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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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Tech execs running the commercial space race

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic company is reeling from the loss of SpaceShipTwo, which crashed in California's Mojave desert on Friday, killing one of its pilots and seriously injuring the other. Branson, a billionaire ...

dateNov 02, 2014 in Space Exploration
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