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International Space Station Expedition 53 crew successfully launch and are on their way to the station.

New International Space Station Crew Launch Aboard Soyuz Rocket

Following a successful launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut are on their way to the International...
SpaceX have successfully deployed the USAF X-37B spaceplane into orbit.

SpaceX Successfully Deploy USAF X-37B Spaceplane Into Orbit

SpaceX have deployed the United States Air Force (USAF) X-37B spaceplane into orbit following a successful launch of their latest Falcon 9 rocket. The...
An Ariane 5 rocket set to transport a payload of 2 telecommunications satellites into orbit has been forced to abort seconds before launch.

Arianespace Flight VA239 Launch Aborted Seconds Before Liftoff

A prelaunch automated computer check of an Ariane 5’s Vulcain 2 main engine triggered a last second abort. A launch abort so close to...
Japanese company, Interstellar Technologies will make a second attempt to launch their Momo sounding rocket.

Interstellar Technologies Plans A Second Attempt For Later This Year

Following a disappointing failed launch of their Momo sounding rocket last month, the Japanese aeronautics company, Interstellar Technologies has announced that they plan to...
After years of delays, SpaceX have launched the Formosat 5 satellite.

SpaceX Successfully Deploys Formosat 5

SpaceX has successfully launched the Formosat 5 satellite into orbit and completed their fifteenth successful first stage landing. The launch was commissioned by the...
In preparation for next week's launch, SpaceX have test fired the Falcon 9's nine Merlin engines.

SpaceX Test Fires Falcon 9 Ahead of Next Week’s Launch

In anticipation of next week’s Falcon 9 launch, SpaceX has completed launch preparations with the test firing of the rocket's nine Merlin engines. The...

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Iran has failed to reach orbit loosing the Payam Earth observation satellite.

Iranian Satellite Launch Fails to Reach Orbit

Iran has recorded the first orbital rocket launch failure of 2019. Early reports from the country have confirmed that the Payam Earth observation microsatellite...
SpaceX has announced that it plans to lay off around 10% of the company's workforce.

SpaceX to Lay Off 10% of Workforce

Late Friday, it was revealed that SpaceX is planning to lay off around 10% of its workforce. In a statement, the company attributed a...
SpaceX launch Iridium-8 mission.

SpaceX Launch Final 10 Iridium NEXT Satellites

The final 10 Iridium NEXT satellites have been launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The launch concludes an 8-launch deal that was signed...
SpaceX launch Iridium-8 mission.

LIVE: Iridium-8 Launch

China prepare to launch the first orbital mission of 2019 aboard a Long March 3B rocket.

China Set to Launch First Orbital Mission of 2019

The first orbital mission of 2019 is set to be launched from Chinese shores later today. The launch is expected to deploy the Zhongxing-2D...