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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...
Blue Origin has continued to fight the awarding a 2.89 billion lunar lander contract to Elon Musk’s SpaceX by suing NASA.

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is suing NASA

Correction: A previous version of this story claimed that the Blue Origin lawsuit was filed on Monday, August 16 when it was actually filled...
During a Virgin Galactic earnings call, chief executive Michael Colglazier stated that ticket prices for its suborbital spaceplane would start at $450,000.

Virgin Galactic to charge $450,000 per seat

Virgin Galactic announced August 5 that it will be resuming ticket sales with prices ballooning to $450,000 per seat. During its quarterly financial results presentation,...
Porsche is one of several investors to contribute to Isar Aerospace’s latest Series B funding round which saw the German launch startup attract $75 million in funding.

Porsche invests in German launch startup Isar Aerospace

German launch startup Isar Aerospace has closed a $75 million Series B funding round led in part by a holding group that owns several...
Northrop Grumman awarded $935 million NASA contract to complete development and construction of the lunar Gateway space station's $935 million contract Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO).

NASA finalise $935 million lunar Gateway space station contract

NASA and Northrop Grumman finalised a contract July 9 to complete development of the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) for the agency's lunar Gateway...
Richard Branson has announced that he intends to beat Jeff Bezos to space by just nine days.

The billionaire race to space heats up

Virgin Galactic has announced its plans to launch a crew of four to space on July 11, less than two weeks before Blue Origin...
The first seat aboard a Blue Origin New Shepard rocket has been sold for $28 million to a currently anonymous bidder.

First seat aboard Blue Origin New Shepard sells for $28 million

The first seat aboard a Blue Origin New Shepard rocket has been sold for $28 million concluding a multi-week auction. Blue Origin announced on May...
Axiom Space has announced that it will fly an additional three private missions to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX Crew Dragon flights.

Axiom purchase additional SpaceX Dragon flights for private missions

Space tourism company Axiom Space announced June 2 that it had purchased three additional SpaceX Crew Dragon flights to the International Space Station. Axiom announced...
ESA has awarded contracts to Thales Alenia Space and Airbus Defence & Space for 12 second generation Galileo navigation satellites.

ESA award €1.47 billion in Galileo contracts to Thales and Airbus

The European Space Agency announced May 28 that it had signed contracts with Thales Alenia Space and Airbus Defence & Space for 12 second-generation...
The Firefly Aerospace Blue Ghost lunar lander will hitch a ride to the Moon aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in 2023.

Firefly selects Falcon 9 to launch Blue Ghost lunar lander

Firefly Aerospace announced May 20 that it had selected the SpaceX Falcon 9 to launch its Blue Ghost lunar lander. Expected to be launched in...

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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...