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The Next Crews With The Right Stuff Will Work For Private Companies, Not NASA
Spaceship builders will assume the flight risk first with their own test pilot employees.
NASA Puts Space Shuttle Launch Facilities Up For Sale. Make An Offer!
The space agency wants new tenants or owners for its now-obsolete shuttle equipment.
Video: SpaceX’s Dragon Capsule Blasts Toward Space Station
The capsule thunders aloft, carrying cargo under the U.S. flag for the first time.
What Absolutely Cannot Go Wrong When Felix Baumgartner Attempts The Longest Free Fall In History
On Monday, Baumgartner will attempt a record-breaking skydive from 23 miles up. Can he pull it off? And is it just a stunt, or does it stand to benefit science?
Watch It Live: SpaceX’s Dragon Capsule Splashes Back Down on Earth This Morning
Updated: One last major milestone achieved for SpaceX’s Dragon capsule today: A successful splashdown and recovery. The privately built spacecraft...
The Dawn of the Commercial Space Age is (Probably) Happening This Weekend
SpaceX's Dragon heads for the ISS in a historic first flight for the commercial space industry
PopSci Q&A: How Nanoracks Sends Scotch, iPhones and School Experiments to Space
A private, non-governmental space cargo company
Q+A: SpaceX Engineer Garrett Reisman on Building the World’s Safest Spacecraft
How to make sure there are no giant unfortunate explosions as space tourism starts to take off
SpaceX Delays the First Launch of its Dragon Spacecraft to the ISS (Again)
The first launch of SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft to the ISS has been delayed yet again. No new date has been...
Virginia May Give Tax Breaks to Those Who Opt for Burial In Space
When it’s time to shuffle off your mortal coil and find a place to spend eternity, there are plenty of...