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Comet and Titan spacecraft finalists for next New Frontiers mission
Posted: Sun, Dec 24 4:02 PM ET (2102 GMT)
NASA announced Wednesday it has picked missions to Titan and a comet as finalists for its next New Frontier mission. One proposed mission, Comet Astrobiology...

Senate committee rejects nominee for Ex-Im Bank
Posted: Sun, Dec 24 4:01 PM ET (2101 GMT)
A Senate committee Tuesday blocked the White House's nominee to be chairman of the Export-Import Bank, while approving four other board nominees. Two...

Soyuz delivers new crew to ISS
Posted: Sun, Dec 24 3:59 PM ET (2059 GMT)
A Soyuz spacecraft delivered three ISS crewmembers to the station Tuesday after a launch Dec. 17. A Soyuz rocket carrying the Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft...

Rocket Lab delays next launch attempt to 2018
Posted: Sun, Dec 24 3:57 PM ET (2057 GMT)
Rocket Lab has decided to delay its next launch attempt of its Electron rocket until after the new year begins. The company said Dec. 16...

Falcon 9 launches Dragon to ISS
Posted: Sat, Dec 16 11:28 AM ET (1628 GMT)
A SpaceX Falcon 9, using a previously-flown first stage, launched a Dragon cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station Friday. The Falcon 9 lifted...

Soyuz returns three ISS crewmembers to Earth
Posted: Sat, Dec 16 11:19 AM ET (1619 GMT)
A Soyuz spacecraft landed in Kazakhstan early Thursday with three space station crewmembers on board. The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft landed at 3:37 am...

Ariane 5 launches four Galileo satellites
Posted: Sat, Dec 16 11:14 AM ET (1614 GMT)
An Ariane 5 launched four Galileo satellites Tuesday, bringing the navigation system closer to completion. The Ariane 5 launched at 1:36 pm EDT (1836...

Blue Origin resumes test flights of New Shepard suborbital vehicle
Posted: Sat, Dec 16 11:08 AM ET (1608 GMT)
Blue Origin launched its New Shepard suborbital vehicle Tuesday, the first test flight in more than a year. The vehicle lifted off from the company'...

Trump signs policy directing NASA to send humans to the Moon
Posted: Sat, Dec 16 11:01 AM ET (1601 GMT)
President Trump signed a policy directive Monday to send humans back to the Moon, but offered no additional details about that plan. In a brief...

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 (...



news in brief
Kepler goes into safe mode as fuel runs low
Posted: Sun, Jul 8 9:43 AM ET (1343 GMT)

Inmarsat rejets EcoStar takeover bid
Posted: Sun, Jul 8 9:42 AM ET (1342 GMT)

Shuttle-era engine tested for DARPA spaceplane
Posted: Sun, Jul 8 9:41 AM ET (1341 GMT)

news links
Sunday, August 19
Spy satellite chief weighs in on reforms
POLITICO — 9:26 am ET (1326 GMT)
Editorial: Space travel still a fearful prospect
New Zealand Herald — 9:21 am ET (1321 GMT)


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