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For the second straight day, SpaceX had to cancel the scheduled launch of a Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday evening, further pushing back the planned deployment of six Orbcomm communications satellites.
The state of Florida has reportedly contacted NASA to ask the US space agency to turn over 150 acres of land in Cape Canaveral to the state's aerospace development group for the construction of a commercial spaceport.
NASA made news headlines around the globe and restored the public's interest in the U.S. space program, but the pressure is on to succeed in future planned missions to the Red Planet.
An unused Kennedy Space Center hanger that was once used for processing space shuttles has been leased to Boeing.
A Russian freighter bound for the International Space Station (ISS) is scheduled to launch early Sunday morning.
The remains of UARS wound up landing somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, the exact location of the spacecraft may never be known.
NASA's retirement of the shuttle could present a tremendous opportunity for the three private-sector companies currently developing spacecraft.
NASA engineers worked overnight on Friday to assess images of space shuttle Discovery's heat shield after two days of intensive inspections and growing optimism the problems leading to the fatal 2003 Columbia accident are over.
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