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NASA extends contract with Russians for ISS crew transportation, doesn't see domestic flights until 2017

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NASA has been relying on the Russians to get astronauts to the International Space Station since the shuttle program was retired in 2011, and it looks like it will be doing so for at least a few years longer. The space agency confirmed today that it's been forced to...
NASA extends contract with Russians for ISS crew transportation, doesn't see domestic flights until 2017

SpaceX's Dragon Ready to Ferry Supplies to the International Space Station

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Elon Musk in SpaceX Mission Control Weather permitting, it looks like Elon Musk and his SpaceX aerospace startup will ride their Dragon cargo capsule into a shiny new era of private enterprise in space Sunday night, when Dragon is set to launch from Cape Canaveral on its first trip to...
SpaceX's Dragon Ready to Ferry Supplies to the International Space Station
NASA pulling budget from other projects to fund future Mars missions
NASA announces new 'space tech' investment division

"Rogue" NASA Administrator Angling to Save Ares I Rocket

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"Rogue" NASA Administrator Angling to Save Ares I Rocket

Voice signals sent to Mars and back, while telephoto images tease rich geology

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The Martian hills are alive with the sound of music. Well, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden's voice at least, as the agency reveals that the first recorded human voice has traveled from Earth, to another planet, and back. The words might not have literally echoed in the surrounding hills, but...
Voice signals sent to Mars and back, while telephoto images tease rich geology

Elon Musk's SpaceX Dragon to make its third trip to the International Space Station on March 1

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NASA has announced that SpaceX’s Dragon capsule is set to make its third trip to the International Space Station. The US space agency has announced that it is targeting March 1, 2013 for its launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Space has certainly been in the news...
Elon Musk's SpaceX Dragon to make its third trip to the International Space Station on March 1

Elon Musk and Charlie Bolden of NASA discuss Sunday's Dragon capsule mission in Google hangout

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Sunday will see SpaceX, the private space flight company, launch another Dragon capsule, this time carrying supplies and student experiments to the International Space Station. At the moment the weather is split, 60% good, but if things clear up and the Falcon rocket can get off the ground then CEO...
Elon Musk and Charlie Bolden of NASA discuss Sunday's Dragon capsule mission in Google hangout

NASA To Capture And Study Asteroid

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NASA wants to learn more about how they can protect Earth from things falling from the sky. Often, we hear of wild animals being studied in captivity in order to understand more about them. Rarely however, do we hear of astronomers "capturing" asteroids for similar reasons. And yet, that...
NASA To Capture And Study Asteroid
A year after SpaceX's first major launch, space exploration has never been hotter

NASA's Video of the SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch

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The SpaceX Falcon 9 and Dragon capsule lifted off  successfully from Cape Canaveral Air Force station in Florida on May 22, 2012. After an aborted launch attempt on Friday, the commercial spacecraft is headed to the International Space Station with 1,200 pounds of supplies. Charles Bolden, a NASA administrator,...
NASA's Video of the SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch

Google, NASA to be investigated over ‘benefits’ from using private airfield

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A deal between Google and NASA is to be investigated by US Senator Charles Grassley over ‘benefits’ the search giant’s have enjoyed following its use of NASA’s Moffett Federal Airfield in California to store and operate its fleet of Google aircrafts. Grassley sent letters to both parties in April but...
Google, NASA to be investigated over ‘benefits’ from using private airfield
SpaceX rocket blasts off, ‘new era’ of private spaceflight begins
NASA to drop water-seeking robot on Moon in 2017, manned lunar base could be next
NASA's Commercial Crew gains support in Congress
Not content with lasers, NASA will be sending a drill to Mars
NASA chief rules out manned Moon mission in the foreseeable future
NASA Admin Returns To Congress To Fight For Commercial Space

Curiosity lands on Mars, sends back its first images

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The shadow of Curiosity, as viewed in one of the first images sent back from the rover. (NASA) Now that was fun to watch — even if we couldn’t really see what was going on. NASA’s Curiosity scientific rover pulled off an intricate series of maneuvers to land successfully on...
Curiosity lands on Mars, sends back its first images

SpaceX launches Dragon capsule as it teams up with NASA for ISS delivery

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After becoming the first private company to dock at the International Space Station 9 (ISS) earlier this year, SpaceX has dispatched its Dragon capsule to deliver supplies to the ISS under contract from NASA. SpaceX live streamed the launch and subsequently posted the liftoff to YouTube: BBC reports that Dragon...
SpaceX launches Dragon capsule as it teams up with NASA for ISS delivery

One endorsement for Gingrich’s space position

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Yesterday the space advocacy organization Tea Party in Space (TPIS) formally endorsed Newt Gingrich for the Republican presidential nomination. “Newt Gingrich is the only credible candidate in this primary race in Florida who has any credibility when it comes to America’s future in space,” TPIS president Andrew Gasser said in...
One endorsement for Gingrich’s space position
Curiosity lands on Mars

NASA InSight tapped for Mars drilling mission in 2016

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The surface of Mars? Psh... been there. With the Curiosity stage well under way, our exploration of the Red Planet is about to take a dive beneath the dust. Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport -- InSight, for short -- was just confirmed as a new...
NASA InSight tapped for Mars drilling mission in 2016
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