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Secretive X-37B space plane returns to Earth, two years on

The Air Force says that the almost one-of-a-kind spacecraft "conducted on-orbit experiments" in the the longest-ever mission for the X-37B program.

By October 17, 2014

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New 'Jack Kennedy' line in VP debate tops reaction on Twitter

Joe Biden's "Now you're Jack Kennedy?" line generated 58,000 tweets a minute. Tonight's VP debate saw 3.5 million tweets, down from 10.3 million during the first presidential debate.

By October 11, 2012

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Famous Ewok actor to appear in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

The actor known best as Wicket the Ewok in "Star Wars" receives a very important phone call about returning to a galaxy far, far away. Yub nub!

By October 17, 2014

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Thirteen-year-old says she'll be the first human on Mars

Declaring that "failure is not an option," Alyssa Carson wants to go further than any human has gone before. She's already been to NASA's Space Academy three times.

By October 9, 2014

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to make rocket engine for Boeing, Lockheed Martin

Amazon CEO's aerospace company enters into a partnership with the United Launch Alliance to develop BE-4, a rocket engine to replace Russian-made launch jets.

By September 17, 2014

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NASA taps SpaceX, Boeing to carry astronauts to space

In the return of human space flight for the US, NASA awards both private aerospace companies a combined total of $6.8 billion.

By September 16, 2014

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Samsung decides to mock Apple in real life

Extending its accusation that iPhone owners are "wall-huggers," Samsung plans to advertise around power outlets at airports.

By August 13, 2014

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Manuel Noriega sues Activision over portrayal in Black Ops 2

Former Panama dictator claims his likeness was used for "economic gain" by Activision in the 2012 first-person shooter.

By July 16, 2014

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'Star Wars' update: New actors cast, plus Harrison Ford hiatus

As Harrison Ford recovers from a leg injury, more actors are headed to a galaxy far, far away. Crystal Clarke and Pip Andersen are tapped as the latest "Star Wars: Episode VII" cast members.

By July 7, 2014

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How NASA reinvented the tortilla, and other tales of food in space

What are NASA's secret recipes for feeding hungry astronauts when they're in orbit? CNET Road Trip 2014 bellied up to the space agency's Food Lab to find out.

By July 7, 2014