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Arianespace kicked off its fast-paced 2016 operational schedule tonight with the 70th consecutive launch success using Ariane 5, which orbited a pioneering new-generation satellite for this workhorse vehicle's leading commercial customer.


Four red-and-white parachutes unfurled high above the desert near Coolidge, Arizona


NASA has awarded three cargo contracts to ensure the critical science, research and technology demonstrations that are informing the agency's journey to Mars are delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) from 2019 through 2024.


On December 21, 2015, SpaceX's Falcon 9 delivered 11 satellites to low-Earth orbit and landed the first stage of the rocket back on land.


The future of space colonization and industrialization can now be visualized.


Two of the four NASA astronauts training to fly Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft recently tried some of the systems that will prepare them for flights to the International Space Station.