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

    Saturday | 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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  2. Air Force's top-secret space plane lands at VandenbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | 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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  3. This day in Huntsville history: Space shuttle lands at Huntsville AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | 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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  4. Cute, hilarious and stunning photos: A look back at Houston's best Pixs of the DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. '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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 20-year plan proposed to expand KSCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Click Orlando

    It would become the first manned space craft to leave Earth orbit, reach the moon, orbit it and return safely to Earth.

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  15. Elon Musk Unveils Spacecraft to Ferry AstronautsRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | The Daily News

    ... enable rapid reloading and reusability of the spacecraft, he said. He noted that in the past, many rockets and space craft return to Earth in a fireball, rendering them unusable. "You can just reload, propel it and fly again," Musk said. "This is ...

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  16. Reusable rocket next step in space travelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... would enable rapid reloading and reusability of the spacecraft, he said, noting that in the past rockets and space craft return to Earth in a fireball, rendering them unusable. "This is extremely important for revolutionising access to space because ... 1 comment

  17. SpaceX Dragon V2Read the original story

    May 30, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... enable rapid reloading and reusability of the spacecraft, he said. He noted that in the past, many rockets and space craft return to Earth in a fireball, rendering them unusable. Garrett Reisman, program lead for crew vehicles of the SpaceX, stands ...

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  18. Elon Musk unveils spacecraft to ferry astronautsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... enable rapid reloading and reusability of the spacecraft, he said. He noted that in the past, many rockets and space craft return to Earth in a fireball, rendering them unusable. "You can just reload, propel it and fly again," Musk said. "This is ...

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  19. SpaceX Dragon V2Read the original story

    May 30, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... enable rapid reloading and reusability of the spacecraft, he said. He noted that in the past, many rockets and space craft return to Earth in a fireball, rendering them unusable. Garrett Reisman, program lead for crew vehicles of the SpaceX, stands ...

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  20. Elon Musk Unveils Reusable Spacecraft to Ferry AstronautsRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | News Max

    ... enable rapid reloading and reusability of the spacecraft, he said. He noted that in the past, many rockets and space craft return to Earth in a fireball, rendering them unusable. "You can just reload, propel it and fly again," Musk said. "This is ...

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