News tagged with space shuttle

SpaceX readies space station rendezvous

The US company SpaceX on Friday prepared for the climax of its Dragon capsule's landmark mission to the International Space Station with a high-stakes bid to latch on to the orbiting research lab.

May 24, 2012
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Dancing droplets rock out on space station

Expedition 31 Flight Engineer Don Pettit of NASA has taught more than half a million internet viewers how microgravity affects scientific principles by using everyday objects on the International Space Station. In the latest ...

May 07, 2012
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SpaceX delays ISS launch again

The US company SpaceX on Wednesday said it was unlikely to meet a planned May 7 launch to send its Dragon space capsule to the International Space Station, but did not set a new date for the attempt.

May 02, 2012
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