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SpaceX Dragon capsule splashes down in Pacific with a crew of mouse astronauts

After a one-month say at the International Space Station, the SpaceX Dragon capsule has splashed down safely in the Pacific Ocean. Along with several scientific experiments, 20 mouse astronauts also made the journey.
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A leaked NASA paper points to a working EmDrive

Despite the fact that they're still unsure of how it works, NASA scientists have finally confirmed that the seemingly-impossible EmDrive is actually legit. Here's everything we know about the thruster so far, including the theories…
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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos ready to send new space rocket skyward

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his Blue Origin spaceflight company are making preparations to launch their suborbital spaceship skyward with a newly designed rocket. Test flights will take place this year, though specific launch dates are…
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Virgin Galactic’s tourist spacecraft crashes, kills co-pilot

Definitely not the best week for space travel, Virgin Galactic's tourism rocketship SpaceShipTwo suffered a malfunction earlier today and crashed in the Mojave Desert near Kern County, California.