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Astronauts Optimistic for ISS Launch After Botched Flight  Gadgets 360 · 4 hours
Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin and US astronaut Nick Hague said Thursday they were ready to head into space again next month after their last launch ended in failure. more
Israel's First Lunar Lander Launched Into Space From Florida  Gadgets 360 · 4 hours
The mission, if successful, will make Israel only the fourth nation to ever to achieve a controlled touchdown on the moon's surface. more
Israel flying to moon after SpaceX launch  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country's first attempted lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX. more
SpaceX rocket launched carrying Israel's first lunar lander  REUTERS · 8 hours
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's first lunar lander on a mission... more
Watch SpaceX launch the first private moon landing mission (Update: Success!)  TechCrunch · 8 hours
Calling all lunatics — the first fully private moon landing mission is about to take off from Cape Canaveral. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying SpaceIL's... more
SpaceX launches satellites, moon mission on Falcon 9  SPACE NEWS · 7 hours
A SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying an Indonesian communications satellite, an Israeli lunar lander and a U.S. Air Force smallsat launched... more
SpaceX rocket blasts off carrying Israeli lunar lander  CBC · 6 hours
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's first lunar lander on a mission... more
Watch SpaceX launch the first private moon landing mission  TechCrunch · 10 hours
Calling all lunatics — the first fully private moon landing mission is about to take off from Cape Canaveral. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying SpaceIL's Beresheet lander is set... more
Russian rocket launches Egyptian telecom satellite  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Russia successfully launched an Egyptian telecommunications satellite on Thursday, the Russian space agency Roskosmos announced. more
Israel set to join elite lunar club with first mission to moon  REUTERS · 13 hours
Israel's first spacecraft built to land on the moon was set for launch on Thursday from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on a... more
Israeli spacecraft aims to make history by landing on Moon  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
A rocket will take off from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's Beresheet spacecraft, which aims to make history twice: as the first private-sector landing... more
Space crew unfazed ahead of first launch since rocket failure  REUTERS · 20 hours
Two astronauts who survived a midair rocket failure in October said on Thursday they had received... more
Astronauts optimistic for ISS launch after botched flight  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin and US astronaut Nick Hague said Thursday they were ready to head into space again next month after their last launch ended in failure. more
700,000 submunitions demilitarized by Sandia-designed robotics system  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
More than 700,000 Multiple Launch Rocket System submunitions have been demilitarized since the Army started using an automated nine-robot system conceptualized, built and programmed by Sandia National Laboratories engineers. more
Exclusive: SpaceX, Boeing design risks threaten new delays for U.S. space program  REUTERS · 1 day
NASA has warned SpaceX and Boeing Co of design and safety concerns for their competing astronaut launch systems, according to industry sources and a... more
Sun-THz to Measure Solar Flares from ISS  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
A new version of equipment developed in Brazil – the Solar-T – will be sent to the International Space Station (ISS) to... more
Microsoft launches new Office Windows 10 app for everyone  Windows Central · 2 days
The revamped Office app replaces the old "My Office" as Microsoft's productivity launchpad. Microsoft's new Office app for Windows 10 is ready for primetime. ... more
Microsoft launches new Office app for Windows 10  THE VERGE · 2 days
Microsoft is making a new Office app available to Windows 10 users today. It’s replacing the “My Office” app that... more
Resooma launches Resooma Bills to help ‘generation rent’ manage household expenditures  TechCrunch · 2 days
Resooma, the U.K. accommodation booking platform, is entering the fintech and utilities space with the launch of Resooma Bills, a new product to help “gen rent”... more
Technology developed in Brazil will be part of the International Space Station  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A new version of equipment developed in Brazil—the Solar-T—will be sent to the International Space Station (ISS) to measure solar flares. It is estimated... more
Crackdown 3 Wrecking Zone party support expected in 2 to 3 weeks  Windows Central · 2 days
Microsoft's latest Crackdown 3 developer update further details its upcoming plans. Microsoft has debuted its latest in-house Xbox-exclusive, Crackdown 3, for Xbox One and... more
Virgin Galactic reschedules SpaceShipTwo flight for Feb. 22  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
Virgin Galactic scrubbed the Feb. 20 flight test for SpaceShipTwo, the air-launched suborbital spaceplane, due to high winds in Mojave,... more
Microsoft 'Web Activities' Chrome Extension Enables Windows 10 Timeline Feature  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Microsoft is calling it Web Activities, and this extension will let users see their Chrome browsing activities across all Windows 10 devices and inside Microsoft Launcher for Android... more
