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Atlas 5 launches fourth MUOS satellite
Posted: Thu, Sep 3 10:39 AM ET (1439 GMT)
A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 successfully launched the fourth in a series of military mobile communications satellites Wednesday. The Atlas 5 551 lifted off...

Falcon 9 return to flight a "couple" months away
Posted: Thu, Sep 3 9:54 AM ET (1354 GMT)
SpaceX expects to perform the next launch of its Falcon 9 rocket, and the first since a June failure, in a couple of months, company...

Soyuz launches on two-day mission to the ISS
Posted: Thu, Sep 3 9:45 AM ET (1345 GMT)
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying crewmembers from Russia, Denmark, and Kazakhstan launched early Wednesday on a two-day mission to the ISS. The Soyuz TMA-18M...

NASA selects Kuiper Belt target for New Horizons
Posted: Mon, Aug 31 10:46 PM ET (0246 GMT)
NASA announced Friday that it has chosen a small object in the distant Kuiper Belt that the New Horizons spacecraft will fly past at the...

Weather delays Atlas launch
Posted: Sat, Aug 29 12:00 PM ET (1600 GMT)
A forecast of stormy weather has postponed Monday's scheduled launch of a military communications satellite on an Atlas 5 from Florida. The Atlas 5...

Proton returns to flight with Inmarsat launch
Posted: Sat, Aug 29 11:21 AM ET (1521 GMT)
In its first launch since a failed mission in May, a Proton rocket successfully launched a communications satellite for Inmarsat on Friday. The Proton M...

GSLV launches communications satellite
Posted: Fri, Aug 28 9:08 PM ET (0108 GMT)
India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) launched a communications satellite on a mission that the country's space agency demonstrated the performance of the...

China launches reconnaissance satellite
Posted: Fri, Aug 28 8:50 PM ET (0050 GMT)
A Chinese Long March 4 rocket placed an Earth imaging satellite into orbit on Thursday. The Long March 4C rocket lifted off from the Taiyuan...

HTV berths with ISS
Posted: Wed, Aug 26 5:20 PM ET (2120 GMT)
A Japanese cargo vehicle arrived at the International Space Station Monday carrying several tones of supplies and other cargo. The HTV-5 spacecraft, launched August...

Ariane launches two communications satellites
Posted: Fri, Aug 21 10:57 AM ET (1457 GMT)
An Ariane 5 successfully launched two commercial communications satellites Thursday. The Ariane 5 ECA lifted off from Kourou, French Guiana, at 4:34 pm EDT (...



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
Sunday, August 19
Spy satellite chief weighs in on reforms
POLITICO — 9:26 am ET (1326 GMT)
Editorial: Space travel still a fearful prospect
New Zealand Herald — 9:21 am ET (1321 GMT)


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