Vote Now! Top Space Stories of the Week - Nov. 11, 2012

How James Bond Followed US Space Travel

United Artists

A new James Bond movie is out this week on the 50th anniversary of the Bond franchise. Here’s a look back at Bond’s many intersections with space and NASA. [Full Story]

NEXT: China's Mystery Space Plane Project Stirs Up Questions

China's Mystery Space Plane Project Stirs Up Questions

Chinese Internet

As the next flight of the USAF X-37B robotic mini-shuttle draws closer, analysts are keeping an eye on China’s purported work on a possible space plane, the Shenlong, meaning “Divine Dragon” in Mandarin. [Full Story]

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