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Rocket Lab successfully launches Electron
Posted: Sun, Jan 28 10:36 AM ET (1536 GMT)
Rocket Lab's Electron rocket reached orbit for the first time after a launch January 20. The Electron launched from the company's site in...

Atlas 5 launches SBIRS satellite
Posted: Sat, Jan 20 6:48 PM ET (2348 GMT)
A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 successfully launched the fourth in a series of missile warning satellites Friday night. The Atlas 5 411 lifted off...

Commercial crew providers may not be certified until 2020
Posted: Sat, Jan 20 6:46 PM ET (2346 GMT)
The GAO said Wednesday commercial crew vehicles may not be certified until early 2020, risking a gap in NASA's access to the space station....

Long March 11 launches smallsats
Posted: Sat, Jan 20 6:44 PM ET (2344 GMT)
China launched six small satellites on a Long March 11 Friday. The rocket lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 11:10 pm...

Epsilon launches Japanese radar imaging satellite
Posted: Sat, Jan 20 6:43 PM ET (2343 GMT)
Japan launched a small radar-imaging satellite Thursday. The Epsilon rocket lifted off from the Uchinoura Space Center at 4:06 pm EST Wednesday (2106...

Long March 2D launches reconnaissance satellite
Posted: Sat, Jan 20 6:42 PM ET (2342 GMT)
A Long March rocket launched the third in a series of imaging satellites January 13. The Long March 2D lifted off at 2:10 am...

Delta 4 launches NRO payload
Posted: Sat, Jan 20 6:41 PM ET (2341 GMT)
A Delta 4 successfully launched a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office January 12. The Delta 4 lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base...

PSLV returns to flight with launch of 31 satellites
Posted: Sat, Jan 20 6:40 PM ET (2340 GMT)
India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully returned to flight January 12. The PSLV lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 10:59...

China launches two navigation satellites
Posted: Sun, Jan 14 5:44 PM ET (2244 GMT)
China launched a pair of Beidou navigation satellites Thursday. The Long March 3B rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 6:18...

Arianespace plans a record number of launches in 2018
Posted: Sun, Jan 14 5:43 PM ET (2243 GMT)
Arianespace expects to carry out a record number of launches in 2018. The company announced Tuesday it's planning 14 launches this year, including seven...



news in brief
Final Delta 2 launches ICESat-2
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:41 AM ET (1441 GMT)

Japanese ISS cargo mission launch scrubbed
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:40 AM ET (1440 GMT)

SpaceX to announce new plans for circumlunar trip
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:39 AM ET (1439 GMT)

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