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A consortium of companies led by Blue Origin and Sierra Space announced October 25 that it plans to develop Orbital Reef, a multi-use business park in low Earth orbit.

Blue Origin and Sierra Space-led consortium to launch commercial space station

A consortium of companies led by Blue Origin and Sierra Space has announced plans to construct a commercial space station. During an October 25 presentation...
The Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft has been moved to the Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building for mating with its SLS launch vehicle.

Orion spacecraft moved to Vehicle Assembly Building for stacking

The Orion spacecraft that will be used for NASA's Artemis 1 Moon mission has been moved into the Kennedy Space Center's Vehicle Assembly Building...
One of two solar arrays on NASA’s Lucy asteroid spacecraft has failed to lock into position after deployment on October 16.

NASA Lucy asteroid mission runs into trouble hours after launch

NASA engineers are investigating why one of the two solar arrays equipped to the agency's Lucy spacecraft has failed to lock into place. Lucy was...
Deep Blue Aerospace has successfully completed a 100-meter VTVL test of its Nebula M1 test vehicle.

Chinese launch startup performs 100-meter booster hop

Chinese launch startup Deep Blue Aerospace has completed a 100-meter takeoff and landing test of its Nebula M1 vehicle. The Nebula M1 vertical takeoff vertical...
The SpaceX Crew Dragon Risslience was launched aboard a flight-proven Falcon 9 carrying the four-person Inspiration4 crew on September 15.

Inspiration4 ushers in a new age of spaceflight

With the launch of Inspiration4 aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, four average Americans have become the first non-professional astronaut crew in history. The Crew...
Blue Origin and SpaceX are among five companies select to mature lunar lander contract for NASA’s Artemis missions to the Moon.

NASA awards lunar lander contracts to Blue Origin and Space

NASA has selected five companies, including SpaceX and Blue Origin, to mature lunar lander concepts. Announced September 14, the five contracts were awarded to Blue...
Privateer was founded by Steve Wozniak and Ripcord founder Alex Fielding to develop technology to remove space debris.

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak launches space debris removal company

Steve Wozniak has created the private space company Privateer with Ripcord founder Alex Fielding. Although not yet confirmed, the company appears to be focused...
The crew of Inspiration4 has completed the last major milestone before the mission is launched aboard a Falcon 9 this week.

SpaceX perform dress rehearsal ahead of crewed Inspiration4 Mission

SpaceX has performed a full dress rehearsal with the four members of the Inspiration4 crew ahead of their launch this week. The September 12 dress...
NASA’s GOES-U weather satellite will be launched aboard a Falcon Heavy rocket in 2024.

NASA awards $150 million GOES-U launch contract to SpaceX

NASA has selected the SpaceX Falcon Heavy to launch its Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-U (GOES-U) mission. Under the $152.5 million contract announced September 10, SpaceX...
Russia launched a Soyuz-2.1v carrying a military spy satellite from Plesetsk Cosmodrome on September 9.

Russia launch Soyuz-2.1v carrying reconnaissance satellite

Russia has launched a reconnaissance satellite for the country's Ministry of Defence aboard a "light" variant of a Soyuz-2. The Soyuz-2.1v was launched from the...

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Artemis 1 mission has been scrubbed after hydrogen bleed line issue discovered.

Artemis 1 launch scrubbed

The maiden flight of NASA's new SLS launch vehicle was scheduled to lift off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida yesterday. However, an...
An integration “incident” has delayed the launch of the $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope.

Integration “incident” delays launch of James Webb telescope

The launch of the $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope has been delayed in order for additional testing to be done following an integration...
Blue Origin has suffered another public blackeye following the company losing a lawsuit aimed at overturning a NASA Moon lander contract award.

Judge reveals court’s dismay at Blue Origin legal action

A 47-page opinion from Judge Richard A. Hertling describes why Blue Origin's lawsuit against NASA's Moon lander award to SpaceX was dismissed. A public version...
A consortium of companies led by Blue Origin and Sierra Space announced October 25 that it plans to develop Orbital Reef, a multi-use business park in low Earth orbit.

Blue Origin and Sierra Space-led consortium to launch commercial space station

A consortium of companies led by Blue Origin and Sierra Space has announced plans to construct a commercial space station. During an October 25 presentation...
The Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft has been moved to the Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building for mating with its SLS launch vehicle.

Orion spacecraft moved to Vehicle Assembly Building for stacking

The Orion spacecraft that will be used for NASA's Artemis 1 Moon mission has been moved into the Kennedy Space Center's Vehicle Assembly Building...