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China launches Algerian communications satellite
Posted: Sat, Dec 16 10:54 AM ET (1554 GMT)
China launched Algeria's first communications satellite Sunday. The Long March 3B lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 11:40 am EST (...

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...

news in brief
Atlas 5 launches GOES-S weather satellite
Posted: Sat, Mar 3 2:11 PM ET (1911 GMT)

GAO warns of more JWST delays
Posted: Sat, Mar 3 2:08 PM ET (1908 GMT)

Soyuz returns crew to Earth
Posted: Sat, Mar 3 2:03 PM ET (1903 GMT)

news links
Saturday, March 17
Tory Bruno of United Launch Alliance to visit CU Boulder
Univ. of Colorado — 9:02 am ET (1302 GMT)
SpaceX is making big money moves
TechCrunch — 9:00 am ET (1300 GMT)
Air Force: GPS Satellites Vulnerable to Attack
Washington Free Beacon — 8:57 am ET (1257 GMT)

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