Tag: Space industry

Former NASA astronaut eyes US Senate, advocacy group says

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RALEIGH, N.C. — A nonprofit group encouraging STEM professionals to run for public office is pushing a former NASA astronaut to enter North Carolina's...

Virgin Galactic delays spaceflight test to May

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Spaceflight company Virgin Galactic has postponed its next mission to space from New Mexico until at least May after a December...

Bone cancer survivor to join billionaire on SpaceX flight

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — After beating bone cancer, Hayley Arceneaux figures rocketing into orbit on SpaceX‚Äôs first private flight should be a piece of...

Russian cargo ship docks at International Space Station

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MOSCOW — An unmanned Russian cargo ship docked at the International Space Station Wednesday with a load of supplies. ...

Next stop Mars: 3 spacecraft arriving in quick succession

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — After hurtling hundreds of millions of miles through space since last summer, three robotic explorers are ready to hit the...

Millie Hughes-Fulford, trailblazing astronaut, dies at 75

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SAN FRANCISCO — Millie Hughes-Fulford, a trailblazing astronaut and scientist who became the first female payload specialist to fly in space for NASA, died...