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Sep 16, 2014

LIVE: NASA announces return of human spaceflight in U.S.

On Tuesday, the space agency planned to announce which one or two private companies wins the right to transport astronauts to the International Space Station. The deal will end NASA&aposs expensive reliance on Russian crew transport. CAPE CANAVERAL, ... #Florida #NASA #Kennedy Space Center #Ustream

Sep 16, 2014

Boeing, SpaceX to send astronauts to space station

WASHINGTON - NASA selected Boeing and SpaceX on Tuesday to build America's next spacecraft to carry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) by 2017, opening the way to a new chapter in human spaceflight... #Boeing #NASA #Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)

Sep 17, 2014

Yesterday's top stories: NASA announces return of human spaceflight, 'Dancing With the Stars' launches season opener, and more

A man was arrested by Holyoke police for allegedly breaking into an apartment and attempting to kiss two preteen girls inside. These were the most read stories on MassLive.com yesterday. If you missed any of them, click on the links below to read the... #Ray Kelly #NASA

Sep 14, 2014

Andy Sullivan hits hole-in-one at KLM Open to earn trip into space

Englishmans ace wins him sponsor prize of a flight into space Sullivan finishes third behind Paul Casey and Simon Dyson Most golfers would regard hitting a hole-in-one as out of this world; for Andy Sullivan, the phrase has literal connotations. The ... #European PGA #Paul Casey #Simon Dyson #Netherlands

Sep 14, 2014

Spaceflight Now | Breaking News | Solar storm's impacts to spacecraft should be limited

Solar storm's impacts to spacecraft should be limited BY STEPHEN CLARK  September 12, 201... #European PGA #Paul Casey #Simon Dyson #Netherlands

Sep 15, 2014

Space rivals fight for NASA funds

Elon Musk's SpaceX and Boeing Co. are contending for more than $3 billion in funding to resume U.S. manned spaceflight with the first commercial venture to fly humans into orbit. The contract to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station by ... #Boeing #Elon Musk #NASA #Washington, D.C. #Richard Branson #Sierra Nevada #Brian Friel #Jeffrey Bezos #Amazon.com #Virgin Galactic #Mars (planet) #Earth (planet) #Bloomberg #Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)

Sep 16, 2014

SpaceX, Boeing land NASA contracts to carry astronauts to space

In a move that returns the U.S. to manned spaceflight, NASA has awarded Boeing and California-based SpaceX with contracts worth a total of $6.8 billion to launch astronauts into space... #California #Boeing #NASA #Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)

Sep 14, 2014

Andy Sullivan hits hole-in-one at KLM Open to earn trip into space

Englishmans ace wins him sponsor prize of a flight into space Sullivan finishes third behind Paul Casey and Simon Dyson Most golfers would regard hitting a hole-in-one as out of this world; for Andy Sullivan, the phrase has literal connotations. The ... #Paul Casey #Simon Dyson #Netherlands #European PGA

Sep 14, 2014

Mars dream: SpaceX vies with Boeing, Sierra Nevada for space taxi

Elon Musk's SpaceX and Boeing Co. are contending for more than $3 billion in funding to resume U.S. manned spaceflight with the first commercial venture to fly humans into orbit... #Boeing #Elon Musk #Sierra Nevada #Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)

Sep 18, 2014

Bezos v Musk: Billionaire race to space heating up

The spaceflight company backed by billionaire Jeff Bezos will team up with a Boeing-Lockheed Martin venture to develop a US alternative to Russian-made rocket engines.The announcement pits Amazon.com founder Bezos, 50, against fellow..... #Boeing #Lockheed Martin #Jeffrey Bezos #Amazon.com