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By Gbenga Oduntan
Space tourism is fast becoming the new frontier in the transportation business. Driven by profit-making private venture capital, the push to offer customers some direct or indirect experience with space travel is no longer the stuff of comic books or science fiction. 188 more words
Three high school students were going to get the science lesson of a lifetime by flying their experiment in space.
Instead they got a life lesson about loss, but more importantly about determination, as they watched… 403 more words
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched a shipment of groceries to the International Space Station on Tuesday, including the first espresso maker bound for orbit. But the company’s third attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean platform failed … but just barely. 674 more words
Don’t shrug off this Atlas just yet.
It’s scheduled for demolition, but there may be a slim chance of preserving the familiar Atlas rocket that stands outside the Canada Science and Technology Museum. 456 more words
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s Falcon 9 rocket failed to launch Tuesday after the mission was aborted during the countdown at Cape Canaveral, Florida.
The two-stage reusable rocket from Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. 288 more words
Bob Thirsk feels gravity in the way some feel the pressure change in those Chinook winds.
It’s an ever-present force we take for granted yet, when you have spent 188 days without its tenacious pull, it teaches you not to forget its power and its obligations. 1,018 more words