Falcon 9 launches Formosat-5
Posted: Sun, Aug 27 10:17 AM ET (1417 GMT)
A SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched a small Taiwanese remote-sensing satellite Thursday. The Falcon 9 lifted off on schedule at 2:51 pm EDT (...
LIGO may have detected new type of gravitational wave
Posted: Sun, Aug 27 10:16 AM ET (1416 GMT)
Rumors suggest scientists have detected a new kind of gravitational wave. Comments by astronomers in recent days are hinting at the discovery by the LIGO...
SpaceX offers sneak peek at Dragon pressure suit
Posted: Sun, Aug 27 10:15 AM ET (1415 GMT)
Elon Musk revealed Wednesday the first image of the spacesuit that astronauts flying on the crewed version of the company's Dragon spacecraft will wear....
Ukrainian government denies giving engines to North Korea
Posted: Sun, Aug 27 10:13 AM ET (1413 GMT)
An investigation by the Ukrainian government has concluded the country did not transfer engine technology to North Korea. Oleksandr Turchynov, secretary of Ukraine’s National...
Antenna problem postones TDRS-M launch
Posted: Sun, Jul 23 10:16 AM ET (1416 GMT)
The launch of a NASA communication satellite scheduled for early August has been postponed, NASA said late July 21. In a statement issued late July...
SpaceX no longer planned powered Dragon landings
Posted: Sun, Jul 23 10:14 AM ET (1414 GMT)
SpaceX is dropping plans for powered landings of its Dragon spacecraft and revising its Mars mission architecture, Elon Musk said July 19. Musk, speaking at...
Sierra Nevada signs contract for Atlas 5 launches of Dream Chaser
Posted: Sun, Jul 23 10:13 AM ET (1413 GMT)
Sierra Nevada Corporation will launch its first two Dream Chaser cargo vehicles on Atlas 5 rockets. The company said July 19 it signed a contract...
Former XCOR CEO blames company setbacks on lost contract
Posted: Sun, Jul 23 10:12 AM ET (1412 GMT)
The former CEO of XCOR Aerospace told a Senate committee July 18 that a terminated contract caused the company's most recent problems. Jay Gibson...
Luxembourg passes space resources law
Posted: Sun, Jul 23 10:11 AM ET (1411 GMT)
The parliament of Luxembourg has passed a space resources law. The act, approved by the Chamber of Deputies almost unanimously earlier this month, grants companies...
Soyuz launches 73 satellites
Posted: Sun, Jul 16 9:02 AM ET (1302 GMT)
A Soyuz rocket launched a remote sensing satellite and 72 secondary payloads July 14, a record for that launch vehicle. The Soyuz lifted off at...
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