China unveil Chang'e-4 rover details and announce competition to name the rover.

China Release Shortlist of 10 Names for the Chang’e 4 Lunar Rover

A 10-name shortlist for the Chang’e 4 lunar rover has been released following the close of a public contest. A final decision on the...
RemoveDEBRIS satellite captures cubesat in experimental net.

RemoveDEBRIS Satellite Performs World’s First In-Orbit Space Junk Capture

An experimental satellite developed by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL), Airbus and others has successfully captured a target cubesat with a net while orbiting...

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Watch: British Imagining Satellites Launch Aboard Indian...

PSVL Rocket Launches British Spy Satellites.
Two British Earth-imaging satellites launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Center aboard India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSVL) on...

SpaceX Tease First Private BFR Passenger

SpaceX tease the announcment of the first private passenger of the BFR launch vehicle.
In a surprise Tweet, SpaceX has teased the announcement of the first private passenger of their BFR launch vehicle....

Telstar 18 Vantage Launched Successfully Aboard SpaceX...

The Telestar 18 Vantage communications satellite has been successfully deployed into a geostationary transfer orbit aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
SpaceX has successfully launched the Telstar 18 Vantage satellite for Canadian telecommunications giant, Telesat. The satellite is second largest...

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NASA Still Hope To Revive Mars Opportunity...

NASA engineers are hopeful that they will be able to revive the Mars Opportunity rover after global dust storm.
Engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California are hopeful they can revive the Opportunity rover. JPL...

NASA’s InSight Lander Checks In Halfway to...

NASA InSight Lander has successfully checked in halfway through its journey to Mars.
Officials at NASA have confirmed that the InSight Mars Lander has travelled roughly half the distance on its way...

Hayabusa 2 Prepares to Land on Distant...

Hayabusa 2 spacecraft approaches to within 400 meters of the surface of the 162173 Ryugu asteroid on August 6.
Japan’s Hayabusa 2 has made its closest approach to the Ryugu asteroid yet after arriving in mid-June. The approach...

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China Release Shortlist of 10 Names for...

China unveil Chang'e-4 rover details and announce competition to name the rover.
A 10-name shortlist for the Chang’e 4 lunar rover has been released following the close of a public contest....

RemoveDEBRIS Satellite Performs World’s First In-Orbit Space...

RemoveDEBRIS satellite captures cubesat in experimental net.
An experimental satellite developed by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL), Airbus and others has successfully captured a target cubesat...

SpaceX Reveal First Commercial BFR Passenger

SpaceX has revealed that Yusaku Maezawa will be the first commercial passenger for the provider's BFR vehicle.
SpaceX has announced that Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be the first commercial BFR passenger. The mission is currently...