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Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley talk about their plunge through the Earth's atmosphere to a soft landing in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Aug 4, 2020
After years in which NASA seemed like an afterthought in the national consciousness and was at the back of the line when the federal budget was allocated, the space agency appears to be on a roll.
  • Aug 3, 2020
NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have completed a successful splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola, Fla., aboard the SpaceX Dragon Endeavour capsule.
  • Aug 3, 2020
It will be the first landing ever by astronauts in the gulf, according to Jonathan McDowell, astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. The crew undocked from the station at 7:35 p.m. Saturday and is scheduled splash down Sunday at 2:48 p.m.
  • Aug 1, 2020
If all goes according to plan, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will climb aboard their SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, and undock from the station at about 7:34 p.m. Saturday and splashdown at about 2:42 p.m. Sunday.
  • Jul 31, 2020
On Tuesday, Virgin Galactic showed off the inside of the spacecraft it calls SpaceShipTwo, a sleek crew cabin for six passengers and two pilots that is scheduled to carry its first paying passengers perhaps by the end of the year.
  • Jul 28, 2020
Police said protesters set fire to a construction site for a juvenile detention facility and were throwing rocks, bottles and fireworks at officers.
  • Jul 26, 2020
The number of satellites in space is expected to balloon as private companies launch hundreds of new ones, raising the issue of which federal agency should track them.
  • Jul 23, 2020
While the coronavirus ravages the global airline industry, Boeing is also grappling with technical lapses and equipment problems that extend far beyond the 737 Max.
  • Jul 9, 2020