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Image: Antares Rocket Raising

The Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, is raised into the vertical position on launch Pad-0A, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

dateOct 17, 2016 in Space Exploration
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How many dogs have been to space?

Becoming an astronaut is a rare honor. The rigorous selection process, the hard training, and then… the privilege of going into space! It is something few human beings will ever be privileged enough to experience. But what ...

dateOct 03, 2016 in Space Exploration
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X-ray telescope scheduled to launch

X-Calibur, a novel telescope that sees polarized X-rays rather than visible or infrared light, is next in line for launch at the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility in Fort Sumner, N.M., a tiny town best known as the site ...

dateSep 09, 2016 in Space Exploration
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