X-37 space plane on a runway

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1:05NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson
NASA

Astronaut Shatters More Records With Her Latest Spaceflight

1:28An artist's rendering of the Dragonfly quadcopter
APL / Mike Carroll

Future Rovers May Look Really Different Than Much Of What We've Seen

1:08Elon Musk talking
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Here's What Elon Musk Wants Astronauts To Wear On The SpaceX Dragon

1:02Simorgh rocket launching
Iranian Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics

Iran Says It Launched A Rocket That Can Put A Satellite Into Orbit

0:55A look from above Pluto.
NASA

NASA Is Letting You See What It's Like To Fly Over Pluto

1:06Animated robot
​Google Lunar XPRIZE

How This Company Plans To Mine The Moon's Resources By 2020

0:58President Trump shows off the executive order recreating the National Space Council.
The White House

President Trump Is Getting Serious About Exploring Space

0:50PLATO spacecraft
European Space Agency

ESA Spacecraft Brings Search For Habitable Exoplanets Closer To Home

2:14Landed sounding rocket motor in field
Poker Flat Research Range

A NASA Engineer Has A Creative New Way To Find Missing Rockets

1:14Artist rendering of future Mars explorers
NASA

Elon Musk Thinks He Has A Way To Make Colonizing Mars Cheaper

1:39Orion spacecraft takes off from launchpad.
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NASA Could Face Big Cuts, But We Might Still Go To Mars

1:00NASA astronaut performing spacewalk
NASA

NASA's Next Astronaut Class May Not Be Going Anywhere For A While

0:54Electron Rocket takes off
Rocket Lab

This Small, 3-D Printed Rocket Could Make It Easier To Get To Space

1:04Juno spacecraft flying by Jupiter
NASA

Juno's First Results Show Us Jupiter Is One Seriously Angry Giant

0:53Inside the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame
NASA / Kennedy Space Center

What's Better Than Going To Space? Being In The Astronaut Hall Of Fame

1:06Astronaut performing spacewalk outside of International Space Station
NASA

NASA Completes Milestone 200th ISS Spacewalk

0:44SpaceX CEO Elon Musk
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SpaceX Successfully Tests Its Biggest Rocket So Far

3:15NASA's Curiosity Mars rover selfie
NASA JPL/Caltech

Why Do We Treat Our Spacecraft Like They're Humans?

1:21Spacesuit being used on a space walk
NASA

NASA's New Spacesuit Program Is Way Off Course

1:00NASA's Cassini spacecraft
NASA

NASA's Cassini Probe Goes Where No Spacecraft Has Gone Before

0:56Astronaut Peggy Whitson
NASA

NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Keeps Breaking Space Records

1:21A graphic of the vast number of satellites and debris orbiting Earth.
European Space Agency

The Risk Of Chain-Reaction Collisions Above Earth Is Only Growing

0:32Cygnus spacecraft approaching the International Space Station
NASA

NASA Launches Spacecraft Named After John Glenn To Resupply ISS

1:36Engineer stands in front of James Webb telescope's first few mirrors
NASA

How Does NASA Transport A Massive $9 Billion Telescope?

1:12NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
NASA

Glory And Destruction Await One Of NASA's Most Famous Craft

1:04Richard Branson
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Richard Branson Wants To Send People Into Space In 2018

1:13SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket sits on a launchpad.
SpaceX

SpaceX Hits A Major Milestone On Its Way To Mars

1:08SpaceX rocket launching from launch pad
SpaceX

SpaceX Is Launching A Recycled Rocket

0:42Astronaut conducting spacewalk outside of the International Space Station
NASA

Spacewalk Prepares ISS For Commercial Crew

1:38Blue Origin rocket taking off from launch pad
Blue Origin

Move Over, Mars — Everyone Wants To Go To The Moon