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Science Jan 19SpaceX launches, destroys rocket in astronaut escape test
SpaceX completed the last big test of its crew capsule before launching astronauts in as little as two months, mimicking an emergency escape shortly after liftoff Sunday.
Nation Dec 22Boeing capsule returns to Earth after aborted space mission
Boeing safely landed its crew capsule in the New Mexico desert Sunday after an aborted flight to the International Space Station that threatened to set back the company's effort to launch astronauts for NASA next year.
Nation Dec 20WATCH: Boeing’s Starliner off course in orbit after launch debut
Everything went flawlessly as the Atlas V rocket soared with the Starliner just before sunrise. But a half-hour into the flight, Boeing reported that the capsule didn't get into the position needed to get to the International Space Station.
Science Nov 08WATCH: Mercury parades between Earth and the sun
The solar system's smallest, innermost planet will resemble a tiny black dot Monday. The rare celestial show begins at 7:35 a.m. EST.
Science Oct 17WATCH: NASA conducts 1st all-female spacewalk
As NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir completed the job with wrenches, screwdrivers and power-grip tools, it marked the first time in a half-century of spacewalking that men weren't part of the action.
Nation Jul 20Nation marks 50 years after Apollo 11’s ‘giant leap’ on moon
Celebrations are in full swing across the country for the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first footsteps on another world.
Nation Jul 16WATCH: Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins discusses the launch 50 years later
Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.
Nation May 04SpaceX launches supplies to space station after power delays
SpaceX launched a load of supplies to the International Space Station on Saturday following a pair of unusual power delays.
Nation Mar 03WATCH: SpaceX’s new crew capsule aces space station docking
SpaceX’s new crew capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, acing its second milestone in just over a day.
Nation Mar 02America’s newest crew capsule rockets toward space station
America's newest capsule for astronauts rocketed Saturday toward the International Space Station on a high-stakes test flight by SpaceX.