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X-37B Launch Successful
2012-12-11 19:05:38

The Air Force's mysterious robotic space plane X-37B launched successfully on Tuesday afternoon, kickstarting another one of its secretive missions.

ESA Schedules Re-Entry Module Test
2012-11-10 11:27:45

The European Space Agency's (ESA) Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV) re-entry module will participate in a full-space splashdown in early 2013.

2012-09-27 23:04:22

Bye Bye Birdees contracts with Space Expedition for the first commercial daily Suborbital Flights beginning 2014. Benicia, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2012

Suborbital Spaceflight Company Announces Plan To Move Flight Center To Kennedy Space Center
2012-08-24 11:21:49

Suborbital commercial spaceflight company XCOR Aerospace will be setting up shop far from its founding grounds of Mojave, California.

New European Launch Services For ESA
2012-07-27 04:59:41

The European Space Agency (ESA) is investigating the possibility of a new launch system to make Europe fully self-sufficient over the long haul.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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