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SpaceX Launch Ends in Failure, Rocket Erupts

A SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station erupted Sunday shortly after liftoff.

06/28/2015

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High Wind Scraps SpaceX Observatory Launch, Rocket Landing

SpaceX is taking another stab Tuesday at launching an observatory into deep space and landing the rocket booster that carries it up.

02/10/2015

NASA (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

NASA Investigators Find Cause of Failed Rocket Launch in Va.

NASA says the incorrect installation of equipment caused the launch of a sounding rocket on Virginia’s Eastern Shore to end prematurely.

01/12/2015

Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff on Oct. 28. at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. (Screen shot courtesy of NASA)

Russian Rocket Engines Suspected in Launch Blast

Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of determining why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA’s strategy of using private companies to send supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Station.

10/29/2014

Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff on Oct. 28. at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. (Screen shot courtesy of NASA)

NASA Rocket Launch Explodes in Virginia

The owners of a commercial supply ship that exploded moments after liftoff promised to find the cause of the failed delivery mission to the International Space Station and warned residents to not touch any debris they might stumble across from the craft, which was carrying hazardous materials.

10/28/2014

The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, sits on launch Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. (Photo by NASA/Joel Kowsky via Getty Images)

Rocket Launch in Virginia Rescheduled for Tuesday Night

NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia cancelled a rocket launch just minutes before it was set to take off Monday evening.

10/27/2014

File photo of rocket launch at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Rocket Launches Scheduled for Wallops Island

The Defense Department is scheduled to launch three rockets from a NASA facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

01/13/2014

(Photo Credit: NASA/Carla Cioffi)

Virginia Rocket Launch Gives East Coast Rare View

A rocket has streaked along the eastern U.S. early evening sky in an unusual sight as NASA put a smartphone and 28 other tiny satellites into orbit.

11/19/2013

(Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Rocket Launch Set for Tuesday Night in Virginia

Much of the U.S. East Coast is expected to get a view of a mid-Atlantic rocket launch Tuesday night, when the Air Force and NASA will try to put 29 tiny satellites into orbit, including a smartphone and a satellite built by students.

11/18/2013

NASA (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

NASA Scrubs Launch of Two Rockets From Va.

NASA has canceled a planned launch of two rockets from the Eastern Shore of Virginia due to poor weather conditions.

06/28/2013

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