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A new era in space exploration dawned Tuesday as a slender rocket shot into the dark Florida sky before sunrise, carrying the first private spacecraft bound for the International Space Station.

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Russian craft blasts off for International Space Stationupdated: Tue May 15 2012 01:11:00

A Soyuz spacecraft lifted off from a launch site in Kazakhstan on Tuesday to ferry three new crew members to the International Space Station.

Space junk forces astronauts into escape capsules on International Space Stationupdated: Sat Mar 24 2012 06:09:00

A piece of a debris from a Russian Cosmos satellite passed close enough to the International Space Station on Saturday that its crew was ordered into escape capsules as a precaution, NASA said.

Space Shuttle Atlantis undocks from International Space Stationupdated: Tue Jul 19 2011 10:21:00

For the last time in the foreseeable future, a U.S. space shuttle undocked from the International Space Station.

Space Shuttle Atlantis undocks from ISSupdated: Tue Jul 19 2011 10:21:00

Space shuttle Atlantis undocks from the international space station, due back to Earth on Thursday.

Final shuttle rendezvousupdated: Mon Jul 11 2011 10:40:00

Atlantis docks with the international space station. CNN's John Zarrella has more.

Debris poses no danger to station, shuttle, NASA saysupdated: Mon Jul 11 2011 10:40:00

The International Space Station and space shuttle Atlantis are not in danger from an orbiting piece of debris after all, NASA said Monday.

Atlantis docks with space station for week-long rendezvousupdated: Sun Jul 10 2011 22:16:00

Atlantis docked with the International Space Station on Sunday for a week-long rendezvous, two days after blasting off on a historic flight marking the final liftoff of the U.S. shuttle program.

The final shuttle missionupdated: Sun Jul 10 2011 22:16:00

CNN's Brooke Baldwin takes us behind the scenes of NASA's final shuttle mission.

The future of space flightupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 15:14:00

Pioneers in the field of commercial space sit down with CNN's John Zarrella to discuss what's next for space travel.

Private companies hold the key to space travel's futureupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 11:18:00

There are no roller coasters near Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. No Ferris wheels, either.

Shuttle Endeavour leaves International Space Station for last timeupdated: Tue May 31 2011 10:21:00

The space shuttle Endeavour undocked from the International Space Station for the last time late Sunday, as the craft nears the end of its final mission.

NASA: Endeavour's earliest launch will be end of weekupdated: Sun May 01 2011 16:45:00

A plan to launch the space shuttle Endeavour on Monday has been scrubbed, and a new launch likely will not come before the end of the week at the earliest, officials said Sunday.

Final launch of space shuttle Endeavour delayedupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 14:32:00

The final launch of the space shuttle Endeavour was delayed Friday, temporarily putting off what promised to be an emotional moment for mission's commander.

Japan launches unmanned rocketupdated: Sat Jan 22 2011 07:36:00

An unmanned Japanese rocket was launched Saturday on a mission to deliver cargo to the International Space Station, the nation's Kyodo news agency reported.

A space-age first: A commercial craft returns from low-Earth orbitupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 13:09:00

The first commercial spacecraft to return from a low-Earth orbit landed in the Pacific Ocean Wednesday about 500 miles off the coast of southern California.

Teens compete to run experiments with space station satellitesupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 16:56:00

NASA and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are giving 24 high school teams a chance to program satellites on the International Space Station.

Astronauts repairing cooling systemupdated: Wed Aug 11 2010 10:30:00

Astronauts replace a failed ammonia coolant outside the international space station.

Astronauts complete 2nd spacewalkupdated: Tue Apr 13 2010 10:16:00

NASA officials report that astronauts successfully replaced a storage tank on the international space station.

Spectacular early morning launchupdated: Mon Apr 05 2010 11:17:00

Watch space shuttle Discovery blast off from the Kennedy Space Center on its mission to the international space station.

Space shuttle Discovery launchesupdated: Mon Apr 05 2010 11:17:00

Space shuttle Discovery launched early Monday to deliver spare parts and science experiments to the international space station.

Valetine's Day spacewalkupdated: Mon Feb 15 2010 08:59:00

Shuttle Endeavour astronauts complete their second spacewalk on their mission to the International Space Station.

