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The Falcon Eye 1 spy satellite was lost this morning after an Arianespace Vega rocket failure.

United Arab Emirates Spy Satellite Lost Following Vega Rocket Failure

An anomaly during an Arianespace Vega rocket launch earlier this morning resulted in the loss of the Falcon Eye 1 spy satellite. The Vega rocket...
SpaceX has won a $50-million NASA contract to launch the Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer space observatory.

NASA Awards SpaceX its $50 Million IXPE Mission

NASA has awarded the launch services contract for the agency’s Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission to SpaceX. Once launched, IXPE will measure polarized...
Interstellar Technologies to launch paper aeroplanes aboard sake-powered MOMO-4 rocket.

Interstellar Technologies to Launch Origami Paper Aeroplanes Aboard Sake-Powered Rocket

Japanese new space startup Interstellar Technologies (IST) is preparing to launch origami paper aeroplanes aboard a sake-powered rocket. MOMO-4 is the launch provider’s fourth...
Russia launches Meteor-M No. 2-2 weather satellite aboard Soyuz 2 rocket.

Russia Launches Meteor-M No. 2-2 Weather Satellite Aboard Soyuz 2.1b

Russia successfully launched the Meteor-M No. 2-2 weather satellite aboard a Soyuz 2.1b rocket earlier this morning. In addition to the primary payload, the...
Russia has completed preparations for the launch Meteor-M 2-2 satellite aboard a Soyuz-2 rocket.

Russia Completes Preparations Ahead of Soyuz Meteor-M 2-2 Launch

Russia has completed preparations for the launch of the Meteor-M 2-2 weather satellite aboard a Soyuz 2.1b rocket. The mission will be the fifth...
NASA has successfully completed an in-flight abort test of its Orion spacecraft.

NASA Complete Orion Spacecraft In-Flight Abort System Test

NASA has successfully demonstrated the Orion launch abort system’s ability to pull the spacecraft clear of a rocket in the event of an emergency....
Exos Aerospace launch third SARGE mission and recover the vehicle despite anomaly.

Exos Aerospace Recovers SARGE Vehicle Despite Anomaly

Exos Aerospace successfully recovered the SARGE launch vehicle over the weekend following a launch anomaly that forced the mission to be aborted seconds after...
Rocket Lab successfully launch Make it Rain mission.

Rocket Lab Launch Make it Rain Mission Deploying 7 Small Satellites

Rocket Lab has successfully launched seven small satellites aboard an Electron rocket earlier this morning. The mission, dubbed Make it Rain was launched from...
China Launch 46th BeiDou Navigation Satellite Aboard Long March 3B.

China Launch 46th BeiDou Navigation Satellite Aboard Long March 3B

China successfully launched a BeiDou navigation satellite aboard a Long March 3B late yesterday. The satellite is the 46th BeiDou satellite and the 21st...
SpaceX has successfully launched 25 payloads aboard the STP-2 Falcon Heavy mission.

SpaceX Launch Most Challenging Falcon Heavy Mission to Date

SpaceX launched its most challenging mission to date aboard a Falcon Heavy rocket from the historic Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Centre earlier...

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The Chinese Tiangong-2 has been deorbited in a controlled re-entry.

China Deorbit Disused Tiangong-2 Space Station

China has successfully deorbited the Tiangong-2 space station after 1,036 days, 22 hours, 54 minutes and 56 seconds in orbit. The station was brought...
Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit is back on display at the Smithsonian.

Armstrong’s Apollo 11 Spacesuit is Back on Display at the Smithsonian

The spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore to take humankind's first steps on the surface of the Moon is back on display at the Smithsonian...
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has revealed the maiden SLS mission will slip to 2021.

NASA Administrator Casts Doubt on 2020 Maiden SLS Launch Date

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has admitted that the maiden launch of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket is unlikely to occur before 2021....
SpaceX perform Starship Hopper static fire test that ended in a massive fireball.

SpaceX Perform Eventful Starship Hopper Static Fire Test

SpaceX performed a static fire test of the Starship Hopper vehicle at the company’s Boca Chica facility early this morning ahead of its first...
Apollo 11 Saturn V projected onto Washington Monument to celebrate 50th anniversary.

Washington Monument Transformed into Saturn V for Apollo 11 Anniversary

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11, a life-sized presentation of the Saturn V that carried Armstrong, Aldrin and...