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Space travel is dangerous. There will be no tourists.

On September 17, 1908, Army Lt. Thomas Selfridge made the fateful decision to get into an airplane with Orville Wright. It made sense for him to go: …

Russian Rocket Carrying Advanced Satellite Crashes After Launch: Reports

A Russian rocket crashed Friday (May 16) while attempting to launch an advanced communications satellite into orbit, according to Russian media …

NASA’s LADEE Probe Starts Science Study of Thin Lunar Atmosphere and Dusty Mystery

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) has descended to its planned low altitude orbit and begun …

International Space Station: 15 Facts for 15 Years in Orbit

A new type of "sunrise" dawned above Earth on Nov. 20, 1998, with the launch of the first piece of the International Space Station.<p>Fifteen years ago …

NASA's Next Mega-Rocket Passes Key Design Review

The huge rocket that NASA is building to blast astronauts toward Mars, asteroids and other destinations in deep space has passed a critical design …

NASA's Curiosity Nearing First Anniversary on Mars

<b>PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s Curiosity rover will mark one year on Mars next week and has already achieved its main science goal of revealing ancient</b> …

Shipwreck Yields Most Silver Ever

The 61 tons of silver salvaged from a 1941 cargo ship are worth millions.<p><b>An oceanic exploration company has recovered 122,000 pounds of silver from a shipwreck 300 miles off the coast of Galway, Ireland—the heaviest amount of precious metal ever retrieved from a shipwreck.</b><p>In February 1941, the S.S.</i> …

Mars base added to moon plan

Republicans in Congress are pushing for major cuts across the federal budget, but so far, they’re not willing to sacrifice a plan to build a moon colony.<p>In fact, Republicans on the House Science, Space and Technology Committee are eyeing an even more ambitious goal: building a base on Mars, …