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Space laser communications satellite launches

The first node of the European Data Relay System is in orbit, promising much faster relay of important scientific data

ISS astronauts remember Challenger disaster

Astronauts on the International Space Station remember the loss of seven colleagues on the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster 30 years ago on Jan. 28, 1986.

SpaceX rocket sticks landing, makes history

A SpaceX Falcon rocket helped carry 11 satellites into space then then landed back on Earth.

Space X successfully brings its Falcon rocket back to Earth

Space X has accomplished a successful landing of the first stage of its Falcon rocket, a never-before performed feat and big step on the road to reusable launchers. It happened at Cape Canaveral in Florida on Dec. 21, 2015.

Drone registration, autonomous cars, astronaut recruitment - The Wrap

You'll have to register that new drone you get, California is opening its roads to public use of autonomous cars and NASA is looking for new astronauts. Follow host Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

NASA needs astronauts

NASA is recruiting astronaut applicants for trips to the ISS and Mars. Do you qualify?

Project Loon, Oracle security, Samsung profits - The Wrap

Project Loon takes off in Indonesia, Oracle touts new security measures embedded in silicon and a balloon will take you to the edge of space for a price.

Can we repair satellites in space?

DARPA scientist and former astronaut Pam Melroy with an interesting idea: Can we build an in-orbit station to repair and upgrade satellites?