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July launch of Antaras rocket / Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images
July launch of Antaras rocket / Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images

Rocket Explodes After Liftoff In Virginia

A commercial supply ship bound for the International Space Station has exploded moments after liftoff.

Orbital Sciences Corp.'s unmanned rocket blew up over the launch complex at Wallops Island, Virginia, just six seconds after liftoff

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The Soyuz TMA-12M rocket launches from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on  Wednesday, March 26, 2014 carrying Expedition 39 Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, Flight Engineer Steven Swanson of NASA, and Flight Engineer Oleg Artemyev of Roscosmos to the International Space Station. | Getty Images/NASA
The Soyuz TMA-12M rocket launches from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 carrying Expedition 39 Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, Flight Engineer Steven Swanson of NASA, and Flight Engineer Oleg Artemyev of Roscosmos to the International Space Station. | Getty Images/NASA

Astronaut, alumnus Scott Tingle talks space at UMass Dartmouth

Astronaut Scott Tingle spoke about exploring space at his alma mater UMass Dartmouth Wednesday. Tingle said it remains to be seen whether a space race with a country such as China is on the horizon

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Astronaut Mike Hopkins - Dimitry Lovetsky / Getty Images
Astronaut Mike Hopkins - Dimitry Lovetsky / Getty Images

Space Station Astronauts Return Home

NASA says a Russian Soyuz capsule carrying a U.S.-Russian crew has landed safely on the steppes of Kazakhstan after spending nearly six months in orbit on the International Space Station.
 
    The agency said in a live broadcast that the capsule carrying American Mike Hopkins and Russians Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy touched down southeast of the town of Dzhezkazgan at 9:24 a

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Mission To Mars Could Be Delayed Two Years Because of Government Shutdown

Due to the government shutdown, which is in its third day, NASA's "Mission To Mars" could be delayed up to two years.

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Water Leak in Helmet Causes NASA to Abort Spacewalk

NASA has aborted a spacewalk at the International Space Station because of a dangerous water leak in an astronaut's helmet.

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Incredible View Of Hurricane Sandy From Space

Those of us who can see out of a window can get a pretty good view of what Sandy is bringing us. This view from space is just more proof of just how small people really are.

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Neil Armstrong, Legendary Astronaut, Dies At 82

The first man to step on the moon has passed away. Neil Armstrong died early Saturday morning after some cardiovascular complications.

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Watch New Footage Of Mars Rover ‘Curiosity’

The latest mission from NASA has been making headlines everywhere. This new video of Curiosity shows the Mars rover as it gets ready to drive around the 'red planet'.

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Do You Support a Manned Flight to Mars? — Survey of the Day

Mars is in the news these days thanks to the Curiosity rover which recently landed on the red planet. The goal of the six-wheeled robot is to find signs of life on Mars, and NASA also hopes that its 23 month mission will increase public awareness of the space program.

But will it rekindle interest in sending a manned mission to Mars?

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See Photos and Video From Mars Rover Curiosity

After an eight month journey, NASA’s multi-billion dollar rover Curiosity made a successful landing on Mars early this morning. Mission controllers cheered after the six-wheeled, one-ton machine made a perilous seven-minute landing involving a parachute, rocket pack and sky crane.

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