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SpaceX has successfully completed the 50th recovery of a Falcon 9 booster.

SpaceX Complete 50th Falcon 9 Booster Recovery

SpaceX has reached a historic milestone in the company’s pursuit of reusability completing its 50th Falcon 9 booster recovery. On March 7, SpaceX launched the...
Arianespace launches 34 satellites aboard a Russian-made Soyuz rocket for OneWeb.

OneWeb Constellation Deployment Begins with the Launch of 34 Satellites

A year after deploying its first 6 satellites into orbit, OneWeb has added to its global internet constellation with the launch of 34 new...
NASA has awarded the $80.4 million PACE mission to SpaceX.

SpaceX Win $80.4 million NASA Earth Science Mission

NASA has awarded the agency's $80.4 million Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) mission launch services contract to SpaceX. It is the fifth Earth...
The SpaceX Starlink constellation has grown to 240 satellites.

SpaceX Starlink Constellation Grows to 240 Satellites

SpaceX has successfully launched the fourth batch of 60 Starlink satellites aboard a flight-proven Falcon 9. The launch was the second Starlink mission of...
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...
China has launched an experimental 5G communications satellite aboard a Kuaizhou 1A.

China Launch Second Orbital Mission in 24 Hours

China has launched a second orbital mission just over 24 hours after the last deploying an experimental 5G communications satellite. The Yinhe-1 communications satellite was...
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...

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SpaceX lost a test article during a failed parachute test.

SpaceX Suffer Setback After Losing Crew Dragon Parachute Test Article

SpaceX has suffered a setback in its testing of the Crew Dragon parachute system losing a “spacecraft-like” test article. The test article is used...
OneWeb launched 34 communication satellites despite financial troubles.

OneWeb Continues to Grow Constellation Despite Financial Trouble

OneWeb has added an additional 34 satellites to its constellation despite looming financial worries that could bankrupt the company. The latest batch of OneWeb...
Debris from India’s anti-satellite test remains in orbit more than a year later.

Debris from India’s ASAT Missile Test Continues to Threaten Space Station

More than a year after India performed an anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test, debris from the impact continues to threaten the safety of crews aboard...
SpaceX launch 60 Starlink satellites despite engine failure.

SpaceX Deploy Sixth Batch of Starlink Satellites Despite Engine Failure

SpaceX has added another 60 satellites to its Starlink constellation despite a rare Falcon 9 engine failure. The sixth batch of Starlink satellites was launched...
The maiden launch of China’s Long March 7A has ended in failure.

China’s Maiden Long March 7A Launch Ends in Failure

The maiden launch of China’s new Long March 7A rocket ended in failure late yesterday. The launch appeared to come to an abrupt explosive...