Rockets
CRS-16 Dragon Spacecraft Arrives at ISS  ASTRO WATCH · 17 hours
Three days after its launch from Florida, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft was installed on the Earth-facing side of the International Space Station’s Harmony... more
The World's Tallest Rockets: How They Stack Up  SPACE.COM · 22 hours
From the mighty Saturn 5 to NASA's new Space Launch System, see how the biggest rockets on Earth compare. more
Op-ed | IoT smallsats: Ready for launch?  SPACE NEWS · 23 hours
In recent years, there has been a boom of announcements for satellite constellations comprising satellites weighing as little as 3 kilograms to... more
Last-Minute Glitch Delays US Spy Satellite Launch  SPACE.COM · 22 hours
The launch of a clandestine new U.S. satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office was delayed by a last-minute glitch less than 8 seconds before its planned liftoff late Saturday (Dec. 8). more
China Launches 1st Mission to Land on Far Side of the Moon  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
China's robotic Chang'e 4 spacecraft launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center Dec. 7, kicking off the first-ever surface mission to the moon's far side. more
SpaceX’s final Iridium Next launch delayed to January  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
The new launch date, announced Dec. 7 by customer Iridium Communications, was driven by the additional two weeks SpaceX ended... more
China launches pioneering mission to far side of moon  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Rising space power China has launched a ground-breaking mission to land an unmanned spacecraft on the far side of the moon more
China launches rover for first far side of the moon landing  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
China launched a rover early Saturday destined to land on the far side of the moon, a global first that would boost Beijing's ambitions to become... more
Ariane 6 on the Way to Flight  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
This has been an intense year for Ariane 6 development, with progress boosted across Europe: plants are manufacturing new parts using novel... more
China Launches 1st Mission to Land on the Far Side of the Moon  SPACE.COM · 3 days
China's robotic Chang'e 4 spacecraft launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center this afternoon (Dec. 7), kicking off the first-ever surface mission to the... more
Surface Book 2 hit with BSOD errors after cumulative update (Update)  Windows Central · 3 days
The BSOD issue appears to have started after users installed a recent cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1803. Updated December 7, 2018: Microsoft has now... more
Chinese spacecraft launches for historic landing on far side of the moon  CBC · 3 days
China prepares to launch a ground-breaking mission early Saturday to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its... more
Chinese spacecraft launches for historic landing on dark side of the moon  CBC · 3 days
China prepares to launch a ground-breaking mission early Saturday to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its... more
China Prepares Mission to Land Spacecraft on Moon's Far Side  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
If successful, the mission scheduled to blast off aboard a Long March 3B rocket will propel the Chinese space program to a leading position in one of the... more
Rocket Lab to Launch 10 Cubesats for NASA Next Week  SPACE.COM · 3 days
Rocket Lab is set to launch its first mission for NASA next week, just a month after acing its first commercial flight. more
Secretive Astra Space Suborbital Launch Fails  SPACE.COM · 3 days
A test flight in Alaska of a small launch vehicle by a stealthy startup company ended in failure in late November, the Federal Aviation Administration has revealed. more
China prepares mission to land spacecraft on moon's far side  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
China was preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission early Saturday to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as... more
China prepares mission to land spacecraft on moon's far side  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Rising space power China is preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission to soft-land an unmanned spacecraft on the far side of the moon more
Epic’s PC game store is live now  THE VERGE · 3 days
Epic Games announced earlier this week that it was entering the digital game store business, and just a few days later the... more
Astra Space suborbital launch fails  SPACE NEWS · 4 days
A test flight in Alaska of a small launch vehicle by a stealthy startup company ended in failure in late November, the FAA has revealed. SpaceNews.com more
This is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx made exclusively for Windows 10  Windows Central · 4 days
The most 'extreme' Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm is coming, and it's only for Windows 10. Qualcomm is doubling down on Windows 10 and its commitment to... more
China will take historic road trip to the far side of the moon - CNET  CNET · 4 days
The Chinese space agency has been relatively mum about its plans, but indications are the Chang'e-4 lander and... more
Inmarsat books Japanese H3 rocket’s first commercial launch  SPACE NEWS · 4 days
British satellite operator Inmarsat announced Dec. 5 it will be the first commercial customer of the next-generation H3 rocket from... more
Microsoft announces Edge browser based on Chrome coming to Mac in 2019  9to5Mac · 4 days
