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Inmarsat plans IPO
Posted: Thu, Jun 2 8:21 AM ET (1221 GMT)
Satellite operator Inmarsat announced Wednesday that will conduct an initial public offering (IPO) of stock later this year, a move that will raise nearly $700...

GAO report criticizes NASA for ISS resupply studies
Posted: Wed, Jun 1 8:42 AM ET (1242 GMT)
A report issued Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) criticized NASA for alternatives for transporting supplies to the International Space Station. The report said...

Foton microgravity science mission launched
Posted: Tue, May 31 1:35 PM ET (1735 GMT)
A Russian rocket successfully launched a spacecraft Tuesday carrying experiments, including live animals, designed to study the effects of microgravity. The Soyuz rocket launched the...

Report: Loral wins XM satellite contract
Posted: Tue, May 31 6:41 AM ET (1041 GMT)
XM Satellite Radio has awarded a contract for a new satellite to Space Systems/Loral, a surprise move that is a blow to Boeing's...

New Energia president elected
Posted: Mon, May 30 10:08 AM ET (1408 GMT)
Shareholders of Russian aerospace corporation Energia elected a new president on Saturday, replacing its long-time leader with a man backed by the Russian government....

Falcon performs pad engine test
Posted: Sat, May 28 8:46 AM ET (1246 GMT)
The first Falcon 1, a new small launch vehicle developed by an aerospace startup company, successfully performed an engine test on its launch pad Friday,...

Orbital Sciences under federal probe
Posted: Fri, May 27 2:38 PM ET (1838 GMT)
Two Orbital Sciences Corporation facilities, including the company's headquarters, were searched by federal investigators Thursday as part of a probe into the aerospace company'...

Discovery returns to VAB
Posted: Fri, May 27 8:57 AM ET (1257 GMT)
NASA rolled back the space shuttle Discovery to the Vehicle Assembly Building on Thursday to replace its external tank, part of preparations for a July...

Potential space tourist resumes training
Posted: Thu, May 26 6:40 AM ET (1040 GMT)
Gregory Olsen, a millionaire US businessman whose bid to fly into space last year was stymied by a medical condition, has resumed training for a...

Voyager at edge of solar system
Posted: Wed, May 25 5:33 AM ET (0933 GMT)
Space scientists said Tuesday that NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has reached the frontier of the solar system, a turbulent boundary between interplanetary and interstellar...



news in brief
Final Delta 2 launches ICESat-2
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:41 AM ET (1441 GMT)

Japanese ISS cargo mission launch scrubbed
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:40 AM ET (1440 GMT)

SpaceX to announce new plans for circumlunar trip
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:39 AM ET (1439 GMT)

news links
Monday, October 15
First Man can't launch past Venom and A Star Is Born at the box office
Entertainment Weekly — 6:11 am ET (1011 GMT)


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