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SpaceX Scrubs Launch Of DSCOVR Satellite
The company will try again Wednesday evening
First Chinese Rover On Its Way To The Moon
It will be the first soft-landing craft to visit the moon since 1976.
In Japan, Eight People With Two Laptops Launch A Telescope Into Orbit
The telescope will study the atmospheres of Venus, Mars and Jupiter.
After Much Fanfare, North Korea Launches Rocket, Which Falls Apart
Early this morning, North Korea attempted to put a satellite into orbit–or, at least, that’s what the DPRK claims, though...
The Final Booster-Cam Video from the Space Shuttle Program
One of the most spectacular ways to watch a Shuttle launch (if you’re not there in person) is from the...
How Fungi Launch Spores is No Longer a Mystery
The case of the airborne spores, solved
Born Again Rocketeer’s DIY Crayon Rockets
Who says rockets should just be black and white?
Endeavour Lifts Off in Space Shuttle’s Final Night Launch
It’s a sight captured by many a late-night stargazer: a shuttle streaking through the dark sky on its way to...
Mysterious Light Display Leaves Norwegians and Astronomers Puzzled
A Russian missile test or a meteor remain the top guesses for a strange spiraling light phenomenon
Astronauts Want a Next-Gen Ride 10 Times Safer Than the Shuttle
Astronauts say the next crew launch vehicle should have disaster odds of just 1 in 1,000