Insider Insights: Articles SpaceX CEO and Chief Designer Elon Musk unveiled the company's next-generation Dragon spacecraft on Thursday night. This new design has incorporated some awesome new features that are like a blend of old and new SciFi, to bring about the feeling that we're finally living in the future. 06/2/2014 - 3:36 pm | View Link
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Five totally awesome things about SpaceX's new Dragon spacecraft Friday, May 30, 2014, 12:11 AM - SpaceX CEO and Chief Designer Elon Musk unveiled the company's next-generation Dragon spacecraft on Thursday night. 05/30/2014 - 11:21 am | View Link
SpaceX’s Giant Leap Elon Musk’s newly unveiled crew capsule upends Space Age tradition, with the ability to choose where it will touch down among other innovations. 05/30/2014 - 12:43 am | View Link
Russian Space Rocket Carrying $29 Million Satellite Explodes A Russian rocket carrying the country's most advanced communications satellite exploded shortly after launch early Friday, Russian state media reports . Officials lost contact about nine minutes after the unmanned rocket took off from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. About 100 miles high, it veered off path and disintegrated in Earth's atmosphere. The Express-AM4P European-built satellite, which was ... 05/16/2014 - 10:11 am | View Link
Touchdown! Soyuz Spacecraft Lands Safely with Russian-US Crew NASA astronaut Joe Acaba smiles after returning to Earth aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft on Sept. 16, 2012 EDT on the steppes of Kazakhstan, where it was early Sept. 17 local time. Acaba landed with Russians Gennady Padalka and Sergei Revin to end the ... 09/17/2012 - 7:20 am | View Link
Touchdown! Soyuz Spacecraft Lands Safely with Russian-US Crew A Soyuz spacecraft carrying two Russian cosmonauts and an American spaceflyer has landed safely back on Earth, wrapping up a four-month mission to the International Space Station. A Soyuz space capsule carrying Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka, Sergei ... 09/16/2012 - 4:08 pm | View Link
Soyuz spacecraft lands safely in Kazakhstan Support and medical personnel carry Expedition 31 Commander Oleg Kononenko of Russia, foreground, and Flight Engineers Andre Kuipers of the European Space Agency, center, and Don Pettit of NASA, background, to the medical tent shortly after they landed in ... 07/1/2012 - 3:16 am | View Link
Soyuz spacecraft lands safely in Kazakhstan ALMATY, Kazakhstan—A Soyuz space capsule carrying a three-man multinational crew touched down safely Sunday on the southern steppes of Kazakhstan, bringing an end to their 193-day mission to the International Space Station. Around a dozen recovery ... 06/30/2012 - 11:17 pm | View Link
Soyuz spacecraft lands safely in Kazakhstan PETER LEONARD (AP) Posted July 1, 2012 at 3:40 a.m. ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz space capsule carrying a three-man multinational crew touched down safely Sunday on the southern steppes of Kazakhstan, bringing an end to their 193-day mission to the ... 06/30/2012 - 10:43 pm | View Link
Space Videos Watch videos from the international space station, rocket launches and NASA footage from Mars, plus animations and clips of cosmic events. 08/29/2014 - 8:51 am | View Website
Soyuz TMA-14 The Soyuz TMA-14 was a Soyuz flight to the International Space Station, which launched on 26 March 2009. It transported two members of the Expedition 19 crew as well ... 08/29/2014 - 2:53 am | View Website
Space Today Online -- Tragedy of Space Shuttle Columbia ... The U.S. space shuttle Columbia broke up 203,000 feet over north central Texas about 9 a.m. EST on Feb. 1, 2003, as it descended from orbit into the atmosphere toward ... 08/28/2014 - 11:19 pm | View Website
Soyuz TMA-M The Soyuz TMA-M is the latest version in the series of Russian Soyuz Spacecraft that are currently used to Transport Crew to and from the International Space Station. 08/28/2014 - 1:10 pm | View Website
Soyuz TMA-11 Soyuz TMA-11 was a human spaceflight mission using a Soyuz-TMA spacecraft to transport personnel to and from the International Space Station (ISS). 08/28/2014 - 6:01 am | View Website
Convoys of Mexican federal police and immigration service employees in southern Mexico have been scouring the tracks of the infamous freight train known as "La Bestia," or The Beast, that has long carried crowds of migrants on its lumbering route north.
Associated Press journalists witnessed dozens of federal police and Mexican immigration agents storming the train as it came to an unscheduled stop in the post-midnight darkness Friday.
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The sliding Tampa Bay Rays couldn't recover from an early eight-run deficit.
Rookie Mookie Betts hit his first career grand slam, Anthony Ranaudo pitched six effective innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Rays 8-4 Friday night.
The Rays have lost nine of 13.
After Yoenis Cespedes drove in his second run of the game with a double, Betts connected off Chris Archer (8-7) to cap a five-run second inning that made it 8-0.
"I didn't execute many pitches," Archer said.
Whether or not Washington state should expand background checks on gun sales and transfers has divided support within the law enforcement community, with some organizations choosing to not weigh in at all on two competing measures on the November ballot.
Initiative 594 is seeking universal background checks that would include sales from gun shows and private transactions, including most gifts and loans.
Initiative 591 would prevent any such expansion from occurring, prohibiting government agencies from conducting any checks beyond the national standard, which requires the checks for sales or transfers by licensed dealers but not for purchases from private sellers.
Rescuers using long ladders tried to get food and water to freelance miners trapped in a Nicaraguan gold mine, as the effort to reach the 24 men entered its second day.
Authorities said 20 of the miners had been located and had communicated with rescuers at the El Comal gold and silver mine in the community of Bonanza in northern Nicaragua.
Common ground is scarce in the Pennsylvania governor's race, the only statewide election contest in 2014.
Republican incumbent Tom Corbett is battling chronically weak polling numbers despite first-term accomplishments that include erasing a multibillion-dollar budget shortfall without major tax increases and signing a transportation-improvement program that has jump-started highway and bridge projects stalled for years.
Independent polls show Democratic businessman Tom Wolf, a former state revenue secretary, maintaining a double-digit lead as he presses a liberal agenda in a generally moderate state.
In two months, Montanans will choose two new members of the state's congressional delegation, which party will be in control for the 2015 Legislature and whether to change the makeup of the state Supreme Court.
U. S. Rep. Steve Daines' run for Senate received a boost when Sen. John Walsh dropped out amid allegations that he plagiarized a research paper during his time at the U.