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  • Unmanned Russian spaceship expected to crash Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 4:35 PM ET
    An unpiloted Progress resupply vehicle is shown approaching the International Space Station.

    The Russian vessel Progress 59, which experienced difficulties soon after entering the orbit on Tuesday, will crash into Earth.

  • Are human pilots necessary? Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 3:52 PM ET
    Jet plane

    Advances in computing and artificial intelligence are making human pilots less necessary than ever, reports The New York Times.

  • California snow reserve at historical low: NASA Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 1:22 PM ET
    Weeds grow in dry cracked earth that used to be the bottom of Lake McClure in La Grange, Calif.

    An important snow reserve that provides water for millions of Californians is at about 40 percent of its 2014 level, reports NBC News.

  • Box nabs US government IT executive Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 1:08 PM ET
    Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, speaks during the BoxWorks 'How Tomorrow Works' event in San Francisco, California.

    The former CIO of the General Services Administration will lead Box's efforts to lure government agencies to move to its cloud platform.

  • California farmers: Selling water makes more money Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 10:32 AM ET
    Irrigation water runs along a dried-up ditch between the rice farms to provide water for the rice fields in Richvale, Calif.

    In drought-stricken California, farmers make more selling water than rice. NBC News reports.

  • One giant leap for...inflatable space houses Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 12:26 PM ET
    Robert Bigelow, founder of Bigelow Aerospace.

    Robert Bigelow has spent $275 million of his own fortune researching, building, and testing expandable living areas for outer space.

  • Billionaire teams up with NASA to mine the moon Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Tether Test MoonExpress

    Naveen Jain is planning to harvest resources from the moon. His MX-1 lunar lander is expected to blast off from Cape Canaveral in 2016.

  • The new space race: SpaceX vs Boeing Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 5:57 PM ET
    SpaceX Dragon attached to International Space Station

    NASA has asked Boeing and SpaceX to develop and operate space "taxis" that will cut out a dependence on Russia.

  • Box prices IPO at $14 per share, above expectations Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:04 PM ET
    Box CEO Aaron Levie

    There's a lot of money at stake in the corporate cloud industry.

  • As Box prepares IPO, rivals want its business Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:33 AM ET
    Box CEO Aaron Levie

    As Box's CEO Aaron Levie prepares to take his company public, he knows there are many rivals, public and private, gunning for his business.

  • SpaceX, Elon Musk and the reusable rocket dream Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 2:06 PM ET
    The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX, lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida January 10, 2015.

    A reusable rocket would slash the cost of launches, and no one is pursuing the concept more than Elon Musk.

  • New electric satellites from Boeing Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    New electric satellites from Boeing

    Boeing shows off dual 720SP satellites, the first all electric propulsion satellites which will be launched together on a SpaceX rocket next month in an effort to save money.

  • Orion's epic launch: By the numbers Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    Orion's epic launch: By the numbers

    NASA launched its Orion space capsule on Friday in an unmanned flight that orbited the Earth twice. The spacecraft could bring humans back to the moon, and potentially Mars.

  • NASA's Orion achieves liftoff! Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 7:04 AM ET
    NASA'S Orion achieves liftoff!

    NASA's unmanned spacecraft flawlessly launches from Cape Canaveral on Friday morning, ushering in a new era of space travel.

  • Orion... NASA's next giant leap Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 6:26 AM ET
    Orion... NASA's next giant leap

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the launch of NASA's unmanned spacecraft which could someday take humans to Mars.

  • Orion hopes to launch Friday—if rocket works Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 1:52 PM ET
    The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft is seen at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 37, Dec. 3, 2014 in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

    Thursday's planned maiden voyage was scrubbed after delays caused booster rocket fuel valves to get cold and sluggish.

  • Glitch delays NASA Orion capsule launch Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 11:32 AM ET
    The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 37, Dec. 3, 2014.

    The launch of NASA's Orion capsule on a test flight around Earth was delayed after a last-minute technical problem with its rocket.

  • What's next for Orion mission Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 10:53 AM ET
    What's next for Orion mission

    After NASA scrubbed the launch for Orion's test flight today, CNBC's Jane Wells explains what was riding on the unmanned mission.

  • Orion mission scrubbed Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 9:35 AM ET
    Orion mission scrubbed

    The unmanned Orion mission has been canceled for today and will be attempted again tomorrow morning, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • All eyes on Cape Canaveral Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 9:16 AM ET
    All eyes on Cape Canaveral

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest from Cape Canaveral where the launch of the Orion spacecraft has been delayed.