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Crew Dragon docks with ISS
Posted: Tue, Jun 2 11:48 AM ET (1548 GMT)
A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft with two NASA astronauts on board docked with the International Space Station Sunday. The spacecraft, named Endeavour by astronauts Bob...

China launches imaging satellite
Posted: Tue, Jun 2 11:46 AM ET (1546 GMT)
A Long March 2D rocket launched a Chinese optical imaging satellite Sunday. The rocket lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 4:53...

Crew Dragon launched on first human orbital spaceflight from US in nine years
Posted: Sun, May 31 8:42 AM ET (1242 GMT)
A Crew Dragon spacecraft with two NASA astronauts on board reached orbit Saturday after a successful launch. The SpaceX Falcon 9 lifted off at 3:...

China launches technology demonstration satellites
Posted: Sun, May 31 8:33 AM ET (1233 GMT)
A Long March 11 rocket lifted off Friday placing a pair of technology demonstration satellites into orbit. The Long March 11 lifted off from the...

Weather scrubs Demo-2 launch attempt
Posted: Thu, May 28 6:26 PM ET (2226 GMT)
Weather forced NASA and SpaceX to scrub Wednesday's commercial crew launch, delaying it until at least Saturday. Launch controllers halted the countdown for the...

First LauncherOne mission fails to reach orbit
Posted: Thu, May 28 6:24 PM ET (2224 GMT)
Virgin Orbit's first LauncherOne rocket failed to make it to orbit Monday. The rocket, carried aloft by the company's Boeing 747 aircraft, was...

Soyuz launches missile early warning satellite
Posted: Sun, May 24 10:55 AM ET (1455 GMT)
Russia launched a military satellite on a Soyuz rocket early Friday. A Soyuz-2.1b rocket lifted off from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia...

H-2B launches HTV cargo spacecraft
Posted: Sun, May 24 10:53 AM ET (1453 GMT)
Japan launched a cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station Wednesday. An H-2B rocket lifted off from the Tanegashima Space Center at 1:31...

NASA human spaceflight head abruptly resigns
Posted: Sun, May 24 10:52 AM ET (1452 GMT)
The head of NASA's human spaceflight programs, Doug Loverro, has abruptly resigned over what he calls a "mistake." NASA announced Tuesday that Loverro resigned...

Atlas 5 launches X-37B on sixth mission
Posted: Sun, May 24 10:51 AM ET (1451 GMT)
An Atlas 5 successfully launched a military spaceplane May 17. The Atlas 5 401 lifted off from Cape Canaveral at 9:14 am EDT (1314...



news in brief
Rocket Lab Electron launch fails
Posted: Sun, Jul 5 10:02 AM ET (1402 GMT)

UK government, Indian company to buy OneWeb
Posted: Sat, Jul 4 10:50 AM ET (1450 GMT)

China launches remote sensing satellite
Posted: Sat, Jul 4 10:43 AM ET (1443 GMT)

news links
Sunday, July 5
Array of radio telescopes reveals explosion on the surface of a hot dead star
European Astronomical Society — 12:54 pm ET (1654 GMT)
Starliner Parachutes Perform Under Pressure
Boeing — 12:52 pm ET (1652 GMT)
Astronomy on Tap Going Virtual and Viral
European Astronomical Society — 12:51 pm ET (1651 GMT)


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