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  • SpaceX declares success in Dragon launch abort trial


    ​US dreams of regaining self-reliance when it comes to launching astronauts to space from 2017 came a step closer yesterday with the successful test by SpaceX of the launch abort system for its Dragon crew capsule.


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  • SpaceX declares success in Dragon launch abort trial


    ​US dreams of regaining self-reliance when it comes to launching astronauts to space from 2017 came a step closer...


  • NASA details concrete steps on 'Journey to Mars'


    ​NASA this month has taken two more steps to fleshing out its vision for space exploration through the mid-2030s,...


  • NASA deep space ambitions reach milestone with SLS test firing


    NASA’s progress toward a 2018 test flight of its massive Space Launch System rocket took a key step forward on 11...


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  • SpaceX declares success in Dragon launch abort trial

    News | 07 May 2015 12:13 | Dan Thisdell

    ​US dreams of regaining self-reliance when it comes to launching astronauts to space from 2017 came a step closer yesterday with the successful test by SpaceX of the launch abort system for its Dragon crew capsule.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SpaceX-declares-success-in-Dragon-launch-abort-trial-412064/
  • NASA details concrete steps on 'Journey to Mars'

    News | 01 Apr 2015 08:32 | Dan Thisdell

    ​NASA this month has taken two more steps to fleshing out its vision for space exploration through the mid-2030s, outlining its mid-term plan for asteroid study and selecting commercial partners to devise key technologies to enable astronauts to survive for extended periods in deep space – ultimately as far as Mars.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASA-details-concrete-steps-on-Journey-to-Mars-410793/
  • NASA deep space ambitions reach milestone with SLS test firing

    News | 12 Mar 2015 17:21 | Dan Thisdell

    NASA’s progress toward a 2018 test flight of its massive Space Launch System rocket took a key step forward on 11 March with a ground rig firing of one of its solid boosters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASA-deep-space-ambitions-reach-milestone-with-SLS-test-firing-410094/
  • Boeing consolidates major defense, space programs

    News | 11 Feb 2015 20:50 | Dan Parsons

    ​Boeing is consolidating management of several of its vanguard defense, space and commercial programs under a single development organization, a move the company says will improve efficiency and cut costs for the US military and other customers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-consolidates-major-defense-space-programs-408958/
  • ANALYSIS: Space Station maintaining orbit – for now

    News | 23 Jan 2015 11:07 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The International Space Station has been the focal point of human spaceflight activity for so long now that the outpost can seem like a permanent, if remote, feature of our planet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Space-Station-maintaining-orbit-for-now-407614/
  • FORECAST: In space, nobody can hear you on Mars

    News | 31 Dec 2014 00:00 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The most exciting thing to watch in spaceflight in 2015 won’t, of course, actually happen – in 2015 or, probably, in anything resembling the foreseeable future. Sorry, space people, but nobody is going to Mars.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FORECAST-In-space-nobody-can-hear-you-on-Mars-407093/