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India launched IRNSS-1I navigation satellite.

ISRO Launches IRNSS-1I Navigation Satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched their next-generation IRNSS-1I navigation satellite. The satellite joins the ISRO’s Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System...
China successfully deploy three Yaogan-31 satellites into orbit aboard a Long March 4C.

China Surprises with Unannounced Launch of Yaogan-31 Spy Satellites

China surprised the global launch community this morning launching an unannounced Long March 4C mission. The rocket carried three Yaogan-31 reconnaissance satellites into orbit. The...
The Wall Street Journal has confirmed that payload contractor Northrop Grumman was to blame for the failure of the Zuma mission.

Northrop Grumman to Blame for Zuma Failure

The Wall Street Journal has reported that both government officials and industry experts have concluded that Northrop Grumman was responsible for the loss of...
Rocket Labs are set to launch their first commercial flight, “It’s Business Time”.

Rocket Lab Schedule First Commercial Launch, “It’s Business Time”

Launch provider Rocket Lab has revealed the launch window for the first commercial flight nicknamed “It’s Business Time”. If successfully, the provider’s second orbital...
A Falcon 9 carrying 2,600 kilograms of cargo bound for the International Space station has launched successfully.

SpaceX Launch Fourteenth ISS Resupply Mission

SpaceX has successfully launched their fourteenth International Space Station (ISS) resupply mission. In addition to station supplies, the 600 kilograms (5,800 pounds) of cargo...
Iridium have added 10 more satellites to their NEXT constellation following a successful SpaceX Falcon 9 launch.

10 More Iridium NEXT Satellites Launched Aboard Falcon 9

Iridium has taken a step closer to completing their Iridium NEXT constellation following a successful launch of 10 more satellites. The satellites developed for...
Three orbital mission were launched globally within twelve hours on Thursday March 29 2018.

Three Orbital Missions Launched Within 12 Hours

Three orbital missions were launched from three separate launch sites around the globe within 12 hours yesterday. A GSLV Mk.2 launched from the Satish...
NASA officials have revealed that the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope will be delayed until May 2020.

NASA Pushes James Webb Telescope Launch to 2020

The launch of the $8.8 billion James Webb Space Telescope has been pushed to May 2020. NASA officials cited issues that have arisen from...
Japan will look to double their launch capacity by 2020 with the completion of a second launch pad at the country's Tanegashima spaceport.

Japan Plans to Double Orbital Launch Capacity by 2020

Japan hopes to double their capacity to launch orbital missions by 2020 in time for the maiden flight of their next-generation H3 rocket. The...
Three ISS Expedition 55 crew members have launched aboard a Soyuz-FG rocket.

Expedition 55 Crew En Route to the ISS

The Three additional crew members of International Space Station Expedition 55 are en route to their new home for the next three months. Roscosmos...

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NASA has proposed a spacecraft that would be powered by a 1,700-square-meter solar sail.

NASA Propose 1,700-Square-Meter Solar Sail Mission

NASA has proposed a deep space mission that would utilise a 1,700-square-meter solar sail to power a spacecraft that would measure the Sun’s magnetic...
SNC to launch Dream Chaser aboard Vulcan Centaur.

Dream Chaser to Launch Aboard Vulcan Centaur

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has selected the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Vulcan Centaur to launch the company’s Dream Chaser spacecraft for six International Space...
NASA has cleared the BEAM expandable module to remain on the ISS through to 2028.

NASA Clear BEAM Module to Remain on Space Station Through 2028

An experimental expandable module added to the International Space Station three years ago has been cleared by NASA to remain docked to the station...
Blue Origin has filed a protest over what it calls a “flawed” Air Force launch procurement process.

Blue Origin File Protest Over Air Force Launch Services Procurement

Blue Origin has filed a "pre-award" protest with the US Government Accountability Office over what it calls is a "flawed" Air Force launch services...
The Linkspace RLV-T5 demonstrator performed a 300-meter launch and landing test.

Linkspace Perform 300-Meter RLV-T5 Launch and Landing Test

Chinese small launch vehicle startup Linkspace Aerospace Technology Group has performed its most ambitious launch and landing test to date. The RLV-T5 tech demonstrator...