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GAO upholds part of Blue Origin protest of Air Force launch competition
Posted: Sat, Nov 23 9:58 AM ET (1458 GMT)
The Government Accountability Office sided with Blue Origin in the company's protest of an Air Force launch competition. The GAO said it sustained the...

China launches two smallsats
Posted: Sat, Nov 23 9:51 AM ET (1451 GMT)
China launched a pair of small satellites Sunday. The Kuaizhou-1A lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 5 am EST (1000 GMT,...

Astronauts complete first AMS repair spacewalk
Posted: Sun, Nov 17 9:42 AM ET (1442 GMT)
Two astronauts performed the first in a series of spacewalks Friday to repair an International Space Station instrument. Andrew Morgan and Luca Parmitano started the...

NASA inspector general report criticizes additional Boeing commercial crew payments
Posted: Sun, Nov 17 9:40 AM ET (1440 GMT)
A report Thursday by NASA's Office of Inspector General (OIG) criticized additional payments made to Boeing for commercial crew work. The report said that...

LeoSat suspends operations
Posted: Sun, Nov 17 9:39 AM ET (1439 GMT)
Broadband satellite constellation startup LeoSat has suspended operations. Mark Rigolle, CEO of LeoSat, said the company laid off its 13 employees after earlier investors Hispasat...

China performs back-to-back launches
Posted: Fri, Nov 15 5:28 PM ET (2228 GMT)
China carried out back-to-back launches of two small launch vehicles Wednesday. The Kuaizhou-1A rocket lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center...

BlackSky secures $50 million loan from Intelsat
Posted: Fri, Nov 15 5:27 PM ET (2227 GMT)
BlackSky announced Tuesday it has secured a $50 million loan from Intelsat for its geospatial data system. BlackSky said the Intelsat funding will finance its...

SpaceX launches second set of Starlink satellites
Posted: Fri, Nov 15 5:26 PM ET (2226 GMT)
SpaceX successfully launched its second set of Starlink satellites Monday while setting new reusability milestones. The company's Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape...

Boeing says Starliner pad abort test a success despite parachute anomaly
Posted: Sun, Nov 10 8:01 AM ET (1301 GMT)
Boeing says a misplaced pin prevented one of three parachutes from deploying during a pad abort test of its CST-100 Starliner commercial crew vehicle...

Senate introduces NASA authorization bill
Posted: Sun, Nov 10 7:57 AM ET (1257 GMT)
A bipartisan group of senators introduced a NASA authorization bill Wednesday that would extend the life of the International Space Station. The bill, whose lead...



news in brief
SpaceX launches Starlink satellites
Posted: Fri, Nov 27 11:07 AM ET (1607 GMT)

China launches lunar sample return mission
Posted: Fri, Nov 27 11:03 AM ET (1603 GMT)

Relativity Space raises $500 million
Posted: Fri, Nov 27 10:58 AM ET (1558 GMT)

news links
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