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2009-02-19 11:10:00

The European Space Agency (ESA) on Thursday announced a deal with Reaction Engines Ltd that will invest £900,000 ($1,291,000) in the development of core technologies for its Skylon reusable runway space shuttle.

2009-02-17 06:00:00

PHOENIX, Feb.

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2009-01-06 07:30:00

A space elevator prototype, featuring a broomstick, has shaken up scientists’ approach to the century-old idea.

2008-12-01 12:29:34

The U.S.

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2008-11-28 09:50:00

In a display of the power of competition, American entrepreneurs have broken the government monopoly on space travel, and succeeded in lowering the cost of space access before a single paying participant has taken a flight.

2008-10-27 15:00:05

The U.S. space agency says Armadillo Aerospace of Rockwall, Texas, has won $350,000 in prize money in the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge.

2008-10-24 12:00:03

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Space took a giant leap closer to earth today, following the launch of a new joint venture between Rocket Racing, Inc. (RRI), Armadillo Aerospace and the government of New Mexico.

2008-10-03 15:00:04

Scientists in Japan and the United States say creating a so-called space elevator that can be used to visit space is a real possibility.


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