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ULA announces plan to regularly launch CubeSats
Posted: Sat, Nov 21 7:09 PM ET (0009 GMT)
United Launch Alliance said Thursday that CubeSats will become standard payloads on future Atlas 5 launches. ULA announced a new initiative to fly a cubesat...

ULA elects not to bid for GPS launch
Posted: Sat, Nov 21 7:08 PM ET (0008 GMT)
United Launch Alliance said Monday it has decided not to bid on a GPS launch contract sought by SpaceX. In a statement, ULA said that...

Russia launches military satellite
Posted: Sat, Nov 21 7:07 PM ET (0007 GMT)
Russia launched a missile early warning satellite Tuesday morning. The Soyuz-2 rocket lifted off from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia at 1:34...

Astronauts reconfigure ISS cooling system on spacewalk
Posted: Sat, Nov 7 10:56 AM ET (1556 GMT)
Two NASA astronauts spent nearly eight hours outside the International Space Station Friday, successfully reconfiguring the cooling system on part of the station's truss....

NASA delays CRS2 decision, drops Boeing
Posted: Sat, Nov 7 10:39 AM ET (1539 GMT)
NASA delayed a decision on awarding follow-on cargo contracts to support the International Space Station Thursday, but did drop one of the companies from...

First Super Strypi launch fails
Posted: Wed, Nov 4 8:18 PM ET (0118 GMT)
The first launch of a Super Strypi rocket from Hawaii failed shortly after liftoff Tuesday. The small rail-guided rocket lifted off at 5:45...

China launches military communications satellite
Posted: Wed, Nov 4 8:16 PM ET (0116 GMT)
A Long March rocket launched a satellite thought to be a military communications satellite on early Wednesday. The Long March 3B rocket launched from the...

Atlas 5 launches GPS satellite
Posted: Wed, Nov 4 8:14 PM ET (0114 GMT)
An Atlas 5 rocket successfully launched a GPS navigation satellite Saturday after a one-day delay. The Atlas 5 401 lifted off at 12:13...

NASA investigation finds no single root cause for Antares failure
Posted: Sat, Oct 31 11:18 AM ET (1518 GMT)
A NASA investigation into last year's Antares launch failure could not find a single technical root cause for the accident, saying instead that any...

Atlas 5 launch delayed to Saturday
Posted: Sat, Oct 31 11:04 AM ET (1504 GMT)
A faulty valve in launch pad equipment forced a one-day delay of an Atlas 5 launch carrying a GPS satellite. The launch of the...



news in brief
Final Delta 2 launches ICESat-2
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:41 AM ET (1441 GMT)

Japanese ISS cargo mission launch scrubbed
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:40 AM ET (1440 GMT)

SpaceX to announce new plans for circumlunar trip
Posted: Sun, Sep 16 10:39 AM ET (1439 GMT)

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