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#Spaceflight

# spaceflight - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Watch: SpaceX rocket makes textbook touchdown on droneship
# Pitch Perfect
# Pitch Perfect

Watch: SpaceX rocket makes textbook touchdown on droneship

Jan 15th 2017, 12:52 PM 13,461 Views 17 Comments

The landing comes four months after a costly launchpad explosion of a SpaceX rocket.

# spaceflight - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Tiny steel part blamed for rocket explosion that caused $110 million damage
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

Tiny steel part blamed for rocket explosion that caused $110 million damage

Jul 21st 2015, 6:30 PM 16,708 Views 15 Comments

Back to the drawing board for Elon Musk’s company.

# spaceflight - Sunday 14 October, 2012

World record: Daredevil Felix Baumgartner skydives from 24.2 miles above Earth
# Skydiving
# Skydiving

World record: Daredevil Felix Baumgartner skydives from 24.2 miles above Earth

Oct 14th 2012, 7:55 PM 51,745 Views 70 Comments

The Austrian skydiver jumped from about 128,000 feet above earth – breaking the sound barrier in his four-minute freefall.

# spaceflight - Friday 10 August, 2012

VIDEO: NASA lander crashes and burns in test flight
# Morpheus
# Morpheus

VIDEO: NASA lander crashes and burns in test flight

Aug 10th 2012, 1:00 PM 5,107 Views 12 Comments

The Morpheus prototype crashed just seconds in to its first untethered test flight yesterday.

# spaceflight - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Microsoft co-founder announces plans for commercial space travel
# Space Wars
# Space Wars

Microsoft co-founder announces plans for commercial space travel

Dec 14th 2011, 12:40 PM 1,832 Views 5 Comments

Forget Browser Wars: now Paul Allen wants to go head-to-head with Richard Branson in offering commercial space flight.

# spaceflight - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Celebrations mark 50th anniversary of man's first journey into space
Live Apr 12th 2011, 11:57 AM

Celebrations mark 50th anniversary of man's first journey into space

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
Live Apr 12th 2011, 8:38 AM

The 9 at 9: Tuesday