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WATCH: Chinese space rocket accidentally takes off prematurely while testing and crashes into a hill within a minute

In an unexpected turn of events, Beijing-based aerospace company Space Pioneer conducted a static f…

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Europe hopes to take on Elon Musk's SpaceX with new rocket launch

On Tuesday, the Ariane 6 rocket is set to blast off from a spaceport in French Guiana, carrying the…

Tom Carter   


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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is annoyed with SpaceX's big rocket launches

Jeff Bezos' rocket company, Blue Origin, filed concerns to the FAA about SpaceX's Starship rocket l…

Jaures Yip,Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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A Chinese firm's answer to SpaceX's Falcon 9 blew up in a giant fireball after it accidentally launched during a test

Tianbing Aerospace Technology said it was testing its rocket engine when the Tianlong-3 left the la…

Matthew Loh   


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SpaceX is poised to make rocket launches 10 times cheaper with Starship, experts say

SpaceX's Starship mega-rocket reached a major milestone on Thursday, pushing Elon Musk's ambition t…

Marianne Guenot,Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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NASA astronauts describe flight aboard Boeing's glitching, leaking Starliner spaceship

Boeing's Starliner got two NASA astronauts to the space station despite failures. Now they're waiti…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Starship's 3rd-launch success: Rocket finally soared to space without blowing up, but SpaceX lost it on reentry

SpaceX's Starship rocket successfully reached space on its third launch attempt, but it lost commun…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen,Marianne Guenot,Ellyn Lapointe   


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SpaceX is attempting its 3rd Starship launch today. Watch live to see if the rocket explodes again or finally reaches orbit.

SpaceX is set to launch its Starship rocket for a third time on Thursday. Watch live to see whether…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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SpaceX Dragon Capsule debris as big as a car hood crash-landed in North Carolina. It's part of a major space trash problem.

Humans are launching more stuff in space than ever before and we don't have the right models to pre…

Ellyn Lapointe   


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No planned date to return to Earth for two NASA astronauts due to issues with Boeing Starliner spacecraft

The two NASA astronauts were scheduled to return on June 14. However, the pair has no set date to r…

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Crashing a spacecraft into an asteroid may have changed its shape in addition to its trajectory, NASA scientists find

Recent research suggests that DART may have done more than just redirect Dimorphos; it might have s…

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See Elon Musk's Starship shredding apart as it descends to Earth, with a whole fin almost ripping off

Starship started falling apart as it plummeted into the ocean. But Elon Musk and SpaceX still consi…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Starship lands in the ocean with its engines firing for the first time, bringing Elon Musk one step closer to Mars

Starship already proved it could fly into space. Now it's shown the world it can come back in mostl…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Biden wants a space tax on companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin that launch in the US

His budget proposal suggests rewriting the aviation excise tax structure so space companies pay the…

Marianne Guenot   


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Space elevators could get us to Mars in record time — and Japan is planning one for 2050

Space elevators are just theoretical at this point, but a Japanese company hopes to build one in th…

Jenny McGrath   


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Boeing's long-delayed Starliner finally takes off with astronauts on board

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft finally took off on its crewed mission on Wednesday after being plagu…

Jessica Orwig,Paul Squire   


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How to watch SpaceX launch its Starship mega-rocket live

SpaceX's will try to launch Starship again Saturday. It blew up on its first attempt. Here's how to…

Marianne Guenot,Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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A dead Russian spacecraft almost collided with a NASA satellite. The crash could have sent 7,500 bits of debris rocketing around Earth.

A dead Russian spacecraft almost crashed into a NASA satellite. The collision would have sent debr…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen,Ellyn Lapointe   


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Elon Musk was nowhere to be seen at Starship's first successful launch to orbit

Despite achieving a major milestone for SpaceX, CEO Elon Musk was nowhere to be seen at the first s…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen,Ellyn Lapointe   


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Russian experts were guiding North Korea's space program ahead of Pyongyang blowing up its latest satellite: South Korean report

A "large number" of Russian experts had entered North Korea to help with its space program, Yonhap …

Matthew Loh