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United States

Irene Klotz

Record-breaking U.S. astronaut and crew back on Earth

Sep 03 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and two crewmates made a parachute touchdown in Kazakhstan on Saturday, capping a career-total 665 days in orbit, a U.S. record. | Video

Millions of Americans await awe-inspiring total solar eclipse

Aug 21 2017

SALMON, Idaho/MURPHY, N.C., Aug 21 Millions of Americans armed with protective glasses are taking positions along a slender ribbon of land cutting diagonally across the United States to marvel at the first total solar eclipse to unfold from coast to coast in nearly a century.

Citizen scientists will take to the field for U.S. eclipse

Aug 17 2017

When the moon passes directly in front of the sun on Aug. 21, casting a deep shadow across the United States, thousands of citizen scientists will be watching the eclipse while monitoring temperature changes, animal behavior and radio signals bouncing around the atmosphere.

Citizen scientists will take to the field for U.S. eclipse

Aug 17 2017

Aug 17 When the moon passes directly in front of the sun on Aug. 21, casting a deep shadow across the United States, thousands of citizen scientists will be watching the eclipse while monitoring temperature changes, animal behavior and radio signals bouncing around the atmosphere.

Three-man crew reaches space station as U.S. boosts research

Jul 28 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. A new crew arrived at the International Space Station on Friday, giving NASA for the first time four astronauts to boost U.S. research projects aboard the orbiting laboratory. | Video

U.S. firm plans return to the moon, this time with robots

Jul 12 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. A privately owned company plans to use robotic spacecraft to launch a series of commercial missions to the moon, some 45 years after NASA’s last lunar landing, officials said on Wednesday.

U.S. firm plans return to the moon, this time with robots

Jul 12 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 12 A privately owned company plans to use robotic spacecraft to launch a series of commercial missions to the moon, some 45 years after NASA’s last lunar landing, officials said on Wednesday.

Small satellites driving space industry growth: report

Jul 11 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Small satellites used for observing conditions on the earth are the fastest growing segment of the $260.5 billion global satellite industry, the Satellite Industries Association said in an annual report released on Tuesday.

United Launch Alliance beats SpaceX to win Air Force launch

Jun 30 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co , for the first time beat Elon Musk's SpaceX in competition for an Air Force satellite launch, both launch companies said on Friday.

United Launch Alliance beats SpaceX to win Air Force launch

Jun 30 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla () Reuters – - United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co , for the first time beat Elon Musk's SpaceX in competition for an Air Force satellite launch, both launch companies said on Friday.

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