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Ares I-X rocket chalks up successful test flight

NASA's 33-story Ares I-X rocket launched on a $445 million test flight, providing data needed for NASA's embattled post-shuttle moon program.

By October 28, 2009

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NASA's Ares I-X test flight delayed by weather

Bad weather and an errant freighter that strayed into the off-shore danger zone forced NASA to delay Tuesday's planned launch of the Ares I-X rocket on a $445 million test flight.

By October 27, 2009

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Ares I-X rocket hauled to launch pad for critical test flight

Planned test flight next week could help shape the future of America's manned space program. Rocket is a key element in NASA's post-shuttle Constellation program.

By October 20, 2009

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Parachute failure only blemish in successful Ares test flight

Despite a parachute failure, NASA officials say the experimental Ares I-X rocket performed as well or better than computer modeling predicted during its six-minute test flight.

By October 30, 2009

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ATK successfully test fires Ares 1 booster

With the future of NASA's Ares 1 rocket in doubt, Alliant Techsystems successfully test-fires the planned booster's extended first stage to collect needed engineering data.

By September 10, 2009

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Piecing together NASA's Ares I rocket

CNET News' Daniel Terdiman is the first reporter to see the completed solid rocket booster designed for future missions to the moon, and maybe Mars.

By July 7, 2009

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Presidential panel reports on manned space options

Final review submitted to White House Thursday presents five post-shuttle options, concludes NASA's planned shuttle replacement will cost too much and take too long.

By October 22, 2009

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Google launches Calico to take on illness and aging

Larry Page recruits Art Levinson, chairman at both Genentech and Apple, to run the new health-focused company.

By September 18, 2013

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NASA has new hopes, challenges with moonshot

The space agency thinks ice on the moon could be the key to an outpost that smoothes the path to Mars. But funding could be a bigger barrier than physics.

By July 17, 2009

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CNET News Daily Podcast: How to deal with annoying SMS spam

Security reporter Elinor Mills has some tips for dealing with the pesky spam that shows up on your cell phone.

By July 7, 2009