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Progress launched to space station
Posted: Sun, Apr 26 12:44 PM ET (1644 GMT)
A Russian Progress cargo spacecraft docked with the International Space Station early Saturday, less than three and a half hours after launch. A Soyuz-2....

FCC defers decision on new orbital debris regulations
Posted: Sun, Apr 26 12:43 PM ET (1643 GMT)
The FCC deferred a decision Thursday on a wide range of new orbital debris regulations. Commissioners were set to vote on new, more stringent regulations,...

SpaceX launches Starlink satellites
Posted: Fri, Apr 24 10:48 AM ET (1448 GMT)
SpaceX successfully launched 60 Starlink satellites Wednesday afternoon. The Falcon 9 lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 3:30 pm EDT (...

Iran launches military satellite
Posted: Fri, Apr 24 10:32 AM ET (1432 GMT)
Iran announced Wednesday that it launched a small military satellite into orbit. The country's Revolutionary Guard said the three-stage Qased rocket placed a...

FCC approves Ligado network over GPS interference objections
Posted: Fri, Apr 24 10:25 AM ET (1425 GMT)
The FCC approved Ligado's 5G network Monday despite concerns about potential interference with GPS. The FCC gave its approval for a nationwide network by...

NASA announces May 27 launch date for SpaceX Demo-2 mission
Posted: Sun, Apr 19 10:29 AM ET (1429 GMT)
NASA said Friday it had set a May 27 launch date for SpaceX's crewed test flight of its Crew Dragon spacecraft. The mission, called...

Soyuz returns ISS crew to Earth
Posted: Sun, Apr 19 10:28 AM ET (1428 GMT)
A Soyuz spacecraft returned three people form the International Space Station early Friday. The Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft landed in Kazakhstan at 1:16 am...

Russia tests anti-satellite weapon
Posted: Sun, Apr 19 10:26 AM ET (1426 GMT)
Russia tested an anti-satellite (ASAT) weapon Wednesday, drawing a strong rebuke from the US military. The test of the direct-ascent ASAT, a ballistic...

Synspective to launch first satellite with Rocket Lab
Posted: Sun, Apr 19 10:25 AM ET (1425 GMT)
A Japanese synthetic aperture radar (SAR) startup will launch its first satellite with Rocket Lab rather than Arianespace. Rocket Lab announced Tuesday it signed a...

SoftBank offering loan to OneWeb
Posted: Sun, Apr 19 10:24 AM ET (1424 GMT)
SoftBank is offering a loan to OneWeb to keep the constellation company in business until it can sell its spectrum assets. SoftBank, OneWeb's largest...



news in brief

China launches technology demonstration satellites
Posted: Sun, May 31 8:33 AM ET (1233 GMT)

Weather scrubs Demo-2 launch attempt
Posted: Thu, May 28 6:26 PM ET (2226 GMT)

news links
Monday, June 1
In Volusia County, let’s reach for the stars
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal — 5:30 am ET (0930 GMT)
The dawn of a new space age arrives
Canberra Times — 5:26 am ET (0926 GMT)
A Historic Docking, 250 Miles Above Earth
The Atlantic — 5:25 am ET (0925 GMT)


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