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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...
China set national record with launch of twin Beidou satellites aboard a Long March 3B.

Watch: China Set National Record with Launch of Twin Beidou Satellites

China has surpassed the country's national record for orbital launches set in 2016 with their 23rd launch of 2018. The launch successfully deployed two...
Arianespace has launched the Aeolus wind satellite for the European Space Agency.

Arianespace Launch ESA Aeolus Wind Satellite

Arianespace has successfully deployed the European Space Agency’s Aeolus wind satellite. Launched into a sun-synchronous orbit, the satellite will be utilised to measure global...
The final Delta II is being prepared for its launch next month at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

ULA Prepare for Final Delta II Launch

The final Delta II rocket is being prepared for launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The aging launch platform’s final mission will aim to...
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has been successfully launched aboard a three-stage Delta IV Heavy rocket.

NASA Launch Mission to Touch the Sun

Early on Sunday morning, NASA's Parker Solar Probe launched aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket. With the aid of a...
SpaceX has successfully launched their first flight-proven Falcon 9 deploying the Merah Putih satellite for Telkom Indonesia.

SpaceX Launch First Flight-Proven Block 5 Booster

During an early morning launch, SpaceX successfully deployed the Merah Putih satellite for Southeast Asian telecommunications giant, Telkom Indonesia. The launch was the first...

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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...
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...
SpaceX has revealed that Yusaku Maezawa will be the first commercial passenger for the provider's BFR vehicle.

SpaceX Reveal First Commercial BFR Passenger

SpaceX has announced that Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be the first commercial BFR passenger. The mission is currently scheduled for 2023 with Maezawa...
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...