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Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank announced a partnership between the apparel brand and Virgin Galactic.
Under Armour via CNN
January 25, 2019 - 12:02 pm
By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business (CNN) -- Under Armour makes sporting equipment, workout clothes, sneakers — and now, astronaut apparel. Virgin Galactic, which plans to use a rocket-powered plane to fly groups of tourists to the edge of space, announced Thursday that Under Armour will develop the...
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In this frame grab from Iranian state TV, a video, a rocket carrying a Payam satellite is launched at Imam Khomeini Space Center, a facility under the control of the country's Defense Ministry, in Semnan province, Iran, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
IRINN, via AP
January 15, 2019 - 5:57 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian satellite-carrying rocket blasted off into space Tuesday, but scientists failed to put the device into orbit in a launch criticized by the United States as helping the Islamic Republic further develop its ballistic missile program. After the launch, Secretary of State...
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In this photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
Michael Peterson/U.S. Air Force via AP
December 03, 2018 - 10:57 pm
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket carrying 64 small satellites lifted off from California on Monday, marking the first time the same Falcon 9 rocket has been used in three space missions. The rocket blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, arcing over the Pacific Ocean...
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SpaceX
September 14, 2018 - 12:31 pm
By Jackie Wattles (CNN Money) -- SpaceX is planning to launch a tourist on a trip around the moon, and the company said it will reveal the person's identity during a September 17 event. The hard-charging rocket firm, run by billionaire Elon Musk, announced the news Thursday evening from its...
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A Delta IV rocket, carrying the Parker Solar Probe, lifts off from launch complex 37 at the Kennedy Space Center, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP
August 12, 2018 - 11:29 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft zoomed toward the sun Sunday on an unprecedented quest to get closer to our star than anything ever sent before. As soon as this fall, the Parker Solar Probe will fly straight through the wispy edges of the sun's corona, or outer atmosphere, that was...
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