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SpaceX unveils Dragon V2, its first manned spacecraft

One of the new spacecraft's advantages is its ability to be reused after a soft landing and its propellants are reloaded, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says.

By May. 29, 2014

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SpaceX Dragon V2 spacecraft unveiled by Elon Musk (pictures)

Elon Musk has just unveiled the second-generation Dragon space capsule, the V2. It seats seven comfortably and could be flying soon.

16 Images By May. 29, 2014

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NASA crashes spacecraft into moon at 3,600 mph

NASA leaves some more debris on the lunar surface by intentionally crashing a spacecraft...for science.

By Apr. 18, 2014

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Spacecraft ready to wake up and hitch a ride on a comet

The European Space Agency's solar-powered Rosetta craft will "wake up" after napping for two and a half years and begin the final part of its unprecedented journey to rendezvous with a comet.

By Jan. 17, 2014

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New species of microbe thrives in spacecraft clean rooms

An extremely rare microbe pops up in two different spacecraft clean rooms, one in Florida and one in South America.

By Nov. 7, 2013

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Watch this European spacecraft burn up over the Pacific

The European Space Agency's Automated Transfer Vehicle puts on a spectacular fireworks display on re-entry.

By Nov. 7, 2013

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SpaceX to build spacecraft parts with motion tech and 3D printers

Elon Musk's new endeavor to build rocket ship parts with Leap Motion hand gesture technology, Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets, and 3D laser metal printers makes sci-fi look antiquated.

By Sep. 5, 2013

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Pocket Spacecraft hopes to launch personalized moon missions

A Kickstarter project wants to open up lunar exploration to regular people around the world through a fleet of tiny, flat spacecraft.

By Jul. 1, 2013

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NASA's Kepler spacecraft to reveal new planetary discoveries?

The space agency is announcing new sightings found by the Kepler spacecraft mission.

By Apr. 17, 2013

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Need to repair a NASA spacecraft? Just 3D print it

Engineers at NASA Ames Research Center have begun experimenting with 3D printers for some spacecraft design. CNET's Sumi Das visits one of its newly open workshops -- filled with state of the art equipment.

By Apr. 17, 2013