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Soyuz docks at ISS
Posted: Sun, Sep 6 5:27 PM ET (2127 GMT)
A Soyuz spacecraft docked with the International Space Station early Friday after a two-day transit to the station. The Soyuz TMA-18M docked with...

SpaceX plans spring debut of Falcon Heavy
Posted: Sun, Sep 6 5:14 PM ET (2114 GMT)
SpaceX said this week that they are now planning a first launch of their long-delayed Falcon Heavy launch vehicle in April or May of...

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...



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, July 22
Space interest gets boost from Orlando Science Center
Orlando Sentinel — 9:08 am ET (1308 GMT)


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