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gslv mk iii lofts gsat 29 communications satellite
India successfully conducted the second orbital mission of its heavy-lift GSLV Mk III launch vehicle. The rocket took to the skies Nov....
The launch of a Northrop Grumman rocket carrying NASA's next cargo flight to the International Space Station has been delayed at least...
It's almost launch time for Northrop Grumman's next Antares rocket, which rolled out to its seaside pad in Virginia late...
The American astronaut who will hitch the first ride on a Russian rocket since last month's aborted launch...
Nvidia's new GPU debunks moon landing conspiracies all over again. Plus, a fire truck concept that could be crazy enough to work. And, Russia prepares for its next manned rocket launch after...
arianegroup to shed 2 300 employees as ariane 6 nears completion
"The end of the development of Ariane 6 and the need to increase competitiveness in the...
Just over 16 minutes into its flight, the GSLV-Mk III rocket put into orbit the GSAT-29 satellite.
The countdown for the rocket launch began at 2.50pm IST on Tuesday.
NASA’s Juno spacecraft made its 16th close science flyby of Jupiter on October 29, 2018 and captured stunning...
According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), it will be the second developmental flight of GSLV-Mk III rocket.
European aerospace and defence firm ArianeGroup is to cut 2,300 jobs by 2022 as orders tumble and development of a new rocket nears its end, management said Monday.
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In November 2018, the private spaceflight company Rocket Lab successfully launched its first commercial mission using its Electron booster. The rocket "It's Business Time" launched six small satellites...
In September of 2016, Elon Musk unveiled his vision for a super-heavy launch vehicle, which would be SpaceX's most ambitious project to...
An unmanned cargo rocket is scheduled to blast off this week from Virginia's coast to the International Space Station
After months of delays, the startup space company sends an Electron rocket carrying six satellites into orbit from...
finally business time for rocket lab with seven payloads launched
Rocket Lab sent its third Electron rocket into orbit on the company’s first fully-commercial mission. Called...
rocket lab performs first commercial launch
Rocket Lab successfully launched its Electron rocket Nov. 10 on a long-delayed first commercial mission for the small launch vehicle. SpaceNews.com
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Spaceflight startup Rocket Lab launched its first operational mission Saturday night, successfully lofting six small satellites as well as a technology demonstrator.
The spaceflight startup Rocket Lab will launch its first fully operational commercial mission Saturday night (Nov. 10), and you can watch the landmark liftoff live.
Rocket Lab aims to make space far more accessible via its Electron booster, which is designed to launch small payloads to orbit for about $5 million per liftoff. See photos of Electron...
Upstart launch provider Rocket Lab aims to finally launch its first fully commercial payload to orbit this weekend after months of delays. The small...
A U.S. astronaut says she has no qualms about riding a Russian rocket next month despite back-to-back mishaps.
Rocket Lab hopes to start sending smaller deliveries to space from both sides of the globe on a regular basis starting this weekend.
Next US astronaut to ride on a Russian rocket is expressing confidence despite back-to-back mishaps
SpaceX's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket can now launch NASA's most expensive and highest-priority science missions.
On Nov. 9, 1967, NASA launched the powerful new Saturn V rocket on its...
SpaceX plans to fly some fancy BFR tech before it launches an actual big effin' rocket.
SpaceX aims to start flight-testing key design components of its Mars-settling spaceship next year,...
soyuz st b blasts off from french guiana with europe s metop c weather satellite
Arianespace made use of a Russian-built Soyuz ST-B rocket to launch the Metop-C satellite for the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites...
A new NASA laser instrument set to launch to the International Space Station in December will help scientists create the first three-dimensional map of the world's temperate and...
A NASA mission to loft a satellite from an airplane to probe Earth's atmosphere at the edge of space has been delayed at least one more...
soyuz launches european weather satellite
A Soyuz rocket successfully launched a European weather satellite Nov. 6, completing a constellation of polar-orbiting satellites and providing additional reassurance about the reliability of the...
europe s third polar orbiting weather satellite lofted into orbit
The third MetOp satellite, MetOp-C, has been launched on a Soyuz rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana to continue...
Europe's latest Earth-observation satellite blasted off into orbit today (Nov. 6) on a mission to improve weather forecasts and monitor changing climates around the globe.
stratolaunch tests key engine component
Stratolaunch has performed the first test-firing of a key component of a rocket engine it is developing as the company presses ahead despite the death of...
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Over the weekend, Russia completed its second successful Soyuz launch since the Oct. 11 failed crew launch, with liftoff taking place on Nov. 3 at 11:17 p.m. local time (4:17 p.m. EDT, 2017 GMT).
metop c ready for big day
With liftoff set for 7 November, the latest MetOp weather satellite has been rolled out to the launch pad and positioned on the Soyuz rocket for...
On Nov. 4, 2015, the United States Air Force planned to launch an experimental rocket for small satellites. See how...
bose einstein condensate generated in space for the first time
A team of scientists from Germany has succeeded in creating a Bose-Einstein condensate for the first time in...
It will soon be business time for spaceflight startup Rocket Lab.
In mid-November, a company called Rocket Lab will try to send six small satellites into orbit around Earth—a fairly banal undertaking, save for the size of the launch rocket.
Roscosmos says a bent sensor caused the failure and Russia's Soyuz rockets are ready to return to space within weeks.
Roscosmos says a bent sensor caused the failure and Russia's Soyuz rockets are ready to return to space within weeks.
Russia's space agency just released details and video of its failed launch to the International Space Station with a NASA astronaut onboard.
The hiatus in human spaceflight caused by last month's failure of a Russian Soyuz rocket will be quite brief indeed.
russia s space agency reveals why last month s rocket launch failed
Today, Russian space agency Roscosmos blamed a bend in a sensor for last month’s dramatic failure...
