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Virgin Galactic rocket ship ascends from New Mexico

Virgin Galactic on Saturday made its first rocket-powered flight from New Mexico to the fringe of space in a manned shuttle, as the company forges toward offering tourist flights to the edge of the Earth's atmosphere.

Boeing Starliner test flight postponed

An unmanned test mission of Boeing's Starliner space capsule, which is eventually to transport astronauts to the International Space Station, has had to be postponed, NASA said Monday.

Transit-oriented development causing displacement

Transit-oriented development—which concentrates high-density housing, commercial activities and public spaces around a rapid transit station—can both be a boon and a bane for communities, suggests a new UBC study.

Using metals for fuel

Did you know that in microgravity we are preparing one of the most promising fuels for the future?

Window opens for Virgin Galactic test flight from spaceport

The window opened Friday for Virgin Galactic's first rocket-powered test flight from Spaceport America in southern New Mexico as the company prepares for commercial flights next year, but the exact timing of the launch will ...

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