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XCOR Aerospace lays off employees
Posted: Sun, Jul 9 7:49 AM ET (1149 GMT)
XCOR Aerospace has laid off its remaining employees, but investors and management are still trying to keep the company alive. The company's acting CEO...

Long March 5 launch fails
Posted: Sun, Jul 9 7:47 AM ET (1147 GMT)
The second launch of China's Long March 5 heavy-lift rocket ended in failure July 2. The rocket lifted off from the Wenchang Satellite...

President signs order reestablishing the National Space Council
Posted: Sun, Jul 2 9:49 AM ET (1349 GMT)
President Donald Trump signed a long-awaited executive order June 30 formally reestablishing the National Space Council. The order, which administration officials said for months...

ULA wins contract for Air Force satellite launch
Posted: Sun, Jul 2 9:46 AM ET (1346 GMT)
United Launch Alliance beat SpaceX for a launch contract for an Air Force mission. The Air Force announced June 29 it selected ULA for the...

House budget offers $19.9 billion for NASA
Posted: Sun, Jul 2 9:43 AM ET (1343 GMT)
House appropriators are offering NASA a budget increase in its version of a spending bill. The House Appropriations Committee released a draft commerce, justice and...

Ariane 5 launches two communications satellites
Posted: Sun, Jul 2 9:42 AM ET (1342 GMT)
An Ariane 5 launched two communications satellites June 28 in the rocket's 80th consecutive successful launch. The Ariane 5 lifted off from Kourou, French...

SpaceX launches second group of Iridium satellites
Posted: Sun, Jul 2 9:37 AM ET (1337 GMT)
A SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched ten Iridium NEXT satellites June 25. The Falcon 9 lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, at 4:...

Russia launches classified satellite
Posted: Sun, Jun 25 9:02 AM ET (1302 GMT)
A Soyuz rocket placed a classified Russian military satellite into orbit June 23. The Soyuz-2.1v rocket lifted off at 3:04 pm EDT (...

SpaceX Falcon 9 launches BulgariaSat-1
Posted: Sun, Jun 25 9:01 AM ET (1301 GMT)
A SpaceX Falcon 9 launched a Bulgarian communications satellite June 23. The Falcon 9 lifted off from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center...

PSLV launches 31 satellites
Posted: Sun, Jun 25 8:59 AM ET (1259 GMT)
An Indian rocket launched 31 satellites June 23. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center at 11:59 pm...



news in brief
Falcon 9 launches Dragon to ISS
Posted: Sat, Dec 16 11:28 AM ET (1628 GMT)

Soyuz returns three ISS crewmembers to Earth
Posted: Sat, Dec 16 11:19 AM ET (1619 GMT)

Ariane 5 launches four Galileo satellites
Posted: Sat, Dec 16 11:14 AM ET (1614 GMT)

news links
Sunday, December 17
Space Florida, Made In Space Forge Financing Agreement
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