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What we know about the 2018 SpaceX mission to the moon

Tech billionaire Elon Musk, founder of the pioneering space transport company SpaceX, has announced a mission to fly two people to the moon next year in what would be a…

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Moonshot pad roaring back into action with SpaceX launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The launch pad used to send Americans to the moon & shuttle astronauts into orbit is roaring back into action. Dormant for nearly six years,…

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Lego Spaceport Set Is Out of This World: Q&A with Its Designers

We finally received our hands on Lego's new Spaceport set, & it was impressive — so we reached out to the kit's designers to hear more approximately it. After two…

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Boeing opens commercial spaceship plant in Florida

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Boeing Co took the wraps off an assembly plant on Friday for its first line of commercial spaceships, which NASA plans to…

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NASA Hands Over Historic Shuttle Landing Facility For Commercial Use

The Florida runway where space shuttles touched down for nearly 30 years has a new mission. NASA on Monday (June 22) formally transferred control of the Shuttle Landing Facility located at…

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What Will the X-37B Military Space Plane Do on Its Next Mystery Mission?

On Wednesday, the United States Air Force's Rapid Capabilities Office is set to launch the fourth mission of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle — the military's secretive robotic space plane….

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Inside the US Air Force's Next X-37B Space Plane Mystery Mission

The U.S. Air Force is set to launch the fourth flight of its X-37B space plane on May 20, & new details are unfolding approximately the upcoming mystery mission. For…

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SpaceX rocket launch, landing test, delayed by weather

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – The launch of an unmanned SpaceX rocket – & an innovative attempt to land it on an ocean barge – were postponed…

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SpaceX says boosting output, on track for 13 rocket launches this year

By Andrea Shalal & Irene Klotz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, is rapidly increasing production of the engines that power its Falcon 9 rocket & expects to…

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Welcome Home, Orion! NASA Space Capsule Back in Florida After Test Flight

View gallery NASA's Orion spacecraft arrived back in Florida on Dec. 18, 2014. The spacecraft flew on its fir … NASA's first Orion space capsule — which made its spaceflight debut…

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