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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 file photo, Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Galactic, poses for a photo outside the New York Stock Exchange as fireworks are exploded before his company's IPO.
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June 06, 2020 - 9:42 am
SpaceX opens era of amateur astronauts, cosmic movie sets
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- This image from video made available by NASA shows a live video of astronaut Chris Cassidy, right, ringing the opening bell of the Nasdaq Stock Exchange from the International Space Station, accompanied by fellow astronauts Robert L. Behnken, left, and
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June 02, 2020 - 1:21 pm
Astronauts ring opening bell for Nasdaq from space station
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In this image taken from NASA video on Monday, June 1, 2020, NASA astronauts Robert L. Behnken, left, and Chris Cassidy right, listen as commander Douglas Hurley speaks about retrieving the American flag left behind at the International Space Station near
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June 01, 2020 - 7:58 pm
SpaceX captures the flag, beating Boeing in cosmic contest
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In this image taken from NASA TV video, the SpaceX Dragon crew capsule, with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Robert Behnken aboard, docks with the International Space Station Sunday, May 31, 2020.
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May 31, 2020 - 11:47 am
SpaceX's astronaut-riding Dragon arrives at space station
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NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley, left, and Robert Behnken walk out of the Neil A. Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building on their way to Pad 39-A, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Saturday, May 30, 2020.
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May 30, 2020 - 3:45 pm
SpaceX rocket ship lifts off with 2 Americans
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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, and Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana, right, walk toward the stage for a countdown clock briefing for the SpaceX Demo-2 mission Friday, May 29, 2020, at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
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May 29, 2020 - 4:18 pm
Take 2 for SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch with more storms
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In this image made from video via NASA-TV, a SpaceX Falcon 9, with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken in the Dragon crew capsule, prepare to lift off from Pad 39-A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Wednesday, May 27, 2020.
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May 27, 2020 - 8:32 pm
'Bummed out': SpaceX launch scrubbed because of bad weather
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September 10, 2019 - 5:24 pm
By CARA ANNA Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States. A plume of smoke rose over central Kabul shortly after midnight and sirens could be heard. Inside the...
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September 03, 2019 - 2:50 pm
By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration imposed sanctions Tuesday on Iran's space agency for the first time, accusing it of developing ballistic missiles under the cover of a civilian program to launch satellites into orbit. The sanctions announced by the...
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September 02, 2019 - 9:43 am
By NASSER KARIMI and JON GAMBRELL Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran acknowledged for the first time on Monday that a rocket at its Imam Khomeini Space Center exploded after satellite photos showed the blast last week, with an official saying a technical malfunction during a test caused the...
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