Vivo announces V15 Pro with no notch and 32-megapixel pop-up selfie camera  THE VERGE · 2 days
Vivo was one of the most head-turning companies in the smartphone space last year, delivering a series of devices with wild, experimental hardware. Now... more
Resooma launches Resooma Bills to help ‘generation rent’ manage household expenditure  TechCrunch · 2 days
Resooma, the U.K. accommodation booking platform, is entering the fintech and utilities space with the launch of Resooma Bills, a new product to help “gen rent”... more
WTF is up with Microsoft's HoloLens 2 Teaser? #WeekInMicrosoft No. 2  Windows Central · 3 days
A lot can happen with Microsoft in a short period of time, so we started a new program on YouTube to give you a quick-fix news... more
Watch the historic first private mission to the Moon launch Thursday night  TechCrunch · 3 days
For the first time later this week, a privately developed moon lander will launch aboard a privately built rocket, organized by a private launch... more
Israeli spacecraft poised to become first privately funded lander on the Moon  THE VERGE · 3 days
On Thursday evening, SpaceX is scheduled to launch another Falcon 9 rocket from Florida, but this time, the vehicle will be carrying a payload... more
NZXT launches new Overwatch-themed H500 PC case for system builders  Windows Central · 3 days
NZXT's Overwatch H500 PC case is the hero you never knew you needed. Blizzard and NZXT have teamed up to create a new H500 PC chassis themed to... more
How do click beetles jump without legs?  Sky News · 3 days
Click beetles are an unusual insect species, capable of launching themselves from ground with more than eight times the acceleration of a space shuttle - and without using their legs. more
Israel's first lunar mission to launch this week  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Israel is to launch its first moon mission this week, sending an unmanned spacecraft to collect data to be shared with NASA, organisers said Monday. more
First private Israel lunar mission to be launched this week  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Israeli nonprofit says it'll launch what it hopes will be first private spacecraft to land on the moon this week more
Taiwan to Launch Satellites, Land One on the Moon  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
Taiwan is planning to put a satellite in the moon’s orbit and eventually land it using its onboard... more
Is GSLV Mk III Fully Ready to Launch Heavy Satellites from India?  ASTRO WATCH · 6 days
ISRO's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV Mk III) is capable of launching four-tonne satellites in the Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO). The rocket is... more
NASA Resumes RS-25 Testing for New Space Launch System  ASTRO WATCH · 7 days
NASA resumed RS-25 rocket engine testing for its new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with a Feb. 13... more
NASA mulls buying new rides to space from Russia amid program delays  REUTERS · 7 days
NASA said on Friday it was weighing an option to buy two additional astronaut seats aboard a Russian rocket as a contingency plan against... more
Does Anthem support cross-platform saves?  Windows Central · 7 days
Best answer: Not between Xbox, PlayStation 4, or PC at launch. As for cross-generational saves between Xbox One and the in-development Xbox Scarlett, Anthem will allow players to carry over saves. Microsoft: Anthem Standard Edition ($60) Amazon: Anthem:... more
Air Force smallsat to fly on upcoming Falcon 9 launch  SPACE NEWS · 7 days
An experimental Air Force small satellite intended to test space situational awareness technologies will be a... more
Apple's Beats by Dre Brand Unveils New NBA Collection  MacRumors · 1 week
Apple's Beats by Dre brand today unveiled a new NBA collection, with Beats Studio 3 Wireless Headphones available... more
Relativity adds former SpaceX executives to leadership team  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
Small launch vehicle developer Relativity has added three people, all of whom previously held key positions at SpaceX, to its... more
Atrium, Justin Kan’s legal tech startup, launches a fintech and blockchain division  TechCrunch · 1 week
Atrium, the legal startup co-founder by Justin Kan of Twitch fame, is jumping into the blockchain space today. The company has raised plenty of... more
Amazon could launch Amazon Go store in London  TechCrunch · 1 week
Amazon has secured some retail space in the heart of London, according to a report from The Grocer spotted by Reuters. This is significant as Amazon has yet to open an Amazon... more
SpaceX Protests NASA Launch Contract Awarded to Its Chief Rival  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
SpaceX has filed a protest challenging the nearly $150 million contract that NASA recently awarded to its chief rival. more
NASA to Launch New Space Telescope in 2023 to Explore Origins of Universe  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
The Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionisation and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx) mission is a planned two-year mission, funded... more
Van Allen Probes Begin Final Phase of Exploration in Earth's Radiation Belts  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
Two tough, resilient, NASA spacecraft have been orbiting Earth for the past six and a half years, flying repeatedly through a hazardous zone of... more
SpaceX protests NASA launch contract award  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
