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  • SpaceX reviewing mountains of data to figure out why its rocket exploded

    SpaceX reviewing mountains of data to figure out why its rocket exploded
    SpaceX officials say they will be holding daily meetings with NASA and the Air Force in hopes of quickly determining what caused an unmanned rocket carrying cargo for the International Space Station to explode in midair just minutes after liftoff Sunday....
  • Close To Home

    Close To Home
    What a disappointment. The SpaceX rocket that was supposed to carry a science experiment designed by students at Annie Fisher STEM Magnet School in Hartford blew up shortly after liftoff from Cape Canaveral Sunday. Along with the students’ hopes and...
  • SpaceX rocket destroyed on way to space station, cargo lost

    An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, the third cargo mission to fail in eight months. The accident happened about 2 minutes into the flight...
  • Students' science project lost during Space X explosion

    Students' science project lost during Space X explosion
    Three high school students were going to get the science lesson of a lifetime by flying their experiment in space. Instead they got a life lesson about loss, but more importantly about determination as they watched their experiment get wiped out...
  • SpaceX rocket, carrying supplies to space station, explodes after launch

    SpaceX rocket, carrying supplies to space station, explodes after launch
    An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying cargo to the International Space Station disintegrated over the Florida coast just two minutes after liftoff Sunday — the third major failure for America's commercial space industry in eight months. The explosion...
  • Failed SpaceX rocket launch another setback for industry eager for the future

    Failed SpaceX rocket launch another setback for industry eager for the future
    It was a beautiful day on the cape, sunny and hot with patchy clouds — good weather for rocketry. SpaceX's unmanned Falcon 9 rocket looked great as it tore a hole in the sky, propelling 4,000 pounds of cargo in a Dragon capsule toward the...
  • SpaceX Launch Carrying Connecticut Science Experiment Fails

    SpaceX Launch Carrying Connecticut Science Experiment Fails
    An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, the third cargo mission to fail in eight months. The accident happened about 21/2...
  • SpaceX launch ends in failure, rocket erupts

    SpaceX launch ends in failure, rocket erupts
    An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, the third cargo mission to fail in eight months. The accident happened about 2 minutes into the...
  • How Langley's wind tunnel shaped the modern airplane

    Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory was barely five years old when workmen began driving wooden pilings into the ground off Hampton's rural Back River in late June 1925. So new and few were its buildings back then that — except for the...
  • New Horizons ready for Pluto flyby into new frontier

    New Horizons ready for Pluto flyby into new frontier
    Two weeks to New Horizons' Pluto flyby and the NASA spacecraft’s teams are working overtime to make sure it meets the July 14 date. On June 14 a small 50-second thruster burn was completed to correct New Horizon’s trajectory and flight time....
  • NASA tests nonstick aircraft wing coatings that let bug juice slide

    NASA tests nonstick aircraft wing coatings that let bug juice slide
    Who knew that keeping bug guts off airplanes could be a mission for NASA? It turns out that insect "residue" splattering on the wings of big aircraft as they take off is a real problem looking for a serious solution. "They are really small,"...