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See what it takes to get into a spacesuit in new NASA time-lapse

If you think getting dressed in the morning can be a challenge, wait until you see what astronaut Peggy Whitson has to go through to wiggle into her "single-person spaceship."

By October 7, 2015


Astronaut photographs a single airplane from space

It's a long way from the space station down to Earth, but an astronaut still managed to photograph a tiny airplane from orbit.

By September 21, 2015


Bezos' space company tests suborbital rocket

Blue Origin pulls off its first unmanned test flight from a site in west Texas. The spacecraft, which reached an altitude of 58 miles, is designed to become a reusable vehicle for space tourists someday.

By April 30, 2015


This is astronaut Scott Kelly's bedroom in space

Kelly tweeted a picture of his minuscule bedroom aboard the International Space Station, where he is spending a full year.

By April 27, 2015


Jeff Bezos' rocket company to start suborbital test flights this year

After an extensive series of test flights, Blue Origin hopes to begin launching people, payloads or both as a commercial endeavor.

By April 7, 2015


Taking a virtual-reality tour of the spaceship from 'Interstellar'

South by Southwest festivalgoers get the chance to experience a virtual re-creation of zero gravity and the interior of the Endurance spacecraft from the Oscar-winning film.

By March 14, 2015


How ADR1FT got me to believe in VR

A new game from Three One Zero takes players on their first space walk. While it'll hit consoles and PC this summer, I'm sold on the game's VR ambitions.

By March 11, 2015


Check out this molten ball of metal levitating in outer space

The ESA has put a levitating furnace on the International Space Station. Getting it to work right required a bit of shaving cream.

By November 25, 2014


Flying on the Blue Angels' 'Fat Albert Airlines' at SF's Fleet Week

At the annual military extravaganza in San Francisco, CNET flies the friendly skies in the Blue Angels' support craft, a C-130 named Fat Albert. The plane may be chubby, but it gives an intense ride.

By October 12, 2014


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