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Masten Space Systems has selected SpaceX to launch XL-1 lunar lander.

Masten Selects SpaceX to Launch Lunar Lander Carrying NASA Payloads

Masten Space Systems has selected SpaceX to launch its XL-1 lunar lander carrying nine NASA-sponsored scientific experiments and “several commercial payloads. The mission is...
Roscosmos is set to attempt a record-setting two-orbit space station rendezvous.

Russia to Attempt Record-Setting Sprint to the Space Station

Russia is planning to attempt to break the record for the fastest crewed transfer from the launchpad to the International Space Station (ISS). The...
NASA launch Ingenuity helicopter with Perseverance Mars rover aboard Atlas V.

NASA Launch Mars Rover Carrying a Historic Hitchhiker

NASA successfully launched its latest Mars rover aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on Thursday. In addition to the rover, the mission...
NASA SpaceX Demo-2 astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will return to Earth on August 1.

NASA Prepares for the Return of the SpaceX Demo-2 Crew

SpaceX and NASA are tentatively aiming at a Saturday, August 1 return for the crew of the Dragon Endeavour. NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug...
The European Space Agency has revealed plans to develop a lunar lander to carry cargo to the Moon.

Europe Unveils Plan to Develop Flexible Cargo Lunar Lander

The European Space Agency has revealed plans to develop a lunar lander that would be used to carry cargo to the lunar surface. The...
The launch of NASA’s James Webb Telescope has been delayed again.

James Webb Telescope Will Miss March 2021 Launch Date

NASA has confirmed that the launch of the James Webb Telescope has been delayed after work had to be halted with the outbreak of...
NASA SpaceX Demo-2 crew Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to remain aboard ISS until August.

NASA SpaceX Demo-2 Crew to Remain Aboard Space Station Until August

Senior NASA officials have revealed that the agency expects the SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo-2 crew to remain aboard the International Space Station (ISS) until...
NASA award contract to Northrop Grumman for the lunar Gateway space station’s crew module.

Northrop Grumman to Build Lunar Space Station Crew Quarters

NASA has finalized the contract awarded to Northrop Grumman almost a year ago for the construction of the agency’s lunar Gateway station’s crew module....
The UAE has been forced to accelerate preparation of the Emirates Mars Mission due to travel restrictions.

UAE Accelerate Mars Mission Prep Amid Travel Restrictions Concerns

The United Arab Emirates has accelerated its preparation of the country’s Mars Hope Probe mission amid travel restriction concerns. The mission is scheduled to...
NASA selects Shannon Walker as the fourth member of the first operational Crew Dragon mission.

NASA Selects Astronauts for First Operational Crew Dragon Mission

NASA has filled the final seat aboard the first operational SpaceX Crew Dragon flight selecting Shannon Walker. In a March 31 press release, NASA...

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Issues with an upper stage camera prompted SpaceX to postpone its latest Starlink mission.

Falcon 9 Camera Issues Prompt SpaceX to Postpone Starlink Launch

SpaceX has postponed its latest Starlink mission after an issue with an upper stage camera was discovered. The launch, which has not yet been...
SpaceX plans to use data collected from the launch of the Sentinel-6 satellite to ensure the Falcon 9 is safe for NASA’s Crew-1 mission.

SpaceX to Use Sentinel-6 Launch to Validate Falcon 9 for Crew-1 Mission

NASA officials have announced that SpaceX will utilise data from the launch of the joint NASA-ESA Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich climate satellite on November 10...
NASA OSIRIS-REx spacecraft collects sample from asteroid 321 million kilometres from Earth.

NASA Collects Sample from Asteroid 321 Million Kilometres from Earth

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft appears to have successfully collected a sample from the surface of the Bennu asteroid located 321 million kilometres from Earth. Bennu...
Teams have successfully installed the Artemis 1 Orion crew spacecraft's four solar arrays.

NASA’s Artemis 1 Orion Spacecraft Gets its Wings

The Orion spacecraft that will be launched on the maiden mission of NASA's Artemis program is a step closer to completion with the installation...
SpaceX has launched 60 more Starlink satellites.

SpaceX Reuse Fairing Halves on a Third Flight for the First Time

SpaceX has successfully launched an additional 60 Starlink satellites aboard a flight-proven Falcon 9. In addition to it being only the second time a...