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Remembering the Space Race

First stage of a Jason3 rocket approaches center of landing droneship in Pacific Ocean.  Space X is one of several companies that are renewing a space races; this time between companies rather than countries.  (SpaceX)

Alex Elchev, Reporter

April 28, 2017

The United States may have landed a man on the moon nearly 50 years ago, but the space race has stayed interesting ever since. When the Soviet Union launched Sputnik into space on October 4th, 1957, they started one of the longest technological advancement races in human history. Until its epic conclusi...

NASA, Students Look to Space

FILE - This image made available by NASA on Friday, July 24, 2015 shows a combination of images captured by the New Horizons spacecraft with enhanced colors to show differences in the composition and texture of Pluto's surface. The images were taken when the spacecraft was 280,000 miles (450,000 kilometers) away. The New Horizons was programmed to fire its thrusters Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, putting it on track to fly past a recently discovered, less than 30-mile-wide object out on the solar system frontier. The close encounter with 2014 MU69 would occur in 2019. It orbits nearly 1 billion miles beyond Pluto. (NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI via AP)

February 1, 2016

By: Paige Randall 70 years ago mankind took its first leap to the stars. From deploying some of the first high altitude planes to putting a man on the moon, NASA continues to press forward further and further into the the unknown galaxy. In 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration...

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