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Scaled Composites' Bad Day in the High Desert »

A former Shuttle flight director offers perspective on the NTSB's findings in the SpaceShipTwo accident last fall. More

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Broken Strut Likely Cause... »

The SpaceX rocket that exploded after launch on June 28 likely broke a strut, releasing a helium bottle in an oxygen tank that shot out the top, the company... More

NASA Developing Unmanned... »

A small boomerang-shaped aircraft that will go for a test launch later this year could be the first unmanned aerial system to glide over the surface of Mars,... More

SpaceX Loses One »

It's gonna happen sooner or later. But inevitable is not the same as unforeseeable. More

SpaceX Test Flies Launch... »

The brief test flight of an unmanned SpaceX capsule on Wednesday was the first trial for a system that will allow astronauts to abort their launches should... More