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Will DARPA's 13,000-mph plane fly?

The Falcon HTV-2 was expected to glide through the upper atmosphere at speeds up to Mach 20, but the flight ended prematurely in the Pacific.

By August 11, 2011

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Japanese cargo ship launched on flight to space station

A Japanese cargo ship is on track for berthing at the International Space Station next week, carrying five tons of supplies and equipment, including a small research aquarium and other science gear.

By July 20, 2012

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Portal 2's Wheatley in space?

According to the official Portal blog, Wheatley has been launched into space with the Japanese HTV-3 resupply craft headed for the International Space Station.

By July 22, 2012

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Skunk Works: 70 years of cutting-edge aircraft

In June 1943, Lockheed made a bold pitch to the U.S. Army that it could build a jet fighter, and build it fast. Since then, the Skunk Works has conjured up the U-2, the SR-71, the F-117, and more, and it's still going strong.

By June 23, 2013

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Cargo craft aborts approach to space station after test failure

Russian flight controllers are evaluating problems with a new rendezvous system that triggered an abort during approach of an unmanned Progress supply ship during a test.

By July 23, 2012

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Japan launches new cargo craft to space station

Successful launch of new unmanned cargo craft on space station resupply mission Thursday is major milestone for the international program as shuttle retirement looms.

By September 10, 2009

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Hypersonic bomb: One-hour delivery?

The U.S. Army's Advanced Hypersonic Weapon can travel about five times the speed of sound and strike anywhere on Earth in less than an hour.

By November 18, 2011

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Japanese cargo ship completes smooth docking

Japan's new HTV cargo ship makes a near-flawless automated rendezvous with the International Space Station, delivering some 3.5 tons of supplies and equipment.

By September 17, 2009

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Soyuz rocket blasts off with three bound for space station

Launch of a Russian Soyuz crew ferry craft bound for the International Space Station kicks off a busy six weeks of activity in orbit, with multiple dockings, undockings and a pair of challenging spacewalks on tap.

By July 14, 2012

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Russian Soyuz ferry craft prepped for station flight

An all-veteran crew is making final preparations for launch this weekend to the International Space Station, kicking off a busy six weeks highlighted by multiple dockings, undockings, and a pair of spacewalks.

By July 13, 2012