Boeing And SpaceX Win NASA Contracts For New Manned Spaceflight Programs

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
A 19-story Atlas 5 rocket built by United Launch Alliance streaks across the sky after lifting off from Cape Canaveral

Companies split contract for first manned American spaceflight program since 2011

Watch SpaceX's Reusable Rocket Fly Back To Earth

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

Plane video captures supersonic re-entry and controlled descent

SpaceX Releases Video Of Its Reusable Rocket Landing

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘At this point, we are highly confident of being able to land successfully on a floating launch pad or back at the launch site’

Elon Musk Wants SpaceX's New Ship To Forge The Path To Mars

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘Maybe, to some degree, this helps revive the dream of Apollo’

Space Launch Deal Puts Spotlight On Revolving Door

Opinion | Peter Flaherty
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The ULA rocket deal that has Elon Musk in a fury looks like other Boeing contracting scandals

Why Did We Give Putin Control Over Our Satellite Launches?

Opinion | J. Michael Waller
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a news conference after a meeting with Swiss President and Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter at the Kremlin in Moscow

A marriage of convenience between American crony capitalism and Russian gangster capitalism

Tesla owner wants ANOTHER tax break

Business | Breanna Deutsch
Chief Executive of SpaceX and Tesla Motors Elon Musk arrives at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars Party in West Hollywood

‘Tax liabilities represent a devastating cost for this important California industry’

NASA: By 2017 astronauts will launch from America, not Russia

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
A Falcon 9 rocket carrying a small science satellite for Canada is seen as it is launched from a newly refurbished launch pad in Vandenberg Air Force Station

No more ‘thumbing rides from the Russians’

Elon Musk cites Ukraine conflict in Pentagon contract fight

Business | Breanna Deutsch
Elon Musk National Security Space Launch Programs

Says rocket competitor is ‘at Putin’s mercy’

SpaceX ready to test-fly new Falcon rocket

US | Reuters
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SpaceX is looking to break the monopoly United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, has on flying big U.S. military satellites.

Private rocket maker tries again to launch - AP

US | admin
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A commercial supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station following a successful liftoff early Tuesday, opening a new era of dollar-driven spaceflight

SpaceX will try 1st private cargo run again Tues. - AP

Business | admin
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The U.S. company is the first private business to attempt to launch a spacecraft with supplies to the International Space Station.

SpaceX test fires rocket headed to International Space Station - Fox News

Tech | Josh Peterson
Test Rocket

SpaceX is one of two private companies with contracts to provide unmanned space cargo flights to the space station for NASA.

Wind tunnel testing phase for commercial space shuttles complete - Wired

Tech | Josh Peterson
Apollo 11 Engines

NASA’s CCDev program is part of the agency’s drive to fund the development of commercial replacements for the space shuttle to deliver people and payloads into low earth orbit.

SpaceX confirms plans to launch first private spaceship to ISS - Yahoo! News

Tech | Josh Peterson
Test Rocket

SpaceX and several other companies are competing to be the first to operate a private capsule that could tote astronauts and cargo to the ISS, after NASA retired its shuttle program last year.

Private company delays 1st space station visit - AP

Business | admin
Test Rocket

The Dragon spacecraft will be first private ship to go to the station.