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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo has lit its rocket engine in flight
Virgin Galactic may attempt a major test flight of its novel SpaceShipTwo on Monday (April 29).
SpaceX's reusable Grasshopper rocket reached an altitude of 820 feet, then stuck the landing.
'After Earth' stars Will and Jaden Smith have hope for humanity and our home planet.
SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket is a 10-story Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing (VTVL) designed to return rockets for reuse.
SpaceX's reusable Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing (VTVL) test vehicle made its highest jump yet, flying 820 feet in April 2013 and landed safely under near-perfect control.
Robots aren't yet capable of exploring the Red Planet's most promising environments.
Antares' successful launch paves the way for eventual cargo flights to the space station for NASA.
The new Antares rocket will launch at 5 p.m. ET (2100 GMT) from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
Orbital Sciences will try to launch its Antares rocket again Sunday.
Orbital Sciences will launch its Antares rocket test flight today at 6:10 p.m. EDT.
Antares' first attempt on Wednesday was scuttled by a glitch. Liftoff is set for Saturday at 5 p.m. ET.
Don Yeomans and Elon Musk made Time Magazine's list of the most influential people this year.
The Orbital Sciences Antares rocket could launch from Virginia on Friday (April 19) at 5 p.m. ET (2100 GMT).
The next chance to launch the Antares rocket may come Thursday at 5 p.m. EDT.
It might seem surprising that rockets launch from Virginia's Eastern Shore. But it's been going on for decades.
The Antares test flight shows the industry is coming of age, supporters say.
Virgin Galactic ran oxidizers through the spacecraft's propulsion system during an April 12 test.