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Indian PSLV launch fails
Posted: Sun, Sep 3 9:49 AM ET (1349 GMT)
India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) suffered a rare launch failure August 31. The PSLV, carrying a navigation satellite, lifted off at 9:30...

Sierra Nevada Corp. tests Dream Chaser vehicle
Posted: Sun, Sep 3 9:40 AM ET (1340 GMT)
Sierra Nevada Corporation completed a captive carry flight August 30 of its Dream Chaser vehicle. The vehicle, carried aloft underneath a helicopter, flew for more...

Harvey closes JSC through Labor Day
Posted: Sun, Sep 3 9:31 AM ET (1331 GMT)
Severe flooding caused by heavy rains from the former Hurricane Harvey have closed NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston through Labor Day, September 4....

Mintotaur 4 launches ORS-5
Posted: Sun, Aug 27 10:20 AM ET (1420 GMT)
An Orbital ATK Minotaur 4 rocket launched a space surveillance satellite for the US Air Force in the early morning hours Saturday. The Minotaur 4...

Falcon 9 launches Formosat-5
Posted: Sun, Aug 27 10:17 AM ET (1417 GMT)
A SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched a small Taiwanese remote-sensing satellite Thursday. The Falcon 9 lifted off on schedule at 2:51 pm EDT (...

LIGO may have detected new type of gravitational wave
Posted: Sun, Aug 27 10:16 AM ET (1416 GMT)
Rumors suggest scientists have detected a new kind of gravitational wave. Comments by astronomers in recent days are hinting at the discovery by the LIGO...

SpaceX offers sneak peek at Dragon pressure suit
Posted: Sun, Aug 27 10:15 AM ET (1415 GMT)
Elon Musk revealed Wednesday the first image of the spacesuit that astronauts flying on the crewed version of the company's Dragon spacecraft will wear....

Ukrainian government denies giving engines to North Korea
Posted: Sun, Aug 27 10:13 AM ET (1413 GMT)
An investigation by the Ukrainian government has concluded the country did not transfer engine technology to North Korea. Oleksandr Turchynov, secretary of Ukraine’s National...

Antenna problem postones TDRS-M launch
Posted: Sun, Jul 23 10:16 AM ET (1416 GMT)
The launch of a NASA communication satellite scheduled for early August has been postponed, NASA said late July 21. In a statement issued late July...

SpaceX no longer planned powered Dragon landings
Posted: Sun, Jul 23 10:14 AM ET (1414 GMT)
SpaceX is dropping plans for powered landings of its Dragon spacecraft and revising its Mars mission architecture, Elon Musk said July 19. Musk, speaking at...



news in brief
Soyuz docks with ISS
Posted: Sun, Jun 10 11:12 AM ET (1512 GMT)

Curiosity detects organic molecules and methane cycle on Mars
Posted: Sun, Jun 10 11:10 AM ET (1510 GMT)

Northrop Grumman completes acquisition of Orbital ATK
Posted: Sun, Jun 10 11:09 AM ET (1509 GMT)

news links
Sunday, June 24
Space Force: Go Slow, Learn From Army Air Corps
Breaking Defense — 8:41 am ET (1241 GMT)
Falcon 9 conducts Static Fire test ahead of CRS-15 mission
NasaSpaceFlight.com — 8:37 am ET (1237 GMT)


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