Edge was Microsoft’s solution to completely replacing Internet Explorer as the default browser on Windows. When Microsoft launched its new Edge browser, it was... more
Pandora’s Podcast Genome Project goes live for all  TechCrunch · 4 days
Last month, Pandora announced it would soon be bringing its “Genome” technology to a new space outside of music: it would leverage a similar classification system to make podcast recommendations, too. Initially,... more
Space weather 'piggyback'  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The first ESA-funded space weather monitoring instrument was launched on 4 December 2018, hitching a ride on South Korea's new geostationary satellite, GEO-KOMPSAT-2A – the Geostationary Korea Multi-Purpose Satellite-2A. more
Blast off for first UK-led experiment on the International Space Station  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
UK-led research is taking place on the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time, following a successful launch from Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral... more
Flipdish raises €4.8M Series A to wean restaurants off takeout aggregators like Just Eat  TechCrunch · 4 days
Flipdish, the online ordering and loyalty platform for takeaways and restaurants, has closed a €4.8 million in Series A funding.... more
Ariane 5 Delivers GSAT-11 and Geo-Kompsat-2A Satellites into Orbit  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
An Ariane 5, operated by Arianespace, has delivered the GSAT-11 and Geo-Kompsat-2A satellites into their planned orbits. Liftoff... more
Watch This SpaceX Rocket Splash Down During Failed Landing Attempt (Videos)  SPACE.COM · 4 days
A new video gives an amazing rocket's-eye view of a SpaceX booster's unsuccessful bid to return to terra firma today (Dec. 5). more
SpaceX landing mishap won’t affect upcoming launches  SPACE NEWS · 4 days
The failure of a Falcon 9 first stage to make its planned landing after a Dec. 5 launch shouldn’t affect plans for... more
Watch This SpaceX Rocket Splash Down During Failed Landing Attempt (Video)  SPACE.COM · 5 days
A new video gives an amazing rocket's-eye view of a SpaceX booster's unsuccessful bid to return to terra firma today (Dec. 5). more
Tissue chips rocket to International Space Station  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Scientists have recently sent tissue chips, a research technology that reflects the human body, into space. On Dec. 4, the first set of NIH-funded tissue chips that model aspects of the human immune system... more
SpaceX launches cargo, but fails to land rocket  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
SpaceX on Wednesday blasted off its unmanned Dragon cargo ship, loaded with supplies, science experiments and food for the astronauts living at the International Space Station but failed to successfully land its... more
How SpaceX made history twice with a single rocket launch video - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Elon Musk's SpaceX set two records this week with its latest Falcon 9 launch. Also: How Virginia Tech scientists gave us Jedi-like... more
SpaceX sends a Dragon to orbit, but makes unplanned 'water landing' - CNET  CNET · 5 days
A Falcon 9 rocket didn't come down quite where it was supposed to after sending supplies to the International Space Station. more
Arianespace Rocket Launches India's Largest Satellite. South Korean Weather Satellite, Too.  SPACE.COM · 5 days
Arianespace completed its final Ariane 5 launch of 2018 and penultimate overall mission for the year on Dec. 4, carrying a satellite for India and another... more
Ariane 5's sixth launch this year  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
An Ariane 5, operated by Arianespace, has delivered the GSAT-11 and Geo-Kompsat-2A satellites into their planned orbits. more
First 'piggyback' kit for monitoring space weather launched  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Tiny sensors for measuring the Earth's space weather environment have launched today attached to a South Korean satellite. more
Tiny Satellites Pose a Swarm of Opportunities — And Threats  SPACE.COM · 5 days
Spaceflight favors big rockets and small technology — but when that technology gets small enough, it may act very differently from traditional satellites and spacecraft. more
Arianespace launches two Asian satellites on Ariane 5 rocket  SPACE NEWS · 6 days
Arianespace completed its final Ariane 5 launch of 2018 and penultimate overall mission for the year on Dec.... more
Falcon 9 Launches 64 Satellites into Space  ASTRO WATCH · 6 days
On Monday, December 3 at 10:34 a.m. PST, SpaceX successfully launched Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express to a low Earth orbit from Space... more
DirecTV owner AT&T says it’s done buying satellites  SPACE NEWS · 6 days
“We’ve launched our last satellite,” John Donovan, CEO of AT&T Communications, said during a presentation to analysts. SpaceNews.com more
Ariane 5’s sixth launch this year  ESA · 6 days
An Ariane 5, operated by Arianespace, has delivered the GSAT-11 and Geo-Kompsat-2A satellites into their planned orbits. more
Launcher takes long-term view of small launch market  SPACE NEWS · 6 days
A startup that recently hired an experienced Ukrainian engineer is taking a long-term view for development of a small launch... more
Tissue chips rocket to International Space Station  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
When traveling in space, astronauts experience physiological changes normally associated with aging, such as bone loss, muscle deterioration and altered immune systems. When the astronauts return to Earth, the changes often reverse. To better... more
SpaceX launch to ISS delayed by moldy mouse food - CNET  CNET · 6 days
A Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft is scheduled to bring all sorts of science and supplies to orbit on Wednesday. more
Windows 10 SDK preview build 18290 now available for developers  Windows Central · 6 days
Another Windows 10 19H1 SDK preview is ready for developers. Microsoft today launched another fresh Windows 10 SDK preview for developers, coming in at build number 18290. ... more
Microsoft launches first Visual Studio 2019 preview  Windows Central · 6 days
The first preview of Visual Studio 2019 is here, and Microsoft is open sourcing three Windows UX frameworks. As it kicks off its Connect(); 2018 conference today, Microsoft is making a slew of announcements... more
Moldy mouse food postpones SpaceX launch  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
SpaceX has postponed its cargo launch to the International Space Station until Wednesday after mold was found on food bars for a mouse experiment bound for the orbiting outpost, NASA said. more
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Arrives at Asteroid Bennu  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
After traveling through space for more than two years and 1.2 billion miles (2 billion km), NASA’s OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource... more
Microsoft is reportedly replacing Edge with a Chromium-based browser  TechCrunch · 6 days
Microsoft Edge has failed to capture the public’s attention since launching back in 2015, so you can’t really blame the company for switching tacts. According to new reports that first... more
Moldy Mouse Chow Delays SpaceX Dragon Launch to Space Station  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
SpaceX's next cargo launch to the International Space Station has been pushed back to Wednesday (Dec. 5) due to a rodent problem. more
Astrocast successfully launches its first satellite  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Yesterday evening, Astrocast – a young start-up spun out of EPFL – launched its first demonstration satellite intended to test its Internet-of-Things system. It was put into orbit by a SpaceX rocket that took off from... more
Canada Celebrates Launch of First Astronaut in 6 Years  SPACE.COM · 6 days
Although the weather was cold in Kazakhstan, the Canadians didn't seem to mind. A small group of tourists came to watch the launch today (Dec. 3) of David Saint-Jacques, unveiling... more
Moldy Mouse Chow Delays SpaceX Dragon Launch to Space Station  SPACE.COM · 6 days
SpaceX's next cargo launch to the International Space Station has been pushed back to Wednesday (Dec. 5) due to a rodent problem. more
SpaceX Launches Biggest US 'Rideshare' Mission With 64 Satellites  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from California on Monday carrying 64 small satellites into low orbit around the Earth. more
SpaceX Rocket Makes Historic 3rd Launch Into Space with 64 Satellites On Board  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
A Falcon 9 rocket with a twice-flown first stage lifted off from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base today (Dec. 3), carrying 64... more
WATCH: First manned Soyuz rocket since October accident takes off  ABC NEWS · 6 days
American astronaut Anne McClain joined Canada's David Saint-Jacques and Russia's Oleg Kononenko aboard the rocket that launched from the Baikonur spaceport in the desert in central Kazakhstan. more
Expedition 58 Crew Arrives Aboard Space Station  ASTRO WATCH · 6 days
Three crew members are adjusting to life on the International Space Station after a successful launch and docking of their Russian Soyuz... more
Microsoft is building a Chromium-powered web browser for Windows 10  Windows Central · 6 days
Microsoft is throwing in the towel with Edge and is building a new web browser for Windows 10, this time powered by Chromium. Microsoft's Edge web browser has... more
SpaceX rocket launches with 100 cremated remains on board  Global News · 7 days
The SpaceX spacecraft, which was also carrying dozens of other small satellites, lifted off Monday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. more
Three astronauts safely aboard International Space Station (Update)  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Three astronauts who were launched into space aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft Monday entered the International Space Station nearly eight hours later, a relief to relatives and scientists months after a rocket... more
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Watch SpaceX launch thousands of pounds of cargo and experiments to the International Space Station
THE VERGE
Astrocast successfully launches its first satellite
PHYS.ORG
Three astronauts will launch to space on today — two months after botched flight
THE VERGE
ESEO student satellite successfully launched to space
ESA
Charting a course for astronaut safety as NASA launches to the Moon and to Mars
PHYS.ORG
Watch SpaceX launch its biggest crop of satellites yet with a twice-used rocket
THE VERGE
Looking for rocket science in unexpected places
PHYS.ORG
Exoplanet mission launch slot announced
ESA
NASA to launch new refueling mission, helping spacecraft live longer and journey farther
PHYS.ORG
NASA to launch 'workplace safety review' of Elon Musk's high-flying SpaceX firm
ABC NEWS
Virgin Orbit’s rocket flies strapped to the wing of an airplane for the first time
THE VERGE
‘LEGO The Incredibles’ RPG for macOS coming on November 21, pre-order and trailer now available
9to5Mac
Watch SpaceX launch and land a used Falcon 9 rocket
THE VERGE
Kiwi for Gmail launches new Focused Filtered inbox
9to5Mac
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