Launches

Blue Origin complete test of their upgraded crew capsule launching aboard the company's New Shepard launch vehicle.

Blue Origin Launches New Shepard Vehicle With Next-Generation Crew Capsule

Blue Origin has quietly completed a launch of their New Shepard vehicle from the company’s West Texas testing site. The launch carried the company’s...

Arianespace Launch Four Additional Galileo Satellites

Four additional Galileo satellites launched aboard an Ariane 5 heavy-lift launcher yesterday from Ariane launch complex No. 3 (ELA 3) in Kourou, French Guiana....
The launch of Rocket Lab "Still Testing" Electron rocket was aborted just after first-stage engine ignition.

UPDATED: Rocket Lab Abort “Still Testing” Electron Rocket Test Launch

The launch of the “Still Testing” Electron rocket from the Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand was aborted by onboard computers immediately after first-stage ignition...
Algeria's first telecommunications satellite, Alcomsat-1 launches aboard a Chinese Long March 3B

Algeria Launches Alcomsat-1, the Country’s First Telecommunications Satellite

Algeria’s first telecommunications satellite built and developed by the China Great Wall Industry Corp. (CGWIC) has been successfully deployed. The Alcomsat-1 satellite was launched...
SpaceX founder Elon Musk has announced that the first Falcon Heavy mission will launch a Tesla Roadster to Mars.

Falcon Heavy Maiden Flight Set to Launch a Tesla to Mars

The first launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will carry an unusual test payload. In stereotypically flamboyant fashion, Elon Musk announced on Twitter...
Following a successfully launch aboard a Soyuz rocket, 19 satellites failed to reach their intended orbits.

19 Satellites Lost in Soyuz Rocket Disaster

A total of 19 satellites launched aboard a Soyuz rocket early on Tuesday morning are believed to have been lost. Roscosmos has confirmed that...
NASA have successfully completed a supersonic parachute opening for the Mars 2020 mission.

NASA Performs Supersonic Parachute Testing for Mars 2020 Mission

The parachute that will safely guide the Mars 2020 rover down to the Red Planet’s surface has successfully completed its first supersonic opening. The...
Three Jilin Earth imaging satellite have been successfully launched from Taiyuan space center in China.

Three Chinese Jilin Satellites Deployed Successfully

Three Earth imaging satellites were successfully deployed into orbit at an altitude of around 500 kilometres. The three satellite, Jilin 1-04, Jilin 1-05 and...
The JPSS-1 weather satellite has been successfully deployed by a ULA Delta II launch vehicle.

United Launch Alliance Deploy JPSS-1 Weather Satellite

United Launch Alliance (ULA) has successfully deployed the JPSS-1 weather satellite into orbit. According to an official NASA press release, the satellite is, “the...
SpaceX have indefinitely delayed the launch of the classified US government payload, Zuma.

Mysterious SpaceX Zuma Launch Delayed Indefinitely

The mysterious Zuma Falcon 9 launch has been indefinitely delayed with SpaceX officials citing safety concerns. The launch provider has stated that concerns were...

Latest News

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has expressed the agency's desire to return to the moon as soon as possible.

NASA Aims to Return to the Moon This Year

NASA has revealed an ambitious plan to return to the moon this year with help from commercial partners. The announcement came during a briefing at...
NASA plans to map the sky with the Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx).

NASA Plans to Explore Millions of Galaxies with SPHEREx Spacecraft

NASA has announced a new mission that will attempt to map the sky in order to survey millions of galaxies. The agency hopes data...
NASA has official announced they will stop recovery efforts to revive the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Opportunity

NASA Officially Say Goodbye to Mars Opportunity Rover

During a briefing at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, agency officials announced that the Mars Exploration Rover, Opportunity has officially gone silent. The...
The Department of Defense has announced a review of the SpaceX Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle-class certification

DOD to Review Air Force Certification of SpaceX Falcon Launch Vehicles

The Departement of Defense Inspector General has announced it plans to review the Air Force’s decision to award the SpaceX Falcon 9 and Heavy...
To commemorate the opening of its new headwaters, Orbex has unveiled their Prime upper rocket stage.

Orbex Unveils Prime Rocket Stage with 3-D Printed Engine

At a glitzy VIP event to commemorate the opening of their new headquarters, small launch vehicle developer Orbex unveiled their Prime upper rocket stage....