Launch, Land, Repeat: Reusable Rocket Technology Taking Flight
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Attempts Drone-Ship Landing
April 17th, 2015
SpaceX, United Launch Alliance, Blue Origin and other spaceflight firms are working to make reusable launch systems a reality.
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Awesome New SpaceX Video Shows Rocket Landing Try and Crash
SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket's Landing Attempt
April 15th, 2015
A new video shows the first stage of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket crashing and burning after nearly pulling off an unprecedented touchdown on an unmanned "drone ship" in the Atlantic Ocean.
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Fishing for Space Junk: New Nets Capture Old Satellites (Video)
Weightless Net Testing
April 10th, 2015
European Space Agency scientists recently performed tests on a projectile net that will be used to capture loose space junk.
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1st Zero-G Espresso Machine Headed for Space Station
ISSpresso, the world's first zero-gravity espresso machine, launched toward the International Space Station on a SpaceX Dragon cargo ship on April 14, 2015.
April 16th, 2015
The International Space Station is about receive perhaps its most important upgrade to date: a microgravity espresso maker!
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SpaceX to Attempt Bold Rocket Landing Today: Watch It Live
SpaceX checks its next Falcon 9 rocket to fly in a static engine test ahead of a planned April 13, 2015 launch to send an unmanned Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station, then attempt a reusable rocket landing on an ocean platform.
April 13th, 2015
SpaceX aims to launch its robotic Dragon cargo capsule toward the International Space Station Monday at 4:33 p.m. EDT, then bring the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket back for a soft landing on an unmanned ship in the Atlantic. Watch it live here.
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SpaceX to Try Daring Rocket Landing Again Monday
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket and Dragon Capsule
April 10th, 2015
SpaceX aims to bring the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket back to Earth for a soft touchdown on an unmanned "spaceport drone ship" in the Atlantic Ocean after the booster sends Dragon on its way toward the orbiting lab Monday (April 13).
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Made In Space Launches 'Space-Grade' 3D Printing Material for Sale
Made in Space 3D Plastic Filament
April 16th, 2015
They made the first 3D printer to be used in space possible. They made the files used to 3D print their tools in space available. Now, Made In Space is making the material used to 3D print in space for sale.
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Cosmic Hackathon: Q&A with Space Apps Challenge Co-Founder Sean Herron
International Space Apps Challenge Global Hackathon
April 10th, 2015
An interview with Sam Herron, one of the co-founders of the Space Apps Challenge, a global hackathon that kicks off today (April 10).
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