NASA’s first space disaster occured on Jan.
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A remembrance ceremony was held today (Jan. 26) at NASA to commemorate the anniversaries of three separate space tragedies. NASA’s Day of Remembrance honors the 45th anniversary Friday (Jan.
A new robotic Russian space freighter launched into orbit Wednesday (Jan. 25) hauling tons of food and equipment for the crew of the International Space Station. The unmanned cargo ship Progress 46 soared spaceward atop a Soyuz rocket from the Central Asian spaceport of Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan
An explosion in the sun’s atmosphere called a “solar flare” sent a huge burst of matter and energy hurtling into space Monday (Jan.
Space junk experts have confirmed when and where the wayward Russian Mars probe Phobos-Grunt re-entered the atmosphere and crashed back to Earth. The doomed Phobos-Grunt spacecraft fell from space on Jan.