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Soyuz launches Progress cargo spacecraft to ISS
Posted: Sun, Nov 18 8:18 AM ET (1318 GMT)
A Soyuz rocket successfully launched a Progress cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station Friday. The Soyuz FG rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome...

SpaceX launches Es'hail-2
Posted: Sun, Nov 18 8:17 AM ET (1317 GMT)
SpaceX launched a Qatari communications satellite Thursday, tying a record for most launches by the company in a year. The Falcon 9 lifted off from...

Rocket Lab raises $140 million
Posted: Sun, Nov 18 8:16 AM ET (1316 GMT)
Rocket Lab announced Thursday it has closed a $140 million funding round. The Series E round was led by Future Fund, Australia's sovereign wealth...

FCC approves plans for SpaceX, other satellite constellations
Posted: Sun, Nov 18 8:15 AM ET (1315 GMT)
SpaceX and three other companies won FCC approval for new satellite constellations Thursday. The FCC approved SpaceX's proposal for a constellation of 7,518...

Russia plans to resume crewed Soyuz launches in December
Posted: Sun, Nov 4 9:00 AM ET (1400 GMT)
Russian officials said Thursday that they're ready to resume crewed Soyuz launches in December after tracking down the cause of last month's launch...

China launches Beidou satellite
Posted: Sun, Nov 4 8:59 AM ET (1359 GMT)
China launched another Beidou navigation satellite Thursday. A Long March 3B rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 11:57 am EDT (...

Dawn mission declared over
Posted: Sun, Nov 4 8:58 AM ET (1358 GMT)
NASA announced Thursday that the Dawn mission to the asteroid belt has come to an end. The agency said the spacecraft failed to make contact...

Maxar plans to sell GEO satellite unit
Posted: Sun, Nov 4 8:57 AM ET (1357 GMT)
Maxar confirmed plans Wednesday to sell its GEO satellite business unit. In an earnings call, Maxar CEO Howard Lance said the company's "primary path"...

Kepler mission ends
Posted: Sun, Nov 4 8:56 AM ET (1356 GMT)
NASA's Kepler planet-hunting spacecraft has ended operations after running out of fuel. NASA announced Tuesday that the spacecraft would no longer be able...

Final Delta 2 launches ICESat-2
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:41 AM ET (1441 GMT)
A Delta 2 successfully launched a NASA Earth science satellite Saturday in the final launch for the venerable rocket. The Delta 2 7420-10 lifted...



news in brief
NASA releases ISS commercialization plans
Posted: Sun, Jun 9 9:47 AM ET (1347 GMT)

NASA to try new approach to fix InSight instrument
Posted: Sun, Jun 9 9:46 AM ET (1346 GMT)

Virgin Orbit planning spaceports in Britain and Japan
Posted: Sun, Jun 9 9:45 AM ET (1345 GMT)

news links
Saturday, June 15
County preps for SpaceX closures
Brownsville (TX) Herald — 10:30 am ET (1430 GMT)
Arizona Challenger Space Center to get new life in 2020
Arizona Republic — 10:30 am ET (1430 GMT)
Mars can wait. First let’s terraform Earth.
Houston Chronicle — 10:24 am ET (1424 GMT)


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