space flight. The contract represents the first time manned U.S. built space craft will be used by NASA since 2011 when it shuttered its shuttle fleet. The space craft are scheduled to be operational by 2017. ...

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  14. '2001: A Space Odyssey ' and the future that never wasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... gigantic, wheel shaped space stations and in cities on the Moon. Humans would travel in great, nuclear powered space craft to the outer planets to explore the greatest, most profound mystery ever encountered. Film goers who first saw 2001: A Space ...

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  15. As NASA's commercial crew decision draws nigh, confusion and angst still abideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... about what the purpose of the commercial crew program is. Its stated purpose is to fund a commercially operated space craft to service the International Space Station, thus ending NASA's reliance on the Russian Soyuz, a growing imperative ...

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  16. Marco Rubio's invoking of Apollo to tout NASA space exploration draws criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... supporting commercial space operations. But it was his touting of an upcoming flight test of NASA 's Orion deep space craft that elicited harsh reaction from opponents of the agency's space exploration plans. Rubio choose to summon the spirit of ...

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  17. Rosetta and Nottingham's role in the history of space explorationRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... role in the 40th anniversary of the moon landings, Dr Logan said: 'Since the Apollo era a large number of space craft using liquid N2O4 propellant, such as the Space Shuttle, and numerous communications satellites, have benefitted from the research ...

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  18. Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth plant building pieces of the Dream Chaser space craftRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    's Space Systems unit, called the Dream Chaser a 1,500-ton "space utility vehicle."

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  19. Lockheed Martina s Fort Worth plant building pieces of the Dream Chaser space craftRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    When the Dream Chaser spacecraft makes its first low-earth orbital flight in two years, it will carry some Fort Worth craftmanship.

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  20. The Conroy Virtus Was The Enormous Cold War Freak Of Your DreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Jalopnik

    ... to the Apollo moon missions. It was rapidly agreed upon that it would attempt the impossible - a reusable space craft. Everything that humanity had sent to the heavens, up until the Space Shuttle, was invented to go up once, and that was it. Mostly ...

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