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Private Spaceflight Archive
26 March 2013, 12:35 PM ET
SpaceX's Dragon capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean earlier today (March 26).
26 March 2013, 06:57 AM ET
SpaceX's Dragon capsule is returning to Earth after 3 weeks attached to the International Space Station.
26 March 2013, 05:51 AM ET
See photos of SpaceX's second Dragon spacecraft leaving the International Space Station in March 2013 during the second private cargo mission for NASA.
25 March 2013, 02:58 PM ET
Astronauts in space are sending their LEGO toys back home.
25 March 2013, 02:31 PM ET
Dragon will depart the space station at 6:56 a.m. EDT and splash down in the Pacific Ocean 5 1/2 hours later.
25 March 2013, 01:50 PM ET
The Dragon spacecraft first reached the International Space Station in 2012.
25 March 2013, 06:00 AM ET
Get to know the California-based private spaceflight company SpaceX.
25 March 2013, 05:21 AM ET
See photos from SpaceX's second unmanned cargo flight to the International Space Station in March 2013.
24 March 2013, 10:31 AM ET
From dazzling northern lights to recovered Apollo rocket engines and Jupiter's hot spots , don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
24 March 2013, 10:00 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
23 March 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Weather concerns pushed the Dragon capsule's homecoming back one day.
22 March 2013, 07:50 PM ET
Private companies and nonprofit organizations are planning deep space missions to the moon, asteroids and even Mars.
21 March 2013, 02:55 PM ET
The Merlin 1D has achieved flight qualification status, the company announced Wednesday.
21 March 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket will loft a simulated payload to an altitude of about 155 miles.
17 March 2013, 04:21 PM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
17 March 2013, 03:26 PM ET
From a lightning fast comet to St. Patrick's day in space, don't miss these amazing pictures.
16 March 2013, 09:10 AM ET
Grasshopper reached an altitude of 263 feet before returning to Earth in a soft landing.
13 March 2013, 08:04 PM ET
Study of plant reproduction in zero gravity raises questions about sex in space.
11 March 2013, 04:06 PM ET
A look at the nonprofit's plan to land four humans on Mars in 2023.
11 March 2013, 03:57 PM ET
Mars One has contracted with Paragon Space Development Corp. to do a conceptual design study.
11 March 2013, 12:47 PM ET
The Space Foundation invited students from around the world to submit original artwork with the theme, "If I were going ... "
10 March 2013, 05:02 PM ET
From the galaxy's oldest known star to a big red moon, don't miss these amazing space pictures.
10 March 2013, 02:33 PM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
08 March 2013, 05:20 PM ET
The shootdown of the spy satellite USA-193 sparked talk about the graveyard of outer space, which is crowded with some 17,000 spent rocket stages, dead or dying satellites and countless crumbs of human-made orbital flotsam. An average of one object has re
08 March 2013, 05:00 PM ET
See our collection of space debris images and some far-out ideas to clean it up.
06 March 2013, 05:42 PM ET
The last piece of cargo was unloaded from the Dragon space capsule today.
06 March 2013, 06:40 AM ET
The Dragon capsule brought many new science experiments to the space station.
03 March 2013, 02:40 PM ET
The unmanned Dragon space capsule linked up with the International Space Station early Sunday (March 3).
03 March 2013, 10:00 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
03 March 2013, 05:04 AM ET
The spacecraft was captured by the space station's robotic arm
02 March 2013, 05:27 PM ET
SpaceX's Dragon space capsule will be captured by the space station's robot arm at 6:01 a.m. EST (1101 GMT).
02 March 2013, 10:21 AM ET
Stargazers in the Southern Hemisphere have a chance of spotting SpaceX's private Dragon capsule chasing the space station.