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Rockot launches four small satellites
Posted: Thu, Apr 2 10:21 AM ET (1421 GMT)
A Russian Rockot vehicles placed four small satellites into orbit Tuesday. The Rockot lifted off from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia at 9:48...

China launches next-generation navigation satellite
Posted: Thu, Apr 2 10:14 AM ET (1414 GMT)
A Chinese Long March rocket placed a next-generation navigation satellite into orbit on Monday. The Long March 3C rocket lifted off from the Xichang...

Indian launches navigation satellite
Posted: Mon, Mar 30 8:24 AM ET (1224 GMT)
A PSLV rocket successfully launched the latest in a series of Indian navigation satellites on Saturday. The PSLV rocket lifted off from the Satish Dhawan...

Soyuz launches Galileo navigation satellites
Posted: Sat, Mar 28 7:55 AM ET (1155 GMT)
A Soyuz rocket successfully launched a pair of Galileo navigation satellites, the first launch of such spacecraft since two were placed in the wrong orbit...

New crew arrives at ISS
Posted: Sat, Mar 28 7:45 AM ET (1145 GMT)
Two Russians and one American arrived at the International Space Station Friday night, six hours after their launch from Kazakhstan. A Soyuz rocket lifted off...

Japan launches reconnaissance satellite
Posted: Fri, Mar 27 3:10 PM ET (1910 GMT)
An H-2A rocket launched the latest in a series of reconnaissance satellites for the Japanese government on Thursday. The H-2A lifted off from...

Dnepr launches South Korean satellite
Posted: Fri, Mar 27 2:50 PM ET (1850 GMT)
A Dnepr rocket successfully launched a South Korean remote sensing satellite on Thursday. The Dnepr lifted off from the Yasny Launch Base in Russia at...

Delta 4 launches GPS satellite
Posted: Thu, Mar 26 8:37 AM ET (1237 GMT)
A Delta 4 rocket successfully launched the latest GPS navigation satellite on Wednesday. The Delta 4 Medium-Plus (4,2) rocket lifted off from Cape...

NASA selections boulder option for ARM
Posted: Wed, Mar 25 8:51 PM ET (0051 GMT)
NASA announced Wednesday that it selected an option for its Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) that involves grabbing a boulder off the surface of a larger...

MAVEN detects unusual aurora, dust cloud
Posted: Sat, Mar 21 10:39 AM ET (1439 GMT)
NASA's MAVEN Mars orbiter has detected an dust cloud in the planet's upper atmosphere as well as an unusual aurora, scientists reported this...



news in brief
Kepler goes into safe mode as fuel runs low
Posted: Sun, Jul 8 9:43 AM ET (1343 GMT)

Inmarsat rejets EcoStar takeover bid
Posted: Sun, Jul 8 9:42 AM ET (1342 GMT)

Shuttle-era engine tested for DARPA spaceplane
Posted: Sun, Jul 8 9:41 AM ET (1341 GMT)

news links
Wednesday, August 15
One Small Step Toward Printing Replacement Organs...in Space
IEEE Spectrum — 3:42 am ET (0742 GMT)
SpaceX says it's on track to launch astronauts to space station
Los Angeles Business Journal — 3:39 am ET (0739 GMT)


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