Senate defense bill includes funding for Space Force, small launch
Posted: Sun, Sep 15 8:02 AM ET (1202 GMT)
The Senate's defense appropriations bill includes $22 million for a new small launch program. The funding for Tactically Responsive Space Launch, part of the...
Astronomers find water in atmosphere of exoplanet
Posted: Sun, Sep 15 8:01 AM ET (1201 GMT)
Astronomers have found a planet in a star's habitable zone with evidence of water in its atmosphere, but don't make your travel plans...
China launches three smallsats
Posted: Sun, Sep 15 8:00 AM ET (1200 GMT)
China launched three satellites on a Long March 4B overnight. The rocket lifted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center at 11:26 p.m....
Relatvity signs agreement with Momentus
Posted: Sun, Sep 15 7:59 AM ET (1159 GMT)
Small launch vehicle company Relativity announced a launch agreement Wednesday with Momentus. The agreement includes one launch of Relativity's Terran 1 rocket in 2021...
Glenn center director to retire
Posted: Sun, Sep 15 7:58 AM ET (1158 GMT)
The director of NASA's Glenn Research Center will retire from NASA at the end of the month. Janet Kavandi, who led the Cleveland-based...
Chinese commercial small rocket launches two satellites
Posted: Sun, Sep 1 9:33 AM ET (1333 GMT)
A small launch vehicle operated by the commercial arm of a Chinese company placed two satellites into orbit Friday. The Kuaizhou-1A rocket lifted off...
Russia launches military satellite
Posted: Sun, Sep 1 9:24 AM ET (1324 GMT)
A Rockot vehicle launched a small satellite for Russia's military Friday. The Rockot lifted off from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia at 10:...
US Space Command formally reestablished
Posted: Fri, Aug 30 6:18 PM ET (2218 GMT)
President Trump formally reestablished U.S. Space Command during a White House ceremony Thursday. In brief remarks, Trump said the revived command "will boldly deter...
Iranian rocket explodes on launch pad
Posted: Fri, Aug 30 6:17 PM ET (2217 GMT)
An Iranian rocket appears to have exploded on its pad during preparations for a launch. Satellite imagery taken Thursday showed a plume of smoke and...
JWST segments combined for first time
Posted: Fri, Aug 30 6:14 PM ET (2214 GMT)
The two halves of the James Webb Space Telescope have been connected for the first time. NASA said Wednesday that the observatory's telescope element,...
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