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  • Unforgiving void: Spaceflight tragedies remembered


    A sobering week in spaceflight saw the first in-flight fatality in a commercial space programme, as Virgin Galactic lost a test pilot with the breakup of its SpaceShipTwo over the Nevada desert, along with a spectacular but non-fatal launch failure of an uncrewed International Space Station resupply mission. After that ISS mission failure, no less an authority than NASA human spaceflight director William Gerstenmaier took pains to remind everybody that launching rockets is a “tough business” – and warned against complacency as NASA and its private contractors prepare to return to the business of launching American astronauts to orbit.


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  • Unforgiving void: Spaceflight tragedies remembered


    A sobering week in spaceflight saw the first in-flight fatality in a commercial space programme, as Virgin Galactic...


  • A 50 year timeline of spaceflight


    4 October: Soviet Union launches Sputnik 1, the World's first orbiting artificial satellite 12 April: Soviet...


  • Pioneering astronaut dies aged 84


    Walter "Wally" Schirra, the only NASA astronaut to fly in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programmes, has died aged 84.


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  • Unforgiving void: Spaceflight tragedies remembered

    News | 31 Oct 2014 16:17 | Dan Thisdell

    A sobering week in spaceflight saw the first in-flight fatality in a commercial space programme, as Virgin Galactic lost a test pilot with the breakup of its SpaceShipTwo over the Nevada desert, along with a spectacular but non-fatal launch failure of an uncrewed International Space Station resupply mission. After that ISS mission failure, no less an authority than NASA human spaceflight director William Gerstenmaier took pains to remind everybody that launching rockets is a “tough business” – and warned against complacency as NASA and its private contractors prepare to return to the business of launching American astronauts to orbit.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Unforgiving-void-Spaceflight-tragedies-remembered-405505/
  • Greatest in Space

    News | 16 Jul 2008 09:24

    The Greatest space moments according to our 100 Greatest pollhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Greatest-in-Space-225181/
  • Flight's 100 Greatest revealed

    News | 16 Jul 2008 09:00

    After weeks of voting and thousands of votes, the results of Flight's 100 Greatest are now publichttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flights-100-Greatest-revealed-225157/
  • Top 5 Greatest Moments

    News | 15 Jul 2008 18:00

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  • A 50 year timeline of spaceflight

    News | 04 Oct 2007 11:04 | Rob Coppinger

    4 October: Soviet Union launches Sputnik 1, the World's first orbiting artificial satellite 12 April: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin is...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A-50-year-timeline-of-spaceflight-217398/
  • Pioneering astronaut dies aged 84

    News | 04 May 2007 10:42 | Rob Coppinger

    Walter "Wally" Schirra, the only NASA astronaut to fly in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programmes, has died aged 84.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pioneering-astronaut-dies-aged-84-213667/