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China's Fengyun-1C meteorological-monitoring spacecraft. Courtesy: NASA’s Orbital Debris Quarterly News

It was seven years ago this month that China purposely destroyed its own Fengyun-1C meteorological-monitoring spacecraft via a Chinese anti-satellite (ASAT) weapon.

That January 11, 2007 event represents the worst single debris...

The six person crew of the International Space Station eagerly greeted the first Orbital Science Corp’s re-supply mission flown under the terms of an eight-flight $1.9 billion Commercial Crisply Services agreement early Sunday.

Orbital Sciences' unpiloted Cygnus cargo capsule berthed to the International Space Staton with robot arm. Photo Credit/NASA TV

The astronauts opened...

SpaceShipTwo completed its 3rd powered flight at the Mojave Air and Space Port. Shown here is the piloted craft with chase plane circling for landing. Credit: Bill Deaver/Deaver-Wiggins and Associates


International Space Station Credit: NASA

The United States hosted the International Space Exploration Forum (ISEF), the first-ever ministerial-level meeting to build support for global cooperation in space exploration, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. on January 9, 2014.

ISEF brought together Ministers and...

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An interesting poll was taken last year focusing...


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