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PSLV launches six Singapore satellites
Posted: Sun, Dec 20 1:15 PM ET (1815 GMT)
An Indian rocket successfully launched six satellites for Singapore Wednesday. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) lifted off on schedule at 7:30 am EST (...

Soyuz brings new crew to the ISS
Posted: Sun, Dec 20 1:14 PM ET (1814 GMT)
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying three new International Space Station crew members arrived at the station Tuesday, six and a half hours after launch. A Soyuz...

Proton launches Russian military satellite
Posted: Sun, Dec 20 1:13 PM ET (1813 GMT)
A Proton rocket launched a Russian military communications satellite December 13. The Proton lifted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome at 7:19 pm EST Dec. 13 (...

Zenit launches Russian weather satellite
Posted: Sat, Dec 12 10:52 AM ET (1552 GMT)
A Zenit rocket launched a Russian weather satellite Friday on what may be the final mission for that launch vehicle. The Zenit-3SLBF lifted off...

Soyuz returns three ISS crewmembers to Earth
Posted: Sat, Dec 12 10:43 AM ET (1543 GMT)
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying three members of the International Space Station's crew landed in Kazakhstan Friday. The Soyuz TMA-17M spacecraft undocked from the...

China launches communications satellite
Posted: Sat, Dec 12 10:35 AM ET (1535 GMT)
China launched a military communications satellite early Thursday. The Long March 3B rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 11:46 am...

Cygnus arrives at the ISS
Posted: Sat, Dec 12 10:29 AM ET (1529 GMT)
A Cygnus cargo spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station Wednesday morning. The station's robotic arm grappled the Cygnus spacecraft at 6:19 am...

Soyuz launches military satellites
Posted: Sun, Dec 6 10:05 AM ET (1505 GMT)
A Soyuz rocket launched Saturday carrying two military satellites, but one of the two may have failed to separate from the rocket's upper stage....

Weather delays Atlas launch of Cygnus
Posted: Sun, Dec 6 10:04 AM ET (1504 GMT)
Poor weather at Cape Canaveral has kept an Atlas 5 carrying a Cygnus cargo spacecraft bound for the International Space Station grounded for three straight...

Virgin Galactic buys Boeing 747 for LauncherOne
Posted: Sun, Dec 6 10:02 AM ET (1502 GMT)
Virgin Galactic unveiled Thursday a Boeing 747 that will serve as the carrier aircraft for its LauncherOne smallsat vehicle. The 747, previously owned by Virgin...



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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