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NASA probe finds signs of water on nearby asteroid Bennu

Dec 10 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has discovered ingredients for water on a relatively nearby skyscraper-sized asteroid, a rocky acorn-shaped object that may hold clues to the origins of life on Earth, scientists said on Monday.

SpaceX launches biggest U.S. 'rideshare' mission with 64 satellites

Dec 04 2018

(This story corrects to delete incorrect information that rocket carried a University of Illinois satellite)

NASA deep space probe reaches asteroid deemed potential Earth threat

Dec 04 2018

NASA's deep space explorer Osiris-Rex flew on Monday to within a dozen miles of its destination, a skyscraper-sized asteroid believed to hold organic compounds fundamental to life as well as the potential to collide with Earth in about 150 years.  | Video

NASA selects nine U.S. companies to vie for moon program funding

Nov 29 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. NASA on Thursday named nine U.S. companies, including Lockheed Martin Corp, that will compete for funding under the space agency's renewed long-term moon program, a private-public undertaking to develop technology that will explore the lunar surface.

NASA selects nine U.S. companies to vie for moon program funding

Nov 29 2018

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov 29 NASA on Thursday named nine U.S. companies, including Lockheed Martin Corp, that will compete for funding under the space agency's renewed long-term moon program, a private-public undertaking to develop technology that will explore the lunar surface.

SpaceX's crew rocket set for January test flight

Nov 21 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. The first flight of a SpaceX rocket tailored to fly astronauts to the International Space Station is set for liftoff from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Jan. 7, NASA said on Wednesday.

After aborted mission, NASA astronaut confident about December launch

Nov 14 2018

The American astronaut who will hitch the first ride on a Russian rocket since last month's aborted launch and dramatic emergency landing is confident that her scheduled trip in December on a rocket that she calls a "workhorse" will go smoothly.

Musk shakes up SpaceX in race to make satellite launch window: sources

Nov 01 2018

SEATTLE/ORLANDO, Fla. SpaceX Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk flew to the Seattle area in June for meetings with engineers leading a satellite launch project crucial to his space company's growth. | Video

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