Rocket Lab launches Japanese SAR satellite
Posted: Sat, Dec 19 5:40 PM ET (2240 GMT)
Rocket Lab launched a Japanese synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite early Tuesday. An Electron rocket lifted off from Rocket Lab's New Zealand launch site...
Virgin Galactic aborts SpaceShipTwo tets flight
Posted: Sat, Dec 19 5:38 PM ET (2238 GMT)
Virgin Galactic aborted a SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceflight in New Mexico Dec. 12. SpaceShipTwo was released from its WhiteKnightTwo carrier aircraft at about 11:15 am...
Three companies win NASA contracts for cubesat launches
Posted: Sat, Dec 19 5:36 PM ET (2236 GMT)
Three companies won NASA contracts for launches of cubesats. NASA awarded contracts Friday to Astra Space, Firefly Aerospace and Relativity Space for launches of cubesat...
SpaceX launches SXM-7 satellite radio spacecraft
Posted: Sat, Dec 19 5:29 PM ET (2229 GMT)
SpaceX launched a satellite for SiriusXM Sunday. The Falcon 9 lifted off from Cape Canaveral at 12:30 pm EST (1730 GMT) and deployed the...
Russia launches Angara 5 on second test flight
Posted: Sat, Dec 19 5:24 PM ET (2224 GMT)
Russia launched a heavy-lift version of its Angara rocket for just the second time Monday, six years after its first flight. The Angara-A5...
Delta 4 Heavy launches NRO satellite
Posted: Fri, Dec 18 6:31 PM ET (2331 GMT)
A Delta 4 Heavy rocket launched a long-delayed mission for the National Reconnaissance Office December 10. The rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral at...
China launches gravitational wave astronomy satellites
Posted: Fri, Dec 18 6:27 PM ET (2327 GMT)
China launched a pair of small satellites to aid in gravitational wave studies. A Long March 11 rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch...
NASA selects Artremis Team of astronauts
Posted: Fri, Dec 18 6:26 PM ET (2326 GMT)
NASA has selected a group of astronauts who will be eligible to fly on future Artemis missions. NASA announced at the National Space Council meeting...
National space policy formalizes role of Space Force
Posted: Fri, Dec 18 6:23 PM ET (2323 GMT)
A new national space policy Wednesday formalizes the role of the U.S. Space Force. The new policy, announced at a meeting of the National...
Starship makes first high-altitude test flight
Posted: Fri, Dec 18 6:17 PM ET (2317 GMT)
SpaceX's Starship vehicle soared to new heights on a test flight that had an explosive ending. The Starship SN8 prototype lifted off from SpaceX'...
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