Senate bill would direct NASA to pick second lunar lander provider
Posted: Sat, May 15 10:11 AM ET (1411 GMT)
An amendment to a Senate bill approved by a committee Wednesday would direct NASA to select a second Human Landing System (HLS) company. The Senate...
Virgin Galactic says airplane issue may delay SpaceShipTwo test flights
Posted: Sat, May 15 10:07 AM ET (1407 GMT)
Virgin Galactic said a potential issue with the aircraft used to carry its SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane could delay the resumption of test flights. In an...
SpaceX launches Starlink satellites
Posted: Sat, May 15 10:02 AM ET (1402 GMT)
SpaceX set a booster reuse record with the launch of another group of Starlink satellites Sunday. The Falcon 9 lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida,...
Long March 5B stage falls into Indian Ocean
Posted: Sat, May 15 9:56 AM ET (1356 GMT)
The core stage of a Chinese rocket reentered May 8, falling into the Indian Ocean. The Long March 5B stage, left in orbit after a...
China launches imaging satellites
Posted: Sat, May 15 9:53 AM ET (1353 GMT)
China launched a set of imaging satellites May 6. A Long March 2C rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 2:11...
Starship completes suborbital test flight
Posted: Sat, May 8 11:28 AM ET (1528 GMT)
A SpaceX Starship prototype successfully completed a short test flight Wednesday. The Starship SN15 vehicle took off from the company's Boca Chica, Texas, test...
Blue Origin to auction off New Shepard seat
Posted: Sat, May 8 11:22 AM ET (1522 GMT)
Blue Origin will fly people on its New Shepard suborbital vehicle for the first time in July, and is auctioning off a seat on that...
SpaceX launches more Starlink satellites
Posted: Sat, May 8 11:15 AM ET (1515 GMT)
SpaceX launched another set of Starlink satellites Tuesday as the company noted a milestone in customer interest in the broadband service. A Falcon 9 lifted...
Firefly Aerospace raises $75 million
Posted: Sat, May 8 11:04 AM ET (1504 GMT)
Firefly Aerospace raised a $75 million Series A round as it nears its first launch. The company raised the round from a group of investors...
NASA halts work on HLS contract amid protests
Posted: Sat, May 8 11:02 AM ET (1502 GMT)
NASA has halted work on the Human Landing System (HLS) contract awarded to SpaceX amid protests by Blue Origin and SpaceX. NASA said April 30...
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