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Pence speaks at KSC
Posted: Sun, Jul 9 7:53 AM ET (1153 GMT)
Vice President Mike Pence said July 6 that NASA would focus more on human space exploration, including missions to the moon and Mars, but gave...

Falcon 9 launches Intelsat 35e
Posted: Sun, Jul 9 7:51 AM ET (1151 GMT)
A SpaceX Falcon 9 launched a communications satellite July 5 after last-second glitches scrubbed two prior attempts. The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at...

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 (...



news in brief

"Monster" planet puzzles astronomers
Posted: Sun, Nov 5 10:14 AM ET (1514 GMT)

Chairman of House Science Committee to retire
Posted: Sun, Nov 5 10:13 AM ET (1513 GMT)

news links
Thursday, November 16
Delta II rocket launch at Vandenberg AFB rescheduled for early Saturday morning
KSBY-TV San Luis Obispo, CA — 12:03 am ET (0503 GMT)
Long Beach-based Virgin Orbit scores Department of Defense deal
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram — 12:02 am ET (0502 GMT)


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