Virgin Galactic's 2nd SpaceShipTwo Lowers Its Landing Gear (Photo)
SpaceShipTwo First Landing Gear Lowering
May 29th, 2015
Virgin Galactic's second SpaceShipTwo passenger ship is coming together, with the commercial spaceliner lowering its landing gear for the first time last week.
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Repairing the Hubble Space Telescope: The Tools Astronauts Used
Hubble Undergoes Servicing During STS-103
May 29th, 2015
NASA engineers talk about the specialized tools they developed to keep Hubble running for a quarter of a decade.
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Ariane 5 Rocket Launches 2 DirecTV Satellites
Ariane 5 Launches DirecTV Satellites
May 29th, 2015
Europe’s Ariane 5 rocket on May 27 successfully delivered two direct-broadcast television satellites into transfer orbit for DirecTV in the vehicle’s 65th consecutive success and the second of six missions planned for 2015.
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Space Station, Moon and Planets Dance Over Pisa
ISS, Mars, Mercury, Venus and Moon Petricca
May 29th, 2015
Astrophotographer Giuseppe Petricca took this image of the ISS, the Moon, Venus, Mars, Mercury and the Leaning Tower of Pisa from Pisa, Tuscany, Italy.
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Disney Does Steampunk Rockets in 'Tomorrowland'
Steampunk-Style Space Capsule in 'Tomorrowland'
May 29th, 2015
Disney's epic "Tomorrowland" features space technology done in steampunk style, and brings in early 20th century science heavyweights Jules Verne, Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla and Gustave Eiffel.
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