SpaceX has filed a protest over the award of a launch contract to United Launch Alliance for a NASA planetary science mission, claiming it... more
Air Force launch procurement under scrutiny  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
Lawmakers are calling for an independent review of the Air Force Launch Service Agreement contracts and its strategy to acquire launch services in the... more
Successful launch of rocket from high-altitude balloon makes space more accessible to microsatellites  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A startup that plans to use high-altitude balloons to deploy rockets has successfully fired a test launch, moving closer to its goal... more
Toronto’s OneEleven launches space in London, but will its scale-up services fly?  TechCrunch · 1 week
Last time I checked London was awash with co-working spaces, shared office spaces, spaces of every shape, size and color. If there’s one sector... more
SpaceX’s Air Force certification faces scrutiny from Pentagon auditor  THE VERGE · 1 week
The inspector general for the Pentagon announced yesterday that it will be reviewing how exactly SpaceX’s rockets became... more
WeWork launches skills-based profiles as a value add for tenants  TechCrunch · 1 week
WeWork has made a big name for itself in a short period of time as a global co-working space. In fact, WeWork is now the largest private office... more
Van Allen probes begin final phase of exploration in Earth's radiation belts  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Two tough, resilient, NASA spacecraft have been orbiting Earth for the past six and a half years, flying repeatedly through a hazardous zone of... more
Nanosatellite to serve the Internet of Things tested for space  ESA · 1 week
The Netherlands’ latest space firm brought its newest design for testing in ESA’s largest antenna test facility.... more
SpaceX Launch Vehicle Certification to Be Reviewed by US Pentagon  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
The Pentagon will evaluate the certification for Elon Musk's SpaceX launch vehicles to determine whether the US Air Force complied with certain guidelines. more
MAVEN spacecraft shrinking its Mars orbit to prepare for Mars 2020 rover  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA's 4-year-old atmosphere-sniffing Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission is embarking on a new campaign today to tighten its orbit around Mars. The... more
SpaceX's Raptor Engine Hits Power Level for Starship Launches, Elon Musk Says  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
A test fire of SpaceX's newest engine reached the power level necessary for the company's next round of rocket designs, CEO Elon Musk said... more
Campaign Launched to 'Revive the Saturn V' Vertical Rocket Replica  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
The U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Alabama has launched an effort to return its one-of-a-kind standing replica of the Saturn V moon rocket to its like-new condition... more
China Improves Long March 6 Rocket for Growing Commercial Launches  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
China announced Monday that it is developing the modified version of the Long March 6 rocket... more
Exolaunch plans ambitious launch campaign  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
“We act as an essential interface between a heavy lift launch vehicle and a small satellite developer," said Jeanne Medvedeva, Exolaunch commercial director. SpaceNews.com more
Taking Aeolus to the next level  ESA · 2 weeks
Since ESA’s Aeolus satellite was launched in August, engineers and scientists have been carefully checking the information that this pioneering mission is delivering on... more
On This Day in Space! Feb. 11, 2010: NASA Launches Solar Dynamics Observatory  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
On Feb. 11, 2010, NASA launched a spacecraft to study the inner workings of the sun: the Solar Dynamics Observatory. See how... more
Northrop Grumman Completes Next Critical Launch Milestones of James Webb Space Telescope  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Spacecraft Element (SCE) successfully completed acoustic and sine vibration testing at Northrop Grumman Corporation in Redondo Beach, California. Acoustic... more
Roscosmos Chief Dmitry Rogozin Teases New Russian Super-Heavy Rocket Yenisei  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
With the collapse of a major U.S.-Russia arms treaty last week, much attention is being paid to new Russian rockets. more
Virgin Galactic Pilots Awarded Commercial Astronaut Wings  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao on Thursday pinned FAA Astronaut Wings on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo crewmembers, Test Pilots Mark “Forger” Stucky... more
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Watch SpaceX launch a trio of spacecraft, including a lander bound for the Moon
THE VERGE
Israeli spacecraft poised to become first privately funded lander on the Moon
THE VERGE
Successful launch of rocket from high-altitude balloon makes space more accessible to microsatellites
PHYS.ORG
Van Allen probes begin final phase of exploration in Earth's radiation belts
PHYS.ORG
Nanosatellite to serve the Internet of Things tested for space
ESA
Video: Flying under Aeolus
PHYS.ORG
India's 1st Rocket Launch of 2019 Sends Military Satellite, Student Cubesat Into Orbit
SPACE.COM
New technologies could solve rocket challenges 800 years in the making
PHYS.ORG
Blue Origin Wants to Launch a Person Into Space by the End of This Year
SPACE.COM
Blue Origin successfully launches and lands first New Shepard rocket of 2019
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