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Op-Ed: The new space race: It's not just the U.S. and Russia anymore

Louis D. Friedman • December 13, 2013 • 7

I once argued that the concept of a space race represented old thinking. The modern way forward in space would be through international cooperation and coordination. Today, I think my insistence that the space race was over was naive. There are now many space races.

Good morning, Moon

Emily Lakdawalla • October 21, 2013 • 1

What a happy way to start the week: a new video for Marian Call's astronaut wakeup song, "Good Morning Moon!" It was filmed in part at Space Expo, ESA's visitor center in Noordvijk, the Netherlands.

A Big Day for Commercial Spaceflight

Jason Davis • September 29, 2013 • 1

On Sunday, Orbital Sciences Corporation's Cygnus resupply spacecraft was berthed to the ISS, while SpaceX's upgraded Falcon 9 lifted off from the California coast.

A Russian Guide to Wednesday's Союз Старт (Soyuz Launch)

Jason Davis • September 24, 2013 • 6

Follow along with Roscosmos during the launch of Soyuz TMA-10M using this list of common Russian flight terms.

Cygnus Aborts Station Approach, Will Retry Tuesday

Jason Davis • September 22, 2013

The private spacecraft Cygnus was forced to abort its first attempt to berth with the International Space Station Sunday morning due to a software glitch.

Antares and Cygnus blast off to International Space Station

Jason Davis • September 18, 2013 • 1

Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares rocket lifted off from the Virginia coast this morning, successfully carrying the first operational Cygnus resupply spacecraft into orbit.

Cygnus ready to spread its wings, fly to ISS

Jason Davis • September 16, 2013

Orbital Sciences Corporation's Cygnus spacecraft will launch to the International Space Station Wednesday atop an Antares rocket.

Expedition 36 crew returns to Earth

Jason Davis • September 10, 2013 • 3

NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin returned to Earth following a five-and-a-half month stay aboard the International Space Station.

Dream Chaser mini-shuttle prepares for free flight tests

Jason Davis • August 15, 2013 • 4

Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser spacecraft recently completed a series of range and taxi tow tests, which pave the way for free flights that could begin this fall.

Japan sends fourth cargo craft to International Space Station

Jason Davis • August 05, 2013

Japan’s HTV-4 resupply vessel is en route to the International Space Station following a Sunday launch from the Tanegashima Space Center.

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