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Facebook's mission to spread Internet fails as SpaceX rocket explodes

Facebook's mission to spread Internet fails as SpaceX rocket explodes

 Facebook's mission to spread the internet across sub-Saharan Africa received a major setback after the rocket due to launch the communication satellite exploded in routine tests.

First manned flight to deeper space may be delayed to 2023

The first manned flight of the ambitious Orion spacecraft that will help humans land on Mars and other distant worlds may be delayed by two years to 2023, the US space agency announced.

Rising sea levels real threat to NASA launch sites

Rising sea levels along the US coastlines have threatened NASA's launch sites and facilities -- including Kennedy Space Center in Florida -- of being submersed under the water in near future.

Jack King, voice behind Apollo 11 liftoff, dies

Jack King, US space agency NASA's public relations chief and the famous voice behind the countdown to the historic launch of the Apollo 11, the first manned mission to land on the Moon, has died in Florida, aged 84, Efe news agency reported.

1.7 lakh Indians' names on NASA's Orion crew module

 As India celebrated its success in testing an unmanned space crew module on Thursday, over 1.7 lakh Indians had another reason to be happy as a similar NASA spacecraft carrying a microchip containing their names was brought back safely to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, US, on the same day after a space odyssey.

NASA prepares Orion capsule for debut deep-space test flight

NASA prepares Orion capsule for debut deep-space test flight

A NASA spacecraft designed to one day fly astronauts to Mars rolled out of its processing hangar at the US space agency`s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday to be prepared for a debut test flight in December.

NASA to rename iconic Florida facility after Neil Armstrong

NASA is renaming one of its iconic facilities at Kennedy Space Center in honour of the legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong.

Bird lovers, space buffs square off over proposed Florida launch pad

Florida`s plan to build a commercial space launch complex in a federal wildlife refuge surrounding the Kennedy Space Center drew sharp words from environmentalists and strong support from business boosters during the project`s first public hearing on Tuesday.

NASA`s 1st-ever deep space craft Orion comes to life

NASA`s first-ever deep space craft, Orion, has been powered on for the first time.

NASA probe to slingshot past earth en route to Jupiter

NASA`s Juno spacecraft is making a quick pass by Earth to get a gravity boost to slingshot itself towards Jupiter.

Billionaire rocketeers duke it out for shuttle launch pad

Four decades ago, NASA`s Launch Complex 39A was at the center of the Cold War race to the moon.

NASA adds more space launch platforms for sale to private firms

NASA added three mobile launch platforms to its list of excess equipment available to private industry, officials said on Tuesday.

NASA calls for new taxis to fly to Space Station

NASA is looking for at least two US firms to design and build space taxis to ferry astronauts to and from the ISS.

NASA powers down Discovery for the final time

NASA has powered down space shuttle Discovery for the final time, nearly three decades after it first rolled out and went on to deploy 21 satellites.

Boeing brings space taxi jobs to Florida

Boeing Co will bring hundreds of jobs to Florida by basing a program to develop passenger spaceships at the Kennedy Space Center.

Atlantis lands safely, ending US spaceflight era

Atlantis landed at Kennedy Space Center in Florida ending NASA`s space shuttle program.