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2013-11-11 23:22:20

Figure Plant, a design and fabrication company based in Portland, Oregon, was recently asked: “We want to cook chicken in space.

Rotor Landing For Capsules Tested By Engineers
2012-10-04 15:04:33

A team of researchers brought a pair of scale model space capsules to the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to try out a rotor system that could be used in place of parachutes on returning spacecraft.

Chinese Astronauts Land Safely In Mongolia
2012-06-29 06:48:06

After a landmark thirteen-day mission in space aboard the Tiangong-1 experimental space lab, three Chinese astronauts, including the country’s first Chinese female astronaut, parachuted safely back to Earth landing in a grassy field in Inner Mongolia Friday morning

NASA's Bolden Visits SpaceX To View Dragon Capsule
2012-06-14 06:31:40

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden joined SpaceX CEO and Chief Designer Elon Musk at the SpaceX Rocket Development Facility in McGregor, Texas, Wednesday to see the first commercial space capsule to complete a mission to the International Space Station.

Dragon Capsule Ready For Friday Rendezvous
2012-05-24 14:36:46

SpaceX's Dragon capsule finally caught up to the International Space Station on Thursday morning and performed a series of tests to clear it for docking on Friday.

SpaceX Wins Preliminary NASA Approval Of Launch Abort System
2011-10-28 05:24:19

SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk testified before lawmakers on Wednesday, seeking to secure funding to develop a replacement for the Space Shuttles that were decommissioned earlier this year.

Image 1 - SpaceX Sets Its Sights On Mars
2011-09-30 07:52:14

US space transport company SpaceX announced Thursday that it plans to develop a fully reusable orbital launch system, with the goal of one day helping humans settle on Mars.

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2011-08-16 09:25:00

SpaceX has announced that it plans to make a test flight to the International Space Station in November, with future goals to pick up where NASA’s shuttle program left off.

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2011-04-13 14:05:23

A spokesman for a New York City auction house said that a 1961 Soviet space capsule that carried a cosmonaut mannequin and a live dog into space was sold at Sotheby's on Tuesday for almost $3 million/


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