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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attached to the cargo-only capsule called Dragon lifts off from the launch pad on October 7, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket is bringing cargo to the International Space Station that consists of clothing, equipment and science experiments. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NASA’s New Commercial Crew Astronauts: Each Wants To Fly 1st

The four NASA astronauts, dubbed the Commercial Crew Cadre, chosen to fly on the first test flights of commercial spacecraft said Friday they haven’t come up yet with a more media-savvy name.

07/10/2015

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attached to the cargo-only capsule called Dragon lifts off from the launch pad on October 7, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket is bringing cargo to the International Space Station that consists of clothing, equipment and science experiments. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NASA Picks 4 Astronauts To Fly 1st Commercial Space Missions

Even with SpaceX’s recent failures to reach the International Space Station, NASA has chosen four veteran astronauts to move ahead with their commercial space mission plans.

07/09/2015

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - MAY 22:  Republican presidential hopeful and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush speaks during the 2015 Southern Republican Leadership Conference May 22, 2015 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. About a dozen possible presidential candidates will join the conference and lobby for supports from Republican voters.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Showcasing Foreign Policy Skills During Euro-Trip

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is midway through his Europe trip – and the potential presidential candidate is presumably showcasing his foreign policy skills.

06/11/2015

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Jeb Bush Sends Warning To Putin

While he has not officially announced that he’ll run for president next year, former state Governor Jeb Bush has warned Russia’s Vladimir Putin that, if elected, his presidency would mean a more active U.S. role in countering Russian aggression.

06/09/2015

Jaromir Jagr (L) and Ondrej Pavelec, goaltender of Czech Republic look dejected after the IIHF World Championship group A match between Canada and Czecg Republic at o2 Arena on May 4, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic.  (Source: Martin Rose/Getty Images)

US, Canada Earn 3rd Straight Wins At Ice Hockey Worlds

While the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue in North America, there is another hockey tournament being played on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean that features several NHL stars.

05/04/2015

The NASA logo on a protective box for a camera near the space shuttle Endeavour April 28, 2011 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida as preparations are under way for an April 29 launch of Endeavour, which will be its last flight. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Twin Fools NASA At Brother’s Launch On 1-Year Flight

It’s not quiet April Fools yet, but astronaut Scott Kelly’s identical twin pulled a prank on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year space station mission.

03/30/2015

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attached to the cargo-only capsule called Dragon lifts off from the launch pad on October 7, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket is bringing cargo to the International Space Station that consists of clothing, equipment and science experiments. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Boeing, SpaceX Will Beat Russia On Price For Astronaut Rides

NASA astronauts have been hitching rides on Russian rockets to reach the International Space Station since the U.S. retired its space shuttle launches in 2011.

01/26/2015

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Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav ‘Slava’ Fetisov On “Red Army”

“Red Army” revolves around Vyacheslav “Slava” Fetisov – the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you’ll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia’s hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.

01/22/2015

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Hopes, Fears, Doubts Surround Cuba’s Oil Future

One of the most prolific oil and gas basins on the planet sits just off Cuba’s northwest coast, and the thaw in relations with the United States is giving rise to hopes that Cuba can now get in on the action.

12/20/2014

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Robin Williams Tops 2014 List Of Google Searches

Comedian Robin Williams’ death is at the top of the list of Google searches for 2014.

12/16/2014

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