Endeavor astronauts install node on space stationupdated: Fri Feb 12 2010 19:56:00

Astronauts from the space shuttle Endeavour completed their spacewalk outside the international space station early Friday -- the first of three scheduled for their two-week mission.

Endeavour spacewalkupdated: Fri Feb 12 2010 19:56:00

Two astronauts from the shuttle Endeavour completed a 6.5 hour spacewalk outside the international space station.

Endeavour's successful dockingupdated: Wed Feb 10 2010 11:36:00

Space shuttle Endeavour docks with the international space station after completing a three-day orbital chase.

Endeavour docks with international space stationupdated: Wed Feb 10 2010 11:36:00

The space shuttle Endeavour docked with the international space station early Wednesday, completing a three-day orbital chase.

Crew inspects shuttle after launch, heads for space stationupdated: Tue Feb 09 2010 03:28:00

As they head toward a rendezvous with the international space station, crew members of the space shuttle Endeavour are checking for any signs of damage after Monday's early morning launch.

Endeavor lifts offupdated: Mon Feb 08 2010 18:28:00

The space shuttle Endeavour lifted off from Kennedy Space Center for a two week mission to the International Space Station.

Atlantis makes safe landingupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 12:47:00

Space Shuttle Atlantis safely lands after completing an 11-day mission to the International Space Station.

Atlantis crew returns home safelyupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 12:47:00

The space shuttle Atlantis glided to a picture-perfect landing Friday morning under bright, sunny skies at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Shuttle, space station crews have record-setting rendezvousupdated: Sat Jul 18 2009 06:26:00

It's the biggest meeting ever so far from Earth.

Endeavor docks with Space Stationupdated: Sat Jul 18 2009 06:26:00

Space Shuttle Endeavour docs with the International Space Station.

Private space pioneers: We're inheritors of Apollo legacyupdated: Thu Jul 16 2009 12:04:00

Richard Garriott had more reason than most to dream the Apollo moon landings would rapidly expand space travel. His father was a NASA astronaut, as were many of his neighbors near Texas' Johnson Space Center.

Space shuttle Endeavour blasts off after several postponementsupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 21:03:00

The space shuttle Endeavour lifted off en route to the international space station Wednesday evening after several days of weather delays.

Russian spacecraft lands with space touristupdated: Wed Apr 08 2009 04:30:00

The Soyuz spacecraft landed back in Kazakhstan early Wednesday after a six-month trip to the International Space Station -- carrying a Russian, an American and a space tourist.

Discovery docks at international space stationupdated: Tue Mar 17 2009 21:29:00

The space shuttle Discovery safely docked at the international space station on Tuesday, a welcome smooth maneuver during a mission that was delayed by a gas leak and threatened by hurtling chunks of space junk.

Delayed Discovery is ready for launchupdated: Wed Mar 11 2009 08:27:00

After weeks of delay, the space shuttle Discovery is finally ready for a Wednesday evening liftoff and a two-week mission to the international space station.

Endeavour on its way to space stationupdated: Fri Nov 14 2008 21:11:00

Riding a brilliant tower of flame into the night sky, the space shuttle Endeavour left Earth on Friday, carrying seven astronauts on a 15-day mission to the international space station.

Shuttle homecomingupdated: Sat Jun 14 2008 13:08:00

CNN Miles O'Brien walks us through the landing of Shuttle Discovery.

NASA identifies shiny object trailing shuttleupdated: Fri Jun 13 2008 21:19:00

The debris spotted floating away from space shuttle Discovery has been preliminarily identified as a thermal clip from the shuttle's brake system, NASA said Friday.

NASA looks at shuttle rudderupdated: Fri Jun 13 2008 21:19:00

A protrusion was found on the rudder of Discovery after some routine tests.

Shuttle Discovery launchesupdated: Sat May 31 2008 22:14:00

Discovery launches from Kennedy Space Center, carrying supplies to the international space station.

Discovery launched on space station missionupdated: Sat May 31 2008 22:14:00

The space shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven launched into a sunny sky Saturday in the latest effort to bring supplies to the international space station.

Shuttle departs space stationupdated: Tue Mar 25 2008 09:19:00

Endeavour commander Dominic Gorie is pleased with the mission as the shuttle leaves the international space station.

Rocket heads to ISSupdated: Sun Mar 09 2008 07:46:00

A European rocket lifted off on a mission to deliver supplies and equipment to the international space station.

