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SpaceX ready to resume launches from SLC-40
Posted: Sun, Dec 10 7:36 AM ET (1236 GMT)
SpaceX returned Space Launch Complex 40 to service Wednesday with a successful static fire of the Falcon 9. The company said the test, a routine...

ULA delays Delta 4 mission to January
Posted: Sun, Dec 10 7:28 AM ET (1228 GMT)
United Launch Alliance has delayed a Delta 4 launch from California that was scheduled for next week. The company said the launch, previously planned for...

Google Lunar X PRIZE teams making final fundraising pushes
Posted: Sun, Dec 10 7:13 AM ET (1213 GMT)
Two of the finalists in the Google Lunar X PRIZE competition are trying to raise tens of millions of dollars, less than four month before...

Musk says Tesla sports car to launch on first Falcon Heavy mission
Posted: Sun, Dec 10 7:12 AM ET (1212 GMT)
Elon Musk says the first flight of the Falcon Heavy rocket will carry a very unusual payload: his Tesla Roadster sports car. In tweets late...

China launches military satellite
Posted: Sun, Dec 10 7:05 AM ET (1205 GMT)
China launched a military satellite December 3. The Long March 2D rocked lifted off at 11:11 pm EST (0411 GMT Dec. 4) from the...

Soyuz launches military satellite
Posted: Sun, Dec 3 9:29 AM ET (1429 GMT)
A Soyuz-2 rocket successfully launched a military satellite Saturday, days after another Soyuz mission ended in failure. The Soyuz-2.1b rocket lifted off...

NASA approves use of reused booster on Dragon cargo mission
Posted: Sun, Dec 3 9:15 AM ET (1415 GMT)
NASA said Wednesday it's approved SpaceX's plans to fly a previously flown Falcon 9 on the next Dragon cargo launch. Speaking at a...

Fregat failure causes loss of 19 satellites on a Soyuz rocket
Posted: Sun, Dec 3 8:58 AM ET (1358 GMT)
Nineteen satellites launched on a Soyuz rocket Tuesday were lost due to a problem with a Soyuz rocket's upper stage. The Soyuz-2.1b...

SpaceX raises an additional $100 million
Posted: Sun, Dec 3 8:48 AM ET (1348 GMT)
SpaceX said Monday it added $100 million to a funding round announced over the summer. In an amended filing with the SEC, SpaceX said it...

China launches classified payload
Posted: Sun, Nov 26 10:15 AM ET (1515 GMT)
China launched a set of classified satellites Friday. The Long March 2C rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 1:10 pm...



news in brief
FCC chairman endorses SpaceX satellite constellation
Posted: Sat, Feb 17 6:29 PM ET (2329 GMT)

Soyuz launches Progress after delay
Posted: Sat, Feb 17 6:27 PM ET (2327 GMT)

NASA budget proposal seeks to cancel WFIRST
Posted: Sat, Feb 17 6:20 PM ET (2320 GMT)

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