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Falcon 9 launches CRS-19 Dragon mission to ISS
Posted: Sun, Dec 8 11:03 AM ET (1603 GMT)
A Dragon cargo spacecraft is also en route to the ISS after a launch Thursday. A SpaceX Falcon 9 lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida,...

Air Force to revise launch RFP
Posted: Sun, Dec 8 11:02 AM ET (1602 GMT)
The Air Force will soon release a revised launch services procurement that addresses issues raised by the GAO. Col. Robert Bongiovi, director of the Air...

NASA working to schedule AMS, battery repair spacewalks
Posted: Sun, Dec 8 11:00 AM ET (1600 GMT)
NASA is still figuring out how to squeeze in three spacewalks some time in the next two months to complete station repairs. NASA has one...

Starship prototype damaged in tanking test
Posted: Sat, Nov 23 10:11 AM ET (1511 GMT)
The first prototype of SpaceX Starship vehicle was damaged during testing Wednesday. The Starship Mark 1 tanks were being pressurized for a test at SpaceX'...

NASA adds five companies to CLPS program
Posted: Sat, Nov 23 10:05 AM ET (1505 GMT)
NASA added five companies, including Blue Origin and SpaceX, to its commercial lunar lander program. Those companies, along with Ceres Robotics, Sierra Nevada Corporation and...

FCC to hold public auction of satellite C-band spectrum
Posted: Sat, Nov 23 10:01 AM ET (1501 GMT)
The chairman of the FCC said Monday he now backs a public auction of satellite C-band spectrum, a decision that could deprive satellite operators...

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...



news in brief
Crew Dragon undocks from ISS
Posted: Sun, Aug 2 11:40 AM ET (1540 GMT)

Atlas 5 launches Mars 2020 mission for NASA
Posted: Fri, Jul 31 6:36 PM ET (2236 GMT)

Hughes to invest $50 million in OneWeb
Posted: Fri, Jul 31 6:34 PM ET (2234 GMT)

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