Atlas launch delayed to mid-month
Posted: Fri, Aug 3 8:20 AM ET (1220 GMT)
The launch of a classified payload on an Atlas 5 rocket has been postponed to mid-August after technicians found a problem with a key...
Progress launches and docks with ISS
Posted: Thu, Aug 2 9:55 AM ET (1355 GMT)
A Progress spacecraft docked with the International Space Station Wednesday night just hours after its launch from Kazakhstan, the first such "express" mission to the...
Iapetus landslides puzzle scientists
Posted: Wed, Aug 1 8:35 AM ET (1235 GMT)
Scientists this week said they have found a large number of landslides on the Saturnian moon of Iapetus that extend out much farther than expected,...
Rockot launches four satellites
Posted: Sun, Jul 29 11:48 AM ET (1548 GMT)
A Russian Rockot vehicle, launching for the first time in a year in a half, placed four small satellites into orbit on Saturday. The Rockot...
Japanese, Russian vehicles arrive at ISS
Posted: Sun, Jul 29 11:33 AM ET (1533 GMT)
A new Japanese cargo spacecraft berthed with the International Space Station on Friday while a Russian cargo vehicle redocked with the station on its second...
SLS passes design review
Posted: Fri, Jul 27 8:25 AM ET (1225 GMT)
NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket has successfully completed a major initial review, clearing the way for more detailed design work. NASa...
China launches third data relay satellite
Posted: Thu, Jul 26 8:21 AM ET (1221 GMT)
A Long March rocket launched the third in a series of Chinese data relay satellites on Wednesday. The Long March 3C rocket lifted off from...
Progress docking test aborted after glitch
Posted: Wed, Jul 25 9:26 PM ET (0126 GMT)
A test of a new docking antenna on a Progress spacecraft was aborted last Monday after a malfunction. The Progress M-15M cargo spacecraft, which...
Aerojet parent to acquire Rocketdyne
Posted: Wed, Jul 25 9:02 PM ET (0102 GMT)
The parent company of aerospace propulsion company Aerojet will buy rocket engine manufacturer Rocketdyne from United Technologies, the companies announced this week. GenCorp, the parent...
DigitalGlobe and GeoEye to merge
Posted: Wed, Jul 25 1:05 PM ET (1705 GMT)
The two major commercial remote sensing companies in the United States announced plans this week to merge, a move prompted by declining government budgets for...
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