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InSight lands on Mars
Posted: Mon, Nov 26 10:22 PM ET (0322 GMT)
NASA's InSight spacecraft successfully landed on Mars Monday. The spacecraft landed near the "bullseye" in the Elysium Planitia region of Mars at 2:53...

NASA schedules for SpaceX commercial crew test flight for January 7
Posted: Sun, Nov 25 9:06 AM ET (1406 GMT)
NASA announced Wednesday that the first test flight of SpaceX's Crew Dragon commercial crew vehicle is scheduled for launch January 7. The agency said...

InSight prepared for Mars landing
Posted: Sun, Nov 25 8:57 AM ET (1357 GMT)
NASA officials said this week that the agency's InSight spacecraft is on track for a landing on Mars this Monday. The spacecraft is on...

Vega launches Moroccan imaging satellite
Posted: Fri, Nov 23 9:10 AM ET (1410 GMT)
A Vega rocket launched an Earth imaging satellite for the Moroccan government Tuesday night. The Vega lifted off from Kourou, French Guiana, at 8:42...

Long March launches set of small satellites
Posted: Fri, Nov 23 9:05 AM ET (1405 GMT)
A Chinese rocket launched several small satellites Monday evening. The Long March 2D rocket lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 6:40...

China launches Beidou satellites
Posted: Fri, Nov 23 9:03 AM ET (1403 GMT)
China launched another pair of Beidou satellites Sunday. A Long March 3B rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 1:07 p....

Antares launches Cygnus cargo spacecraft to station
Posted: Sun, Nov 18 8:19 AM ET (1319 GMT)
An Antares rocket placed a Cygnus cargo spacecraft into orbit Saturday after two days of weather delays. The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket lifted off at...

Soyuz launches Progress cargo spacecraft to ISS
Posted: Sun, Nov 18 8:18 AM ET (1318 GMT)
A Soyuz rocket successfully launched a Progress cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station Friday. The Soyuz FG rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome...

SpaceX launches Es'hail-2
Posted: Sun, Nov 18 8:17 AM ET (1317 GMT)
SpaceX launched a Qatari communications satellite Thursday, tying a record for most launches by the company in a year. The Falcon 9 lifted off from...

Rocket Lab raises $140 million
Posted: Sun, Nov 18 8:16 AM ET (1316 GMT)
Rocket Lab announced Thursday it has closed a $140 million funding round. The Series E round was led by Future Fund, Australia's sovereign wealth...



news in brief
Soyuz upper stage issue may delay first OneWeb launch
Posted: Sat, Feb 2 10:34 AM ET (1534 GMT)

SSL backs out of satellite servicing program with DARPA
Posted: Sat, Feb 2 10:31 AM ET (1531 GMT)


news links
Friday, February 15
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