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Final 2016 spending bill provides NASA with $19.3 billion
Posted: Sun, Dec 20 1:18 PM ET (1818 GMT)
NASA received a significant budget increase in an omnibus spending bill released early Wednesday. The bill provides NASA with nearly $19.3 billion, more than $...

China launches astronomy satellite
Posted: Sun, Dec 20 1:17 PM ET (1817 GMT)
China launched a satellite Thursday to search for dark matter. A Long March 2D rocket lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 7:...

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....



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
Saturday, July 21
Welcome to the Era of Orbital Publicity Stunts
Wired News — 4:08 am ET (0808 GMT)
ULA hopes to launch more affordable rocket
WAFF-TV — 4:06 am ET (0806 GMT)
Boeing, SpaceX delays may mean 'gap' in access to space station
Huntsville Times — 4:05 am ET (0805 GMT)
Presidential Message on Space Exploration Day
White House — 4:01 am ET (0801 GMT)


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