Delta 4 launch encountered upper-stage engine issue
Posted: Sun, Oct 7 9:20 AM ET (1320 GMT)
United Launch Alliance (ULA) confirmed late Friday that there was a problem with the upper-stage engine during Thursday's launch of a GPS satellite...
Dragon ready for first cargo mission to ISS
Posted: Sun, Oct 7 9:12 AM ET (1312 GMT)
A Dragon spacecraft loaded with nearly a ton of equipment and supplies is cleared to launch Sunday night. The Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Dragon...
Future ISS crew to spend year in space
Posted: Sat, Oct 6 9:09 AM ET (1309 GMT)
The partners in the International Space Station program have approved plans to have two future crewmembers spend a year on the station starting in early...
Delta 4 launches GPS satellite
Posted: Fri, Oct 5 7:12 AM ET (1112 GMT)
A Delta 4 rocket successfully placed a GPS navigation satellite into orbit on Thursday. The Delta 4 Medium+ (4,2) rocket lifted off from Cape...
Black hole pair found in star cluster
Posted: Thu, Oct 4 7:45 AM ET (1145 GMT)
Astronomers reported this week the discovery of two black holes in the center of a globular star cluster where only one was expected to exist....
ATV reenters after ISS undocking
Posted: Thu, Oct 4 7:32 AM ET (1132 GMT)
A European cargo spacecraft reentered the Earth's atmosphere and burned up early Wednesday. The Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) 3 spacecraft, also known as Edoardo...
Antares rolled out to Wallops launch pad
Posted: Tue, Oct 2 5:04 AM ET (0904 GMT)
Orbital Sciences Corporation formally began operations at Virginia's Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) on Monday by rolling out an Antares rocket stage to the...
SpaceX tests Falcon for next launch
Posted: Tue, Oct 2 4:31 AM ET (0831 GMT)
SpaceX performed a hot-fire test of the engines on the first stage of its next Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday in preparation for its...
China launches Venezuelan satellite
Posted: Sun, Sep 30 9:24 AM ET (1324 GMT)
A Long March rocket successfully launched a remote sensing satellite for the government of Venezuela on Saturday. The Long March 2D rocket lifted off from...
Ariane launches European, Indian satellites
Posted: Sat, Sep 29 7:46 AM ET (1146 GMT)
An Ariane 5 rocket successfully placed into orbit Friday evening communications satellites for a European company and the Indian space agency. The Ariane 5 ECA...
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