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Deal reached on New Mexico spaceflight liability legislation
Posted: Thu, Jan 24 7:42 AM ET (1242 GMT)
New Mexico state legislators confirmed Wednesday that they have reached a deal with a state lawyers organization and commercial spaceflight provider Virgin Galactic to amend...

Technical issue delays next Atlas launch a day
Posted: Thu, Jan 24 7:33 AM ET (1233 GMT)
United Launch Alliance (ULA) has delayed the upcoming launch of a NASA communications satellite by one day to replace a launch vehicle component. The Atlas...

Startup company announces asteroid mining plans
Posted: Wed, Jan 23 7:02 AM ET (1202 GMT)
For the second time in less than a year, a company has announced plans to develop a fleet of spacecraft to prospect and eventually extract...

Mars crater shows signs of past lake
Posted: Tue, Jan 22 6:10 AM ET (1110 GMT)
Planetary scientists have found evidence that a Martian crater was once home to a lake fed by groundwater. Scientists reporting in the latest edition of...

Arabsat orders new satellite
Posted: Mon, Jan 21 7:05 AM ET (1205 GMT)
Middle Eastern satellite operator Arabsat announced Saturday it has ordered a new communications satellite to be built and launched by European companies. Badr-7 (also...

Reaction wheel glitch temporarily suspends Kepler operations
Posted: Mon, Jan 21 6:52 AM ET (1152 GMT)
NASA's Kepler spacecraft is suspending science operations for ten days to rest a reaction wheel that showed signs of wear, project officials said late...

South Korea sets new launch date for KSLV-1
Posted: Fri, Jan 18 5:37 AM ET (1037 GMT)
South Korean officials announced this week they will make another attempt to launch their own small launch vehicle during a window that opens late this...

ESA, NASA agree on ATV-based service module for Orion
Posted: Thu, Jan 17 5:05 AM ET (1005 GMT)
NASA and ESA formally announced Wednesday that Europe will develop a service module for at least one Orion mission based on the ATV cargo spacecraft....

Curiosity rover ready to test drill
Posted: Wed, Jan 16 6:41 AM ET (1141 GMT)
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is set to test its drill in the coming days on a rock that scientists believe may provide new information...

Rockot places three satellites in orbit
Posted: Wed, Jan 16 6:25 AM ET (1125 GMT)
A Russian Rockot booster placed three Russian military satellites into orbit on Tuesday in the first orbital launch of the year. The Rockot vehicle lifted...



news in brief
Progress undocks from ISS
Posted: Tue, Jul 22 9:02 AM ET (1302 GMT)

Soyuz launches research satellite
Posted: Sun, Jul 20 12:49 PM ET (1649 GMT)

news links
Wednesday, July 23
AF satellites to contribute to space neighborhood watch
US Air Force — 7:45 am ET (1145 GMT)
Air Force will provide assured access to space
US Air Force — 7:45 am ET (1145 GMT)
Dream Chaser flies through major CCiCAP challenge
NasaSpaceFlight.com — 7:44 am ET (1144 GMT)
Lockheed Martin Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
PR Newswire — 7:44 am ET (1144 GMT)


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