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  1. In Photos: SpaceX's Dragon CRS-16 Cargo Launch and Rocket 'Water Landing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | SPACE.com

    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the Dragon CRS-16 cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station on Dec. 5, 2018. Then the booster failed to land and splashed down in the ocean.

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  2. Watch This SpaceX Rocket Splash Down During Failed Landing AttemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Space.com

    A new video gives an amazing rocket's-eye view of a SpaceX booster's unsuccessful bid to return to terra firma today . A two-stage SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a robotic Dragon cargo capsule toward the International Space Station for NASA today, lifting off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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  3. SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship Launches to Space Station Today. Here's How to Watch Live.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | SPACE.com

    Update: SpaceX has successfully launched a Dragon cargo ship filled with NASA cargo to the International Space Station. The attempted landing of the mission's first-stage booster, however, did not succeed.

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  4. SpaceX Postpones Launch of 1st Falcon 9 Rocket to Fly 3 Times for Booster ChecksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | Space.com

    SpaceX is now aiming to launch a reusable Falcon 9 booster on its third flight, a first for the company, no earlier than Monday to allow time for additional checks. The Falcon 9 rocket, the first of SpaceX's upgraded "Block 5" series, was slated to launch Sunday , but will now lift off from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base Monday at 1:32 p.m. EST .

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  5. Predawn Antares Rocket Launch Saturday Will Be Visible Along US East CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2018 | SPACE.com

    Editor's Note: This article was updated Nov. 15 with a new launch date and time; the launch has been delayed again due to weather. An Antares rocket is due to launch from Wallops Island, Virginia, early on Saturday morning and should be visible, weather permitting, from parts of the Eastern Seaboard.

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  6. Mariner 9: First Spacecraft to Orbit MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | Space.com

    Mariner 9 was the first orbital mission to Mars. After arriving at the Red Planet in November 1971, imagery from Mariner 9 transformed our perception of Mars from a cold, crater-filled planet to a world full of past geological activity and a planet that once had water.

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  7. NASA Will Launch a Satellite to Study the Edge of Space Overnight. Here's How to Watch.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Space.com

    NASA's much-delayed Ionospheric Connection Explorer is scheduled to launch early tomorrow morning to begin studying the boundary where Earth's atmosphere meets space . The launch window opens at 3:00 a.m. EST and closes at 4:30 a.m. EST , and the mission will be taking flight from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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  8. Apollo 7 Astronaut Recounts Splashdown at 50th Anniversary GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2018 | Space.com

    A member of the United States' first three-man space crew, Cunningham, together with Wally Schirra and Donn Eisele, were on their return to Earth 50 years ago Monday , having spent the prior 11 days conducting the first piloted test of the Apollo spacecraft in orbit. All that stood between the Apollo 7 crew and the end to their mission was seeing their drogue and main parachutes deploy.

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  9. Rocket Lab Picks Virginia Spaceport As US Launch Site for Small SatellitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Space.com

    The California-based startup Rocket Lab, which aims to corner the small-satellite launch market with its Electron boosters , unveiled plans to launch missions from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport overseen by Virginia Space. The first mission could fly as early as next year.

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  10. SpaceX Aces First-Ever Rocket Landing in California After Spectacular Satellite LaunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2018 | SPACE.com

    A Falcon 9 rocket with a pre-flown first stage launched from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base tonight at 10:21 p.m. EDT , successfully delivering Argentina's SAOCOM-1A Earth-observation satellite to orbit. "This is great news for everyone here at SpaceX," Tom Praderio, a SpaceX firmware engineer, said during live launch commentary tonight.

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  11. Sixty Years Ago, NASA Opened for Business with First Try at MoonshotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | Space.com

    Sixty years ago Monday , NASA, or the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, opened for business, as authorized by Congress and President Dwight D. Eisenhower the previous July. The nascent civilian agency was tasked with planning, directing and conducting the nation's aviation and space activities.

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  12. Delta II Rocket: 30 Years of LaunchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | SPACE.com

    For nearly 30 years, the Delta II rocket system was a reliable workhorse that launched numerous spacecraft away from Earth, with a success rate of 98.7 percent. The Delta family of rockets has a long history, with roots in the United States' earliest efforts to reach space.

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  13. NASA's Spirit Rover: Revealing Mars' Early, Wet HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Space.com

    Spirit is one of the two Mars rovers that NASA launched in 2003 as part of the agency's $800 million Mars Exploration Rover mission. Spirit arrived at the Red Planet in January 2004, tasked with figuring out if life ever existed on Mars, learning about the Red Planet's current and past climate, and characterizing Martian geology.

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  14. SpaceX Will Launch Telstar Communications Satellite Tonight: How to Watch LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | Space.com

    SpaceX launched a Telstar communications satellite into orbit in July 2018 and will launch a second one Sunday . SpaceX is prepared to loft a hefty communications satellite into orbit tonight and then attempt to land a rocket's first stage on a drone ship at sea.

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  15. SpaceX Sets Weekend Launch Date for Telstar Communications SatelliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Space.com

    F9/Telstar18V: SpaceX confirms a good hot fire test today of a Falcon 9 rocket at CCAFS pad 40; launch of Telstar 18V targeted for 11:28pm EDT Saturday; here's an iPhone view of hotfire test from 10 miles away pic.twitter.com/KFKilx2ZYS After a successful engine test-fire, SpaceX is on track for a Saturday-night launch of the company's Falcon 9 rocket, which will carry a Telstar communications satellite. SpaceX lit the rocket's nine engines for a short static-fire test today , later confirming on Twitter a Saturday launch date from the company's launch site at Cape Canaveral Air Force Base in Florida.

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  16. NASA's 1st Orion Spaceship to Carry Astronauts Is a Step Closer to RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Space.com

    The capsule, also known as a pressure vessel, is part of NASA's Orion Exploration Mission-2 . NASA plans to send crewed missions in the 2020s to the moon, and the capsule's spacecraft, the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle , is built to take them there; EM-2 will be the second test-flight of Orion with NASA's Space Launch System rocket and the first test flight with a crew .

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  17. SpaceX's 1st 'Block 5' Rocket: A Tale of 2 LaunchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | SPACE.com

    Back in May, I stood near a massive blue countdown clock as the minutes and seconds ticked away to zero. I was surrounded by fellow space reporters, a small group of whom traveled to Florida all the way from Bangladesh.

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  18. Get an Up-Close Look at Boeing's New CST-100 Starliner SpaceshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Space.com

    Tucked inside a former space shuttle parking garage is Boeing's CST-100 Starliner capsule. It's one of two new private space taxis that NASA has commissioned to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station .

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  19. A Fireball and a Wall of Sound: What NASA's Epic Solar Probe Launch Felt LikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | SPACE.com

    Mars hung low over my shoulder, close and bright and fiery, as I stood on a causeway across the Banana River Sunday here at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. A slight breeze kept the mosquitoes away, and Perseid meteors popped up every now and again , carving brief and slender slivers of light into the predawn sky.

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  20. Launch Photos! NASA's Parker Solar Probe Blasts Off to Touch the SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | Space.com

    The launch of NASA's $1.5 billion Parker Solar Probe mission to the sun was delayed 24 hours due to a last-minute glitch with its Delta IV Heavy rocket early Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. On Sunday at 3:31 a.m. EDT , the Parker Solar Probe launched on its mission to the sun.

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