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NASA delays deep-space Orion test to 2019 due to costs

The unmanned test flight had been scheduled for November 2018 but was pushed back after the White House asked for a feasibility study

The unmanned test flight had been scheduled for November 2018 but was pushed back after ...

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NASA delays deep-space Orion test to 2019 due to costs

Scientists have been surprised to find that not all that much – not even space dust – ...

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Cassini probe finds vast void between Saturn's rings

A 'sensor issue' with the rocket delays the launch of a secretive United States ...

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SpaceX postpones classified U.S. military launch until May 1

The Cassini spacecraft skimmed closer than any previous spacecraft to the sixth planet ...

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NASA spacecraft dives through Saturn's rings

The Cygnus spacecraft is packed with 7,626 pounds of crew supplies, hardware, and dozens ...

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Orbital cargo ship arrives at space station

(UPDATED) The Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft with Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA's ...

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Russian, American two-man crew reaches ISS

There is no possibility for asteroid 2014 JO25 to collide with Earth, says NASA. The ...

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Large asteroid to hurtle past Earth on April 19

A report by NASA's Office of Inspector General cited technical as well as budget ...

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Mars spacecraft's first missions face delays, NASA says

The moon is now high on the list in the solar system for showing habitable conditions, ...

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Saturn moon has necessary conditions to harbor life – NASA

Phobos – closer to its planet than any other moon in the solar system – is ...

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France, Japan aim to land probe on Mars moon