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Long March 2D launches reconnaissance satellite
Posted: Sat, Jan 20 6:42 PM ET (2342 GMT)
A Long March rocket launched the third in a series of imaging satellites January 13. The Long March 2D lifted off at 2:10 am...

Delta 4 launches NRO payload
Posted: Sat, Jan 20 6:41 PM ET (2341 GMT)
A Delta 4 successfully launched a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office January 12. The Delta 4 lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base...

PSLV returns to flight with launch of 31 satellites
Posted: Sat, Jan 20 6:40 PM ET (2340 GMT)
India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully returned to flight January 12. The PSLV lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 10:59...

China launches two navigation satellites
Posted: Sun, Jan 14 5:44 PM ET (2244 GMT)
China launched a pair of Beidou navigation satellites Thursday. The Long March 3B rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 6:18...

Arianespace plans a record number of launches in 2018
Posted: Sun, Jan 14 5:43 PM ET (2243 GMT)
Arianespace expects to carry out a record number of launches in 2018. The company announced Tuesday it's planning 14 launches this year, including seven...

Orbital ATK wins Galaxy 30 order
Posted: Sun, Jan 14 5:42 PM ET (2242 GMT)
Intelsat has ordered a satellite from Orbital ATK to begin a partial replenishment of its Galaxy fleet. The Galaxy 30 satellite, slated for launch in...

China launches two SuperView satellites
Posted: Sun, Jan 14 5:40 PM ET (2240 GMT)
A Long March rocket launched two commercial imaging satellites late Monday. The Long March 2D rocket lifted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center at...

Fate of Zuma payload unknown after Falcon 9 launch
Posted: Sun, Jan 14 5:39 PM ET (2239 GMT)
A classified payload launched on a Falcon 9 January 7 is rumored to have been lost. The Falcon 9 lifted off at 8:00 pm...

Astronaut John Young passes away
Posted: Sun, Jan 7 10:39 AM ET (1539 GMT)
John Young, commander of the first space shuttle mission and one of only 12 people to walk on the Moon, passed away Friday at the...

Earth science decadal survey calls for mix of large and small missions
Posted: Sun, Jan 7 9:32 AM ET (1432 GMT)
A National Academies report setting scientific priorities for Earth science observations from space calls for NASA to undertake both large and small missions in the...



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)

news links
Tuesday, February 20
The challenges of life in space
Edwardsville (IL) Intelligencer — 7:23 pm ET (0023 GMT)
Cancelling WFIRST Will Permanently Ruin NASA
Forbes.com — 7:22 pm ET (0022 GMT)
Budget proposal: NASA locks down $19.9B
Sandusky (OH) Register — 7:20 pm ET (0020 GMT)


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