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SpaceX cargo ship takes off on commercial flight to station

Three days after a last-second launch abort, a commercially developed rocket and cargo ship blasted off on NASA's first commercial flight to the International Space Station.

By May. 22, 2012


Ten years ago today, space tourists began to play

After taking off aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket on April 28, 2001 enroute to the International Space Station, wealthy engineer Dennis Tito became the first private citizen to go to space.

By Apr. 28, 2011


Study suggests better exercise needed for astronauts

Astronauts returning to Earth after long-duration space missions may be unable to cope with emergencies because of muscle loss, but more intense exercise could counteract the problem.

By Aug. 18, 2010


Buzz Out Loud 780: Microsoft to dump Windows?

Details are leaking out about a post-Windows OS from Microsoft, code-name Midori, that would use virtualization and the cloud to manage your computing life. Throw in the semantic Web and you have a buzzword threefer!

By Aug. 4, 2008


Returning to the moon before this century is out

A federal government committee has released its review of the future of manned space flight, and it doesn't look good.

By Sep. 9, 2009