JAXA has delayed maiden H3 flight to 2020.

Japan’s Next-Generation H3 Rocket has Engine Troubles

Japan has announced that the maiden flight of the country’s next-generation launch vehicle has been delayed after a “technical problem” plaguing the rocket’s first-stage...
Astra fails to reach orbit with first launch attempt.

Astra’s Maiden orbital Launch Ends in Failure

Small launch vehicle startup Astra's first orbital launch attempt has ended in failure. Preliminary data indicates that the failure was the result of a...

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China Launch Secretive ‘Reusable Experimental Spacecraft’

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Japan’s Next-Generation H3 Rocket has Engine Troubles

JAXA has delayed maiden H3 flight to 2020.
Japan has announced that the maiden flight of the country’s next-generation launch vehicle has been delayed after a “technical...

NASA Test Northrop Grumman Booster Chosen to...

NASA test five-segment SLS solid rocket booster.
NASA has successfully tested the Northrop Grumman solid rocket booster that will power the agency’s next-generation heavy-lift rocket, the...

Second Uncrewed Boeing Starliner Demo on Track...

Boeing and NASA continue to prepare for the launch of the uncrewed Orbital Flight Test-2 mission.
Boeing and NASA are continuing to prepare for the launch of the second uncrewed Starliner demonstration mission. In an...