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2014/10/30 21:19
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Trying to Go to Space on the Cheap Has Had Disastrous Consequences in the Past An unmanned Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Antares rocket explodes shortly after takeoff at Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops...
2014/10/30 21:19
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2014/10/27 04:42
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Even more than rules, records are made for breaking. A skyscraper rises a metre taller than its rivals, an athlete beats his opponent by a fraction of a second. But some pioneers should never be...
2014/10/21 20:14
2014/10/21 20:14
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In February of 1960, the American magazine Look ran a cover story that asked, "Should a Girl Be First in Space?" It was a sensational headline representing an audacious idea at the time. And as we all...
2014/10/14 00:05
2014/10/14 00:05
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Some of you may recall an open letter I wrote to Utah Sen. Mike Lee this time last year. I was a little peeved (!) about the fact that the Great Basin National Park was closed for business because a...
2014/10/10 06:40
2014/10/10 06:40
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... Scott Carpenter, one of the original seven astronauts selected for NASA's Project Mercury in April 1959, dies at age 88 in Denver, Colorado, following a stroke. Carpenter was the second American...
2014/10/04 03:25
2014/10/04 03:25
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British singer and song-writer David Bowie is an alternative rock star who was popular with many of your parents, even before the days of Twitter, Apple Computers and U2 - never mind free U2 downloads...
2014/10/04 00:20
2014/10/04 00:20
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Twenty-six international teams participated in the competition, but the $10 million prize ultimately went to the Mojave-based Tier One project, created by aerospace engineer Burt Rutan and funded by...
2014/10/30 21:19
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