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China has launched four satellites aboard a Long March 2D from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center.

China Launches First Mission From Taiyuan for 2020

China has launched the first orbital mission from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center for 2020. Also known as Base 25, the Taiyuan launch facility...
SpaceX has completed a Falcon 9 static fire test ahead of the Crew Dragon in-flight abort test.

SpaceX Complete Static Fire Ahead of Crew Dragon In-Flight Abort Test

SpaceX has completed a static fire test of the Falcon 9 booster that will be utilized for the Crew Dragon in-flight abort test. The...
China launch experimental communications satellite aboard Long March 3B.

China Launch Experimental Communications Satellite

China has successfully launched its first orbital mission of 2020 aboard a Long March 3B. The rocket carried an experimental communications satellite that was...
SpaceX deploy 60 more Starlink satellites and become largest satellite operator in the world.

SpaceX Becomes the Largest Satellite Operator in the World

SpaceX has successfully launched the first orbital mission of 2020 deploying 60 Starlink satellites into a low Earth orbit. The Starlink constellation now includes...
SpaceX has completed a Falcon 9 static fire test ahead of the first rocket launch of 2020.

SpaceX Complete Static Fire Test Ahead of First Launch of 2020

SpaceX has completed a static fire test of a Falcon 9 set to carry 60 Starlink satellites to orbit tomorrow. The successful completition of the...
Our Rocket Rundown review of the 102 orbital mission launched in 2019.

Rocket Rundown: A Review of Spaceflight in 2019

Over the 12 months of 2019, a total of 102 orbital missions were launched from facilities around the world. Although that figure represents a...
China has successfully launched a critical Long March 5 test flight.

China Launch Critical Long March 5 Test Flight

China has successfully launched a critical test flight of the Long March 5 heavy-lift rocket. The launch is the first for the country’s most...
The maiden Starliner mission has successfully touched down following challenging first flight.

Starliner Touches Down Safely After Challenging Maiden Flight

The maiden flight of the Starliner spacecraft has touched down safely following an off-nominal orbital insertion that cut its mission short. Boeing’s Starliner Orbital...
The maiden Boeing Starliner mission has suffered an anomaly.

Maiden Starliner Mission Suffers Anomaly Dashing Hopes for ISS Rendezvous

The maiden flight of the Boeing Starliner spacecraft suffered an off-nominal insertion after it’s boosters failed to ignite. Although the anomaly was later rectified...
The maiden flight of the Boeing Starliner spacecraft has been launched from Cape Canaveral aboard an Atlas V.

Maiden Starliner Flight Launches Aboard Atlas V

The historic maiden flight of the Starliner spacecraft has been launched aboard an Atlas V from Cape Canaveral. The spacecraft is expected to rendezvous...

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A fire broke out at a Firefly Aerospace facility during an Alpha first stage test.

Firefly Aerospace Alpha Test Ends in Fire Prompting an Evacuation

Late yesterday, a small fire broke out at the Firefly Aerospace facility in Austin Texas resulting in homes and businesses within two kilometers of...
Lego release International Space Station set.

Lego Reveal 864-Piece International Space Station Set

Lego has announced the long-awaited International Space Station set. The 864-piece set is expected to go on sale on February 1, 2020, for €69,99. The...
Capella Space to offer on-demand sub-0.5 meter SAR imaging.

Capella Space Unveils Next-Generation Earth Observation Satellite Design

Editors note: This article was previously titled, "Capella Space Unveils Next-Generation Spy Satellite Design". Although Capella Space has won contacts to supply imaging to...
SpaceX has successfully completed an in-flight abort test of the Crew Dragon spacecraft.

SpaceX Clear Crucial Crew Dragon In-Flight Abort Test

SpaceX successfully performed an in-flight abort test of the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft late yesterday. The test is the final hurdle before the spacecraft...
Arianespace deploys two geostationary communication satellites into orbit.

Arianespace Launch New Low-Cost Geostationary Communication Satellite

Arianespace has launched its first orbital mission of 2020 deploying a pair of communications satellites into a geostationary orbit. The launch is the first...