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Apr 22 2017

U.S. spacecraft to take slingshot dive inside Saturn’s rings

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. NASA's Cassini spacecraft soared past Saturn's biggest moon for the last time on Saturday, tapping its gravity to slingshot into a series of exploratory dives inside the planet's rings, followed by a final fatal plunge into the gas giant.

Apr 20 2017

U.S.-Russian crew reaches space station with 'awesomeness'

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. A two-man U.S.-Russian crew floated into the International Space Station on Thursday, hours after blasting off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a NASA TV broadcast showed.

Apr 20 2017

U.S.-Russian crew blasts off for space station with one empty seat

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 20 A scaled-down, two-man U.S.-Russian crew blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday for a six-hour ride to the International Space Station, a NASA TV broadcast showed.

Apr 18 2017

U.S. cargo ship blasts off for space station with supplies, experiments

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket lifted off from Florida on Tuesday, propelling a cargo capsule filled with supplies and science experiments toward the International Space Station. | Video

Apr 18 2017

U.S. cargo ship blasts off for space station with supplies, experiments

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 18 A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket lifted off from Florida on Tuesday, propelling a cargo capsule filled with supplies and science experiments toward the International Space Station.

Apr 13 2017

Hydrogen in Saturn moon's ice plumes may support microbial life

Ice plumes shooting into space from Saturn's ocean-bearing moon Enceladus contain hydrogen from hydrothermal vents, an environment that some scientists believe led to the rise of life on Earth, research published on Thursday showed.

Apr 10 2017

U.S., Russian crew lands after six-month stay on space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. A U.S. astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts made a parachute landing in Kazakhstan on Monday, wrapping up a nearly six-month mission aboard the International Space Station, a NASA TV broadcast showed. | Video

Apr 09 2017

NASA's Peggy Whitson takes command of space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. NASA's Peggy Whitson, soon to become the most experienced U.S. astronaut in terms of time spent in space, assumed command of the International Space Station on Sunday as two Russian crew members and an American prepared to fly back to Earth. | Video

Apr 06 2017

Air Force space chief open to flying on recycled SpaceX rockets

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. The U.S. Air Force is open to buying rides on previously flown SpaceX rockets to put military satellites into orbit, a move expected to cut launch costs for the Pentagon, the head of the Air Force Space Command said on Thursday.

Apr 05 2017

Bezos is selling $1 billion of Amazon stock a year to fund rocket venture

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos said on Wednesday he is selling about $1 billion worth of the internet retailer's stock annually to fund his Blue Origin rocket company, which aims to launch paying passengers on 11-minute space rides starting next year.

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