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NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Back In Florida After Test Flight

The Orion spacecraft is back home after traveling into space and then across the country.

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CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - DECEMBER 05:  The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft takes off from its launchpad on December 5, 2014 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.  The heavy-lift rocket will boost the unmanned Orion capsule to an altitude of 3,600 miles, and returning for a splashdown west of Baja California after a four and half hour flight.  .  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NASA Launches New Orion Spacecraft And New Era

Set to take flight Thursday, NASA’s new Orion spacecraft streaked into orbit Friday on a high-stakes test flight.

12/05/2014

NASA Prepares For Orion Test Launch

Wind Gusts Delays Launch Of Orion Spacecraft

A windy Thursday morning has delayed NASA’S premier launch of its new Orion spacecraft until Friday.

12/04/2014

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)

NASA Gets New Countdown Clock Just In Time

NASA has some new gadgets including a state-of-the-art space capsule on the launch pad and a countdown clock.

12/02/2014

Cuba appears at the top of this high oblique image, photographed by one of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station. (Source: NASA.gov)

Space Station Rarity: 2 Women On Long-Term Crew

Two women will make up the long-term six member crew for the second time in the International Space Station’s history.

11/21/2014

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Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand Space

Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.

11/10/2014

Cuba appears at the top of this high oblique image, photographed by one of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station. (Source: NASA.gov)

Astronauts Heave Experiment Overboard At ISS

Astronauts at the International Space Station got rid of an old seismic experiment on Wednesday during their third space walk in three weeks.

10/22/2014

International Space Station (Source: nasa.gov)

Second Spacewalk In 2 Weeks At Int’l Space Station

For the second week in a row, astronauts are spacewalking at the International Space Station.

10/15/2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - SEPTEMBER 21:  The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon supply ship lifts off from the launch pad on a resupply mission to the International Space Station, on September 21, 2014 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The private spaceflight rocket is delivering a cargo capsule to the International Space Station.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dragon Arrives At International Space Station With 3-D Printer

The International Space Station received another SpaceX shipment Tuesday containing the first 3D printer eThe International Space Station has received an important supply shipment from a SpaceX cargo ship, this one containing the first 3D printer ever launched into orbit.

09/23/2014

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NASA: Maven Enters Martian Orbit

It has been almost a year since NASA’s Maven spacecraft was sent into space for a celestial rendezvous with Mars.
Sunday evening the craft entered the red planet’s orbit for an unprecedented study of its atmosphere.

09/22/2014

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