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Virgin Galactic reaches edge of space again in push to launch paying passengers

Two test pilots and their instructor flew Virgin Galactic's winged spaceplane out of the discernible atmosphere Friday for the second time in nine weeks....

NASA, SpaceX set for critical test flight

NASA managers held a flight readiness review Friday and cleared SpaceX to press ahead with work to ready a Falcon 9 rocket and Crew...

Chevy Volt discontinued: Chevrolet’s last Volt rolls off the assembly line

As their company was swirling around the financial drain in the early 2000s, General Motors executives came up with an idea to counter its...

Facebook reportedly received users’ sensitive health data from apps: “It’s incredibly dishonest”

Several phone apps are sending sensitive user data, including health information, to Facebook without users' consent, according to a report by The Wall Street...

Japanese space probe lands on far-off asteroid to get samples

Tokyo -- A Japanese spacecraft touched down on a distant asteroid Friday on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the...

Google Doodle honors Steve Irwin

Crikey! The February 22 Google Doodle is dedicated to the original crocodile hunter, Steve Irwin. Irwin, who died in 2006, would've turned 57 years...

Advocates say Facebook tricked kids into in-game purchases

Parliament calls Facebook "digital gangsters" A collection of children's and privacy rights groups is accusing Facebook of intentionally duping kids into running up charges for...

Giant bee, once thought extinct, is found alive

The world's largest bee is a big, black wasp-like insect as long as an adult's thumb, and it was extinct — or so scientists...

Climate change officially drives first mammal species to extinction

Climate change is now officially sending animals to extinction. The Bramble Cay melomys, a rodent found on a tiny island off Australia's far north coast...

SpaceX to launch rocket carrying privately funded Israeli moon lander

SpaceX readied a Falcon 9 rocket for launch from Florida on Thursday, preparing for a dramatic mission. The launch will boost an Indonesian communications...

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