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Crew Dragon splashes down successfully
Posted: Thu, Aug 6 5:38 PM ET (2138 GMT)
A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday afternoon, successfully returning two NASA astronauts to Earth. The spacecraft, named Endeavour...

Rocket Lab identifies cause of Electron failure
Posted: Thu, Aug 6 5:35 PM ET (2135 GMT)
Rocket Lab says a faulty electrical connection caused the failure of its Electron rocket in a launch a month ago. The company announced Friday that...

Crew Dragon undocks from ISS
Posted: Sun, Aug 2 11:40 AM ET (1540 GMT)
A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft undocked from the International Space Station Saturday evening ahead of a landing off the Florida coast. The Crew Dragon spacecraft,...

Atlas 5 launches Mars 2020 mission for NASA
Posted: Fri, Jul 31 6:36 PM ET (2236 GMT)
NASA's Mars 2020 mission is on its way after a successful launch Thursday morning. The Atlas 5 carrying Mars 2020 lifted off on schedule...

Hughes to invest $50 million in OneWeb
Posted: Fri, Jul 31 6:34 PM ET (2234 GMT)
Hughes Network Systems plans to invest $50 million in the restructured OneWeb. The company announced this week it would be a part of the team...

China launches three satellites
Posted: Fri, Jul 31 6:33 PM ET (2233 GMT)
China launched three small satellites July 24. A Long March 4B rocket lifted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center at 11:13 pm EDT (...

UK Parliament to investigate OneWeb deal
Posted: Sun, Jul 26 1:06 PM ET (1706 GMT)
Members of Britain's Parliament say they will investigate the government's decision to invest in OneWeb despite warnings from a top official. Darren Jones,...

China launches Mars mission
Posted: Sun, Jul 26 1:05 PM ET (1705 GMT)
China successfully launched an ambitious Mars mission Thursday. A Long March 5 rocket lifted off from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center at 12:41 am...

Astronauts complete series of spacewalks
Posted: Wed, Jul 22 8:13 PM ET (0013 GMT)
Astronauts wrapped up a series of spacewalks outside the International Space Station Tuesday. Bob Behnken and Chris Cassidy spent five and a half hours outside...

Falcon 9 launches South Korean satellite
Posted: Wed, Jul 22 8:11 PM ET (0011 GMT)
SpaceX launched a South Korean military communications satellite Monday. The Falcon 9 lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 5:30 pm EDT (2130 GMT)...

news in brief
Reused Falcon 9 launched GPS satellite
Posted: Fri, Jun 18 5:32 PM ET (2132 GMT)

China launches reconnaissance satellites
Posted: Fri, Jun 18 5:30 PM ET (2130 GMT)

Chinese crew launches to space station
Posted: Fri, Jun 18 5:29 PM ET (2129 GMT)

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