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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
Kepler goes into safe mode as fuel runs low
Posted: Sun, Jul 8 9:43 AM ET (1343 GMT)

Inmarsat rejets EcoStar takeover bid
Posted: Sun, Jul 8 9:42 AM ET (1342 GMT)

Shuttle-era engine tested for DARPA spaceplane
Posted: Sun, Jul 8 9:41 AM ET (1341 GMT)

news links
Thursday, August 16
Grant accepted at Cecil Spaceport
Jacksonville (FL) Daily Record — 8:27 am ET (1227 GMT)
Defense firms bullish on ‘Space Force’
The Hill — 7:26 am ET (1126 GMT)


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