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Falcon 9 launches X-37B
Posted: Sat, Sep 9 11:07 AM ET (1507 GMT)
SpaceX successfully launched the Air Force's X-37B spaceplane Thursday. A Falcon 9 carrying the X-37B lifted off at 10:00 am EDT (...

Cape Canaveral preparing for Hurricane Irma
Posted: Sat, Sep 9 10:59 AM ET (1459 GMT)
Florida's Space Coast is preparing for Hurricane Irma. The Kennedy Space Center will be closed Friday and Monday due to the storm, with only...

NASA studying alternative options to Europa lander
Posted: Sat, Sep 9 10:54 AM ET (1454 GMT)
NASA is studying alternative, and potentially less expensive, options for a Europa lander mission. Agency officials said at a meeting of a science advisory group...

Booster problem scrubs Ariane 5 launch
Posted: Sat, Sep 9 10:50 AM ET (1450 GMT)
A rare last-second scrub delayed Tuesday's Ariane 5 launch of two communications satellites. The rocket's cryogenic main engine started up as the...

Soyuz returns with record-setting astronaut
Posted: Sun, Sep 3 10:10 AM ET (1410 GMT)
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying three people, including a NASA astronaut who set records while on the International Space Station, safely landed in Kazakhstan Sunday. The...

White House nominates Bridenstine as NASA administrator
Posted: Sun, Sep 3 10:01 AM ET (1401 GMT)
After months of waiting, the White House announced late Friday that it was nominating an Oklahoma congressman to be the next administrator of NASA. The...

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...



news in brief
Cassini mission ends with a plunge into Saturn's atmosphere
Posted: Sat, Sep 16 9:06 AM ET (1306 GMT)

ESA signs first Ariane 6 launch contract
Posted: Sat, Sep 16 8:54 AM ET (1254 GMT)

Soyuz launches new crew to the ISS
Posted: Sat, Sep 16 8:49 AM ET (1249 GMT)

news links
Tuesday, October 17
Kaptur forms group to back NASA
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