Policy & Politics

The House has rejected a 12% increase to the NASA budget.

House Rejects Proposed 12% Increase to NASA Budget

The House has rejected a proposed 12% increase to the NASA budget opting to keep funding at its current level. The move was particularly...
NASA and Boeing have completed a review of the December 2019 maiden Starliner mission.

NASA Investigation Identifies 80 Points of Concern with Boeing and Starliner

NASA and Boeing have completed a review of the anomaly plagued maiden Starliner mission that was flown in December 2019. The review identified an...
The UK Government has won a bid to acquire bankrupt global satellite broadband provider OneWeb.

UK Government Consortium Wins Bid to Acquire Bankrupt OneWeb

A UK Government consortium has won the right to acquire bankrupt OneWeb and fund the completion of its first mega-constellation. A consortium of Her Majesty’s...
Virgin Galactic sign deal with NASA to facilitate commercial flights to the space station.

Virgin Galactic Sign Deal to Facilitate Commercial Space Station Trips

Virgin Galactic has signed a deal with NASA to facilitate commercial flights to the International Space Station. In a June 22 press release, Virgin...
Former NASA Administrator Charles Bolden found to be improperly utilizing agency staff more than two years after he resigned to grow his business.

Former NASA Chief Found Utilizing Agency Staff Years After Departure

A NASA Office of the Inspector General (OIG) report has found that former NASA Administrator Charles Bolden had been improperly utilizing agency staff for...
The US Space Force has received applications from over 8,500 Air Force personnel.

Over 8,500 Air Force Personnel Volunteer for Space Force

The US Space Force has revealed that over 8,500 airmen have volunteered to assist with filling the ranks of the fledgling military branch. In...
NASA head of human spaceflight Doug Loverro has resigned abruptly.

The Head of NASA’s Human Spaceflight Programs Resigns Abruptly

The head of NASA’s human spaceflight programs, Doug Loverro has departed the agency abruptly. The position will be temporarily filled by Loverro’s deputy Ken...
US Space Force chief calls Iranian military satellite “a tumbling webcam in space.”

Space Force Chief Calls Iranian Satellite “Tumbling Webcam in Space”

US Space Force chief General Jay Raymond has called an Iranian military satellite launched earlier this week, “a tumbling webcam in space.” General Raymond made...
US Space Command has condemned a Russian anti-satellite missile test.

US Space Command Condemns Russian Anti-Satellite Missile Test

US Space Command has condemned a Russian direct-ascent anti-satellite (DA-ASAT) missile test conducted on April 15. The test is the latest in a string...
Head of Russia’s Glavkosmos launch provider Dmitry Rogozin has accused US companies of dumping.

Head of Russian Launch Provider Lashes out at US Rocket Makers

The head of Russia’s state launch provider Glavkosmos has lashed out at US rocket companies for price “dumping”. During a meeting with Russian President...

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Issues with an upper stage camera prompted SpaceX to postpone its latest Starlink mission.

Falcon 9 Camera Issues Prompt SpaceX to Postpone Starlink Launch

SpaceX has postponed its latest Starlink mission after an issue with an upper stage camera was discovered. The launch, which has not yet been...
SpaceX plans to use data collected from the launch of the Sentinel-6 satellite to ensure the Falcon 9 is safe for NASA’s Crew-1 mission.

SpaceX to Use Sentinel-6 Launch to Validate Falcon 9 for Crew-1 Mission

NASA officials have announced that SpaceX will utilise data from the launch of the joint NASA-ESA Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich climate satellite on November 10...
NASA OSIRIS-REx spacecraft collects sample from asteroid 321 million kilometres from Earth.

NASA Collects Sample from Asteroid 321 Million Kilometres from Earth

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft appears to have successfully collected a sample from the surface of the Bennu asteroid located 321 million kilometres from Earth. Bennu...
Teams have successfully installed the Artemis 1 Orion crew spacecraft's four solar arrays.

NASA’s Artemis 1 Orion Spacecraft Gets its Wings

The Orion spacecraft that will be launched on the maiden mission of NASA's Artemis program is a step closer to completion with the installation...
SpaceX has launched 60 more Starlink satellites.

SpaceX Reuse Fairing Halves on a Third Flight for the First Time

SpaceX has successfully launched an additional 60 Starlink satellites aboard a flight-proven Falcon 9. In addition to it being only the second time a...