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'Close but no cigar' for SpaceX's try at historic rocket landing

The private space-exploration company successfully sends a cargo capsule off to the International Space Station, but its "reusable" rocket crashes into its floating landing pad in the Atlantic Ocean.

By January 10, 2015

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You can now find Bender's shiny metal butt in Minecraft

Bender, the lovable, occasionally mean-spirited robot from "Futurama," has been recreated in painstaking detail in the popular crafting game by user propank.

By January 19, 2015

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Elon Musk is trying to bring the Internet to space

The SpaceX CEO wants to build a satellite network high above Earth that would speed up the Internet and bring access to underserved communities. And he'll use the profits to help colonize Mars.

By January 17, 2015

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SpaceX reveals fiery end to rocket on Twitter, Vine

Instead of landing softly on the bobbing ocean platform meant to receive it, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket tipped, crashed and burst into flames. It's all on display via Twitter and Vine.

By January 16, 2015

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Crew evacuated from part of space station after alarm sounds

NASA reports are all crew members are currently safe in the Russian section of the ISS, but work to determine the cause of the alarm is ongoing.

By January 14, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 110: Why SpaceX's rocket failure is okay, the Golden Globes gets diverse, and more

Amazon and Netflix each brought home awards from the Golden Globes, because they're creating diverse, compelling content filled with powerful performances. We take a minute to dissect why diversity reigned king last night at the Golden Globes, and why that's great for everyone who loves good TV.

By January 12, 2015

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NASA finds 'Mighty Mouse' pulsar brighter than 10 million suns

The discovery of a new unusually bright dead star leads astronomers to question assumptions about a type of cosmic radiation -- and pulsars themselves.

By October 8, 2014

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10 years of XPrizes: Fixing the world one competition at a time

It was October 4, 2004 that Scaled Composites won the Ansari XPrize. 10 years later, what started as one man's quest to get to space has evolved into an international organization for global good.

By October 3, 2014

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Bitcoin ATM yanked after brief debut

One of America's first Bitcoin teller machines popped up in New Mexico earlier this year. When Crave's Eric Mack stopped by to make a deposit recently, it was already gone.

By April 2, 2014

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I bought $20 worth of bitcoin at an ATM in Albuquerque

One of the nation's first bitcoin ATMs debuts in New Mexico, and Crave writer Amanda Kooser swings by to make a transaction.

By February 19, 2014