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Weather delays Globalstar launch to Wednesday
Posted: Wed, Feb 6 6:11 AM ET (1111 GMT)
Poor weather delayed Tuesday's scheduled launch of six Globalstar satellites on a Soyuz rocket by one day. The launch of the six satellites, on...

Ball Aerospace CEO to retire
Posted: Tue, Feb 5 6:41 AM ET (1141 GMT)
The CEO of Ball Aerospace will retire at the end of next month and be replaced by a former NASA official, the company announced Monday....

Boeing sues Sea Launch partners
Posted: Tue, Feb 5 6:34 AM ET (1134 GMT)
Boeing has filed suit against its Russian and Ukrainian partners in the Sea Launch venture for over $350 million, saying the companies need to reimburse...

Zenit-3SL launch fails
Posted: Fri, Feb 1 7:41 AM ET (1241 GMT)
A Sea Launch Zenit-3SL rocket suffered an engine shutdown shortly after liftoff early Friday, causing the vehicle and its satellite payload to plunge into...

Atlas launches NASA communications satellite
Posted: Thu, Jan 31 7:31 AM ET (1231 GMT)
An Atlas 5 rocket successfully placed into orbit Wednesday night the first in a new generation of communications satellites for NASA. The Atlas 5 401...

Lockheed Martin joins Dream Chaser team
Posted: Thu, Jan 31 7:10 AM ET (1210 GMT)
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the company developing the Dream Chaser commercial crew vehicle, announced Wednesday it has added Lockheed Martin to its team to help...

South Korea successfully launches first rocket
Posted: Wed, Jan 30 8:27 AM ET (1327 GMT)
A South Korean rocket placed a satellite in orbit successfully Wednesday, a first for the nation after two previous attempts failed. The Korea Satellite Launch...

SpaceX to launch Israeli communications satellite
Posted: Wed, Jan 30 8:07 AM ET (1307 GMT)
SpaceX will launch a satellite for an Israeli satellite operator in 2015, the companies announced Tuesday. A SpaceX Falcon 9 will launch the Amos-6...

Iran launches monkey on suborbital flight
Posted: Tue, Jan 29 6:19 AM ET (1119 GMT)
The Iranian government announced Monday that the country's space program had launched and successfully recovered a monkey on a suborbital spaceflight, a first for...

Japan launches reconnaissance satellites
Posted: Sun, Jan 27 10:05 AM ET (1505 GMT)
An H-2A rocket placed two Japanese reconnaissance satellites into orbit on Sunday during a period of heightened tensions in the region. The H-2A...



news in brief
Blue Origin conducts New Shepard test flight
Posted: Tue, Jun 21 9:40 AM ET (1340 GMT)

Ariane 5 launches communications satellites
Posted: Tue, Jun 21 9:38 AM ET (1338 GMT)

Soyuz returns three ISS crew to Earth
Posted: Tue, Jun 21 9:36 AM ET (1336 GMT)

news links
Sunday, June 26
Virginia looks at new opportunities for Wallops spaceport
Roanoke (VA) Times — 1:42 pm ET (1742 GMT)
How Does SpaceX Make Money?
The Motley Fool — 11:48 am ET (1548 GMT)
China Launches New Rocket from New Launch Site, New Space Station Next
SpacePolicyOnline.com — 11:44 am ET (1544 GMT)
Politicon: Why Bill Nye the Science Guy wants go to Mars
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise — 11:44 am ET (1544 GMT)


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