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Russian cosmonauts perform spacewalk
Posted: Sun, Sep 12 9:40 AM ET (1340 GMT)
ISS EVA on 2021 September 9 (Roscosmos) Two Russian cosmonauts spent seven and a half hours outside the International Space Station Thursday. Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov conducted their second spacewalk in less than a week, continuing work outfitting the new Nauka module. The two installed data cables and experiments, and also inspected an antenna on a Progress cargo spacecraft for any signs of damage.


China launches communications satellite
Posted: Sun, Sep 12 9:38 AM ET (1338 GMT)
China launched a GEO communications satellite Thursday. A Long March 3B lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, southwest China, at 7:50 am EDT (1150 GMT) and placed the ChinaSat-9B satellite into orbit. ChinaSat-9B will provide live broadcast services, support 4K and 8K high-definition video program transmission and provide high-quality live broadcast transmission services.


Russia launches reconnaissance satellite
Posted: Sun, Sep 12 9:37 AM ET (1337 GMT)
Russia launched a reconnaissance satellite Thursday. A Soyuz-2.1v rocket lifted off from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia at 3:59 pm EDT (...


SpaceX to launch next Thuraya satellite
Posted: Sun, Sep 12 9:36 AM ET (1336 GMT)
SpaceX will launch the next Thuraya satellite for Yahsat, the companies announced Wednesday. The Thuraya 4-NGS satellite, being built by Airbus, will launch on...


Rocket Lab wins launch contract for IoT constellation
Posted: Sun, Sep 12 9:33 AM ET (1333 GMT)
Rocket Lab won a multi-launch contract for a French IoT satellite constellation. Kinéis will launch 25 satellites on five Electron launches starting in...





Friday, September 17
U.S. Air Force Academy honors airman and astronaut Colonel Fred Gregory
KXRM-TV Colorado Springs — 8:20 am ET (1220 GMT)
SpaceX’s Historic Week Ushers in New Possibilities for Space Exploration
Los Angeles Business Journal — 8:16 am ET (1216 GMT)
SpaceX Inspiration4 Crew Wraps Up First Day in Space
Wall Street Journal — 8:15 am ET (1215 GMT)
A spacecraft so simple anyone can fly it
Quartz — 8:13 am ET (1213 GMT)
Sian Proctor becomes first Sun Devil astronaut
Arizona State Univ. State Press — 8:09 am ET (1209 GMT)
SpaceX sends the first-ever civilian crew into Earth orbit
The Economist — 8:06 am ET (1206 GMT)
Space health to be explored during all-civilian Inspiration4 spaceflight
Baylor College of Medicine — 8:03 am ET (1203 GMT)
Could Paso Robles be home to the nation's next spaceport?
KSBY-TV San Luis Obispo, CA — 8:01 am ET (1201 GMT)
Southeastern has alumna in space
Hammond (LA) Daily Star — 8:01 am ET (1201 GMT)
Space for SpaceX: Company signs leases on Brownsville properties
Brownsville (TX) Herald — 7:57 am ET (1157 GMT)
Midland Spaceport Business Park a hub for space innovation
KWES-TV Midland, TX — 7:55 am ET (1155 GMT)


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