The high profile but fortunately non-lethal failure of a crewed mission atop a Soyuz rocket in October has been investigated...
russia blames rocket failure on mistake during assembly
A Russian space investigation has found that sensor that was damaged during assembly forced a Russian rocket to abort its...
A deformed sensor caused the harrowing Soyuz rocket launch abort that forced its American and Russian crew to perform a emergency landing last month, Russia's space...
A Russian official says an investigation has found that a failed rocket launch three weeks ago was caused by a sensor that was damaged during assembly.
A Russian official says an investigation has found that a rocket carrying a crew to the International Space Station failed three weeks ago because one of its sensors was damaged during assembly
The launch failure last month of a manned mission to space was caused by a faulty sensor that...
japan puts upgraded greenhouse gas observation satellite ibuki 2 into orbit
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully launched on Monday an H-IIA rocket carrying Japan’s Ibuki-2...
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A video guide to ESA's Hydra shaker, used to simulate the powerful vibrations of a rocket launch
Scientists have created a Bose-Einstein condensate for the first time in space on board a research rocket.
Russia's space agency says an investigation has found that a rocket carrying a crew to the International Space Station failed recently because of a technical malfunction of a sensor
Russia's space agency says an investigation has found that a rocket carrying a crew to the International Space Station failed recently because of a technical malfunction of a sensor.
The first manned mission to the International Space Station since a Russian rocket failed to launch earlier this...
rocket lab sets november date for next electron launch
Rocket Lab said Oct. 30 it plans to perform a long-delayed launch of an Electron rocket carrying several...
russia plans first manned space mission since rocket failure
The first manned mission to the International Space Station since a Russian rocket failed to launch earlier this...
The Soyuz rocket launch failure this month was caused by a faulty sensor, Russian news agencies reported citing...
Last week, SpaceX company test-fired the Falcon 9 rocket that will loft the Crew Dragon capsule on its first flight to the International Space Station (ISS) under a commercial-crew contract...
The biggest airplane ever built, which will tote a variety of satellite-launching rockets into the sky, just got a step closer to...
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spacety has four more satellites in orbit following second mission of 2018
On Oct. 29, 2018, four new satellites were successfully launched from the Jiuqian Satellite Launch Center, China, by a Long March 2C rocket. SpaceNews.com
A Japanese rocket carrying the United Arab Emirates' first locally made satellite has lifted off from southern Japan
A Japanese rocket on Monday lifted the United Arab Emirates' first locally made satellite into orbit successfully from a space center in southern Japan.
mars 2020 parachute a go
In the early hours of Sept. 7, NASA broke a world record. Less than 2 minutes after the launch of a 58-foot-tall (17.7-meter) Black Brant IX...
chinese startup landspace launches zhuque 1 rocket fails to deliver payload to orbit
LandSpace has made an attempt to become the first Chinese private company to send a payload into space. On Saturday, October 27, the startup’s...
China's first attempt to deploy a privately developed rocket capable of carrying a satellite has failed.
china s first attempt to reach orbit with a private space company failed
China’s first attempt to reach orbit via a private launch company failed yesterday. On Beijing-based startup LandSpace attempted the first launch of its three-stage...
A privately developed Chinese carrier rocket failed to reach orbit after lifting off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on Saturday,...
The first attempt by a private Chinese company to send a rocket into space has failed
The first attempt by a private Chinese company to send a rocket into space has failed
On Oct. 27, 1961, NASA launched the first test flight of its new Saturn I space launch vehicle....
Southern California-based Virgin Orbit attaches rocket to carrier aircraft in milestone for development of its airborne orbital launch system
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Virgin Orbit attached a satellite-launching rocket to its carrier plane for the first time ever this week.
See images of Virgin Orbit's planned LauncherOne rocket for private satellite launches.
donald trump uses twitter s earnings to make more claims of total bias
Donald Trump has, once again, baselessly claimed that Twitter is suppressing his follower count because of political bias, apparently after watching a Fox Business...
virgin orbit moves closer to launching a rocket to space from a 747
On Wednesday, Virgin Orbit attached its prototype rocket, LauncherOne, to...
russian military launches soyuz 2 1b rocket with lotos s1 spy satellite
A Soyuz 2.1b launch vehicle took to the skies on Thursday, October 25. Its mission? To...
long march 4b lifts off with haiyang 2b marine satellite
Continuing its record-breaking year of space launches, China conducted another orbital mission on Thursday, October 25, by sending...
Amazon reported Thursday that its profit in the recently-ended quarter rocketed to $2.9 billion in a ten-fold increase from the same period last year.
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The Russian space agency Roscosmos has successfully executed its first rocket launch since Oct. 11's aborted crew launch to the International Space Station.
United Launch Alliance now expects to perform the first launch of its next-generation Vulcan rocket in the spring of 2021, a slip of nearly a year that the company says...
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Scientists at ANU have invented tiny diamond electronic parts that could outperform and be more durable than today's devices in high-radiation environments such as rocket engines, helping to reach the...
The principles of rockets go back thousands of years, but rockets have come quite a long way since ancient times.
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viasat books falcon heavy for viasat 3 launch
Fleet operator Viasat of Carlsbad, California, plans to launch a large telecom satellite on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket between 2020 and...
russia launches 1st soyuz rocket since failed launch of astronauts
A Russian Soyuz rocket put a military satellite in orbit on Thursday, its first successful launch...
A Russian Soyuz rocket put a military satellite in orbit on Thursday, its first successful launch since a similar rocket failed earlier this month to deliver a crew to the...
ula now planning first launch of vulcan in 2021
ULA now expects to perform the first launch of its next-generation Vulcan rocket in the spring of 2021,...
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A Russian Soyuz rocket put a military sattelite into orbit
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