space news from around the webin association with SpaceNews

Space Force to add a third company in next launch competition
Posted: Fri, Jul 21 9:04 PM ET (0104 GMT)
The US Space Force said it changed its plans for the next phase of the National Security Space Launch (NSSL) competition because of concerns about...

SpaceX launches V2 mini Starlink satellites from Vandenberg
Posted: Fri, Jul 21 9:03 PM ET (0103 GMT)
SpaceX launched a set of Starlink satellites Thursday after a one-day delay. A Falcon 9 lifted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base at 12:...

Kuaizhou-1A launches four satellites
Posted: Fri, Jul 21 9:02 PM ET (0102 GMT)
A Kuaizhou-1A launched four satellites Thursday. The small solid-fuel rocket launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 11:20 pm EDT Wednesday (...

Rocket Lab launches seven smallsats
Posted: Fri, Jul 21 9:01 PM ET (0101 GMT)
Rocket Lab launched seven smallsats Monday night on a mission that also advanced efforts to reuse the Electron rocket. The Electron lifted off at 9:...

Falcon 9 launches Starlink satellites from Cape
Posted: Fri, Jul 21 9:00 PM ET (0100 GMT)
SpaceX launched a set of Starlink satellites late July 15 after a nearly 48-hour delay. A Falcon 9 lifted off from Cape Canaveral at...

India launches second lunar lander mission
Posted: Sat, Jul 15 7:32 AM ET (1132 GMT)
India successfully launched its second lunar lander mission early Friday. An LVM-3 rocket lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 5:05...

House and Senate spending bills cut NASA budget
Posted: Sat, Jul 15 7:25 AM ET (1125 GMT)
House and Senate appropriators have drafted bills that would fund NASA in 2024 at slightly below its 2023 level. Senate appropriators approved a commerce, justice...

ULA pushes first Vulcan launch to fourth quarter
Posted: Sat, Jul 15 7:22 AM ET (1122 GMT)
United Launch Alliance now expects the first Vulcan launch to take place in the fourth quarter. ULA CEO Tory Bruno provided the updated schedule in...

Viasat reports problem with ViaSat-3 Americas satellite
Posted: Sat, Jul 15 7:20 AM ET (1120 GMT)
Viasat has encountered a problem deploying the main antenna on its new ViaSat-3 Americas satellite. The company said late Wednesday that "an unexpected event"...

HawkEye 360 raises $58 million
Posted: Sat, Jul 15 7:19 AM ET (1119 GMT)
HawkEye 360 has raised an additional $58 million. The company announced the Series D-1 round Thursday, led by funds and accounts managed by BlackRock...

news in brief
Russia launches Progress cargo spacecraft to ISS
Posted: Sat, Dec 2 9:49 AM ET (1449 GMT)

ESA sets mid-2024 date for first Ariane 6 launch
Posted: Sat, Dec 2 9:46 AM ET (1446 GMT)

NASA delays launch of Dragonfly mission to Titan
Posted: Sat, Dec 2 9:43 AM ET (1443 GMT)

news links
Saturday, December 9
Space Force starts work for top US commands in Europe and Africa
Stars and Stripes — 6:24 am ET (1124 GMT)
Rocket Lab Wins Korean EO Satellite Launch Deal
ViaSatellite — 6:23 am ET (1123 GMT)

about   ·   ·   mailing list