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The maiden launch of the sub-orbital OneSpcace Chongqing Liangjiang Star rocket.

China’s Private Space Industry Prepares to go into Orbit

Private Chinese startup LandSpace is set to launch their first Zhuque-1 orbital vehicle later this month. The launch will be the first by a...
Arianespace deploys Azerspace-2/Intelsat-38 and Horizons 3e communication satellites with 100th launch of Ariane 5 launch vehicle.

100th Ariane 5 Launch Deploys Communication Satellites

Arianespace has successfully deployed the Azerspace-2/Intelsat-38 and Horizons 3e communication satellites with the launch of their 100th Ariane 5 mission. The European launch provider...
China launch 25th orbital mission of 2018 deploying a pair of Beidou navigation satellites.

China’s Relentless Launch Cadence Continues with 25th Mission of 2018

A pair of BeiDou-3 navigation satellites launched aboard a Long March 3B were deployed into orbit successfully on Wednesday. The launch is China’s 25th...
The last Delta II rocket deploys NASA's ICESat-2 satellite into orbit.

ULA Launch ICESat-2 Satellite Aboard Final Delta II

The 154th and final Delta II rocket launched NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Saturday. The...
PSVL Rocket Launches British Spy Satellites.

Watch: British Imagining Satellites Launch Aboard Indian PSVL Rocket

Two British Earth-imaging satellites launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Center aboard India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSVL) on Sunday. The launch was the...
SpaceX tease the announcment of the first private passenger of the BFR launch vehicle.

SpaceX Tease First Private BFR Passenger

In a surprise Tweet, SpaceX has teased the announcement of the first private passenger of their BFR launch vehicle. The mysterious passenger will board...
The Telestar 18 Vantage communications satellite has been successfully deployed into a geostationary transfer orbit aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Telstar 18 Vantage Launched Successfully Aboard SpaceX Falcon 9

SpaceX has successfully launched the Telstar 18 Vantage satellite for Canadian telecommunications giant, Telesat. The satellite is second largest to ever be launched into...
China launch 24th orbital mission of 2018 deploying the Haiyang-1C satellite aboard a Long March 2C.

China Surprise with Launch of Haiyang-1C Satellite

China has successfully launched the Haiyang-1C marine observation satellite aboard a Long March 2C rocket. The launch received little media coverage with the only...
Chinese startup iSpace launch Hyperbola-1Z rocket with three small satellite aboard.

iSpace Deploy Three Microsats Aboard Hyperbola-1Z Rocket

Chinese commercial startup iSpace has successfully launched a small suborbital solid-fuel rocket. Launched early on Wednesday, the Hyperbola-1Z carried three small satellites that later...
Construction of a second launch pad at the Vostochny Cosmodrome in Russia has begun.

Construction of Second Vostochny Cosmodrome Launch Pad Underway

State-run Russian media outlets have confirmed that construction of a second launch pad at Vostochny Cosmodrome will begin this month. The new launch pad...

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China are developing a recoverable satellite they hope to launch in the first half on 2018.

China to Offer Retrievable Reusable Satellites by 2019

China is in the final stages of developing a reusable next-generation retrievable satellite. The first satellite is currently undergoing testing, integration and assembly ahead...
Chinese officials have announced that the Long March 5 rocket would return to service in January 2019.

Long March 5 to Return to Service in January 2019

China’s Long March 5 heavy-lift rocket is set to return to service in January 2019. The Long March 5 is China’s largest launch vehicle. The...
Expedition 57/58 crewmembers Alexey Ovchinin and NASA's Nick Hague are on their way to the International Space Station.

Soyuz MS-10 Crew to Make Emergency Landing

Following an "issue with the booster" during the launch of Soyuz MS-10, the two-man crew was forced to return to Earth in ballistic descent...
The Hubble Space Telescope has entered into a safe mode following the failure of a gyro.

Gyro Failure Forces Hubble Space Telescope into Safe Mode

The Hubble Space Telescope entered safe mode on Friday, October 5 following a gyro failure. The telescope is, however, expected to return to service...
China launch their 27th orbital mission of 2018 deploying two Yaogan reconnaissance satellites aboard a Long March 2C.

China Launch Twin Reconnaissance Satellites Aboard Upgraded Long March 2C

China has launched their 27th orbital mission of 2018 deploying a pair of Yaogan reconnaissance satellites into orbit. This morning’s launch was also the...