View of Earth aboard Atlantisupdated: Wed Feb 20 2008 15:00:00

It's the second day for crews aboard space shuttle Atlantis as they head towards the international space station.

Atlantis undocksupdated: Mon Feb 18 2008 09:17:00

The Space Shuttle Atlantis undocks from the international space station as it prepares to return to Earth.

NASA examines shuttle; illness prompts spacewalk delayupdated: Sat Feb 09 2008 19:18:00

NASA engineers are assessing two small areas on the space shuttle Atlantis that may have received some damage during Thursday's launch and ascent, officials said Saturday.

Atlantis takes flightupdated: Fri Feb 08 2008 10:01:00

Space shuttle Atlantis lifts off for a mission to International Space Station.

Spacewalk to fix ISSupdated: Wed Dec 19 2007 09:30:00

Astronauts work to repair two defective mechanisms hampering power generation at the International Space Station.

Discovery safely back homeupdated: Wed Nov 07 2007 15:10:00

Space Shuttle Discovery successfully returns home after its mission to the International Space Station.

Space Station module debutsupdated: Sun Oct 28 2007 17:34:00

The International Space Station crew opens the hatch and enters its new living quarters for the first time.

Discovery launchesupdated: Thu Oct 25 2007 13:02:00

Despite early concerns about ice, the Shuttle Discovery launches, heading for a space station construction mission.

Soyuz rocket lifts offupdated: Mon Oct 22 2007 04:24:00

A Malaysian and American astronaut blast off from Kazakhstan to relieve the international space station crew.

Endeavour leaves space stationupdated: Tue Aug 21 2007 21:16:00

Endeavour leaves space station

Endeavour heads home early as NASA eyes hurricaneupdated: Tue Aug 21 2007 21:16:00

Space shuttle Endeavour undocked from the international space station a day early Sunday, as NASA kept a wary eye on Hurricane Dean.

Shuttle lands safely in Floridaupdated: Tue Aug 21 2007 01:30:00

The space shuttle Endeavour came home a day early on Tuesday after NASA decided to cut short its mission in case Hurricane Dean shut down Johnson Space Center, which directs the shuttle's re-entry and landing.

Shuttle ordered home early to avoid storm riskupdated: Sat Aug 18 2007 06:04:00

NASA on Saturday ordered space shuttle Endeavour back to Earth a day early out of fear that Hurricane Dean might disrupt flight operations.

ISS crew embarks on spacewalkupdated: Tue Jul 24 2007 05:06:00

ISS crew embarks on spacewalk

Time.com: Is the Space Station a Money Pit?updated: Wed Jun 20 2007 17:10:00

Viewpoint: The latest breakdown poses little threat to the astronauts. But it proves again that the International Space Station and the Shuttle are clunkers

Time.com: Cosmonauts Still Rebooting Computerupdated: Mon Jun 18 2007 12:00:00

Cosmonauts aboard the international space station struggled for a second day Friday to try to reboot failed computers that control the orbiting outpost's orientation

Atlantis rockets to spaceupdated: Fri Jun 08 2007 15:27:00

Space shuttle Atlantis blasted off from Kennedy Space Center Friday evening on an 11-day mission to the international space station.

Anatomy of a solar stormupdated: Thu Jun 07 2007 15:04:00

Last December, a colossal wave swept across the entire solar surface within minutes, bulldozing everything in its path. The rare tsunami-like shockwave formed on the heels of a major flare that erupted from an Earth-size sunspot 15 minutes earlier.

CNNMoney: Trip to the moon: $100 millionupdated: Wed Aug 10 2005 07:07:00

The firm that already arranged for two millionaire space tourists to visit the International Space Station is getting ready to sell trips to the moon for $100 million each.

Space station gyroscope fails; spacewalk neededupdated: Thu Apr 22 2004 17:35:00

NASA announced Thursday that the second of the International Space Station's four stabilizing gyroscopes failed on Wednesday night, but neither the station nor the crew were in immediate danger.

Fortune: 2001: A DVD Odyssey Aboard the Space Stationupdated: Mon Apr 30 2001 00:01:00

When it comes to portable DVD players, Sony's DVP-FX1 is literally out of this world. In February a pair of the Sony players, along with a library of donated DVD movies and audio CDs, were rocketed...

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