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The Pentagon is already working on technology designed to fight a war in space: rockets that could launch daily; missiles that would fly at five miles per second; satellites the size of shoe boxes; and robots that could fix them in orbit.

  • Aug 14, 2018

A quartet of astronauts that have been assigned to Space X visit the floor of the rocket company.

  • Aug 14, 2018

The move would establish the first new military department since the Air Force was founded in the wake of World War II.

  • Aug 9, 2018

The plan could lead to the first new branch of the military in more than 70 years. But some in the Pentagon have concerns.

  • Aug 8, 2018

The new generation of pilots will fly on company spaceships.

  • Aug 3, 2018

Chris Ferguson, the citizen test pilot for the first flight of Boeing’s commercial craft, hopes to make history — and make space more accessible.

  • Jul 24, 2018

The company discovered propellant leak during a test of the emergency abort system in June, the latest setback in a program designed to restore human spaceflight from U.S. soil.

  • Jul 21, 2018

The company discovered propellant leak during a test of the emergency abort system in June, the latest setback in a program designed to restore human spaceflight from U.S. soil.

  • Jul 21, 2018

In the flight, Jeffrey P. Bezos's company tested an emergency escape system designed to rescue passengers in the case of an emergency.

  • Jul 18, 2018

The predawn launch of the Falcon 9 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station was SpaceX's 12th of the year.

  • Jun 29, 2018
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