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Dad builds a realistic spacecraft simulator for his sons

The dedicated dad who built the NASA Mission Control Desk for his sons hopes to teach them more about space with this impressive simulator. Ground Control to Major Dad, all systems go!

By August 12, 2014

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Rosetta spacecraft enters comet's orbit (pictures)

In an out of this world first, the space probe enters the gravitational pull of a comet ahead of a landing attempt scheduled for November.

6 Images By August 6, 2014

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Rosetta spacecraft makes historic comet rendezvous

The craft, launched back in 2004, rendezvoused with comet 67P/GC, ahead of a planned landing in November.

By August 6, 2014

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Flash back 50 years to first moon image by a US spacecraft

Way back in 1964, the planet Earth got a lot closer to the moon thanks to a successful NASA spacecraft mission.

By July 31, 2014

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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 April 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 January 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 November 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 November 7, 2013