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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...
Rocket Lab announces plans to recover the first stages of the company’s Electron rocket.

Rocket Lab Announce Plans to Recover Rockets with a Helicopter Catch

Rocket Lab has announced plans to recover and reuse the first stage of the company’s Electron rocket. The plan calls for the stage to...
SpaceX are planning to retire their fleet of Dragon spacecraft.

SpaceX Plan to Retire Dragon Cargo Spacecraft Fleet

SpaceX is preparing to retire their current fleet of Dragon cargo spacecraft in favour of a variant of the Dragon 2, also known as...
NASA has partnered with SpaceX to develop in-orbit refueling of rockets.

SpaceX and NASA to Develop In-Orbit Propellant Transfer Technology

NASA has announced that SpaceX will work with the agency to advance in-orbit propellant transfer technology as part of the development of the company’s...
The LightSail 2 CubeSat has successfully demonstrated the use of solar-sail population.

LightSail 2 CubeSat Becomes First to Demonstrate Solar-Sail Flight

The privately funded LightSail 2 CubeSat has become the first to successfully demonstrate the use of solar-sail population by raising its orbit by about...
The experimental US Air Force Research Laboratory DSX satellite has deployed its enormous 80-metre antenna.

Experimental Air Force Satellite Extends Enormous 80-Metre Antenna

An experimental satellite developed by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's Space Vehicles Directorate to study the Van Allen radiation belts has extended its...
The Chinese Tiangong-2 has been deorbited in a controlled re-entry.

China Deorbit Disused Tiangong-2 Space Station

China has successfully deorbited the Tiangong-2 space station after 1,036 days, 22 hours, 54 minutes and 56 seconds in orbit. The station was brought...
SpaceX perform Starship Hopper static fire test that ended in a massive fireball.

SpaceX Perform Eventful Starship Hopper Static Fire Test

SpaceX performed a static fire test of the Starship Hopper vehicle at the company’s Boca Chica facility early this morning ahead of its first...
SpaceX reveal cause of April 20 mishap that caused the destruction of the Crew Dragon spacecraft.

SpaceX Release Crew Dragon Static Fire Anomaly Update

A little under two months after an anomaly during a static fire test that resulted in the destruction of a Crew Dragon spacecraft, SpaceX...
A technical incident has crippled Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation network.

Europe’s Galileo Sat-Nav Network Suffers Crippling Outage

Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation network has suffered a prolonged outage due to “a technical incident related to its ground infrastructure.” source The technical incident...

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Brad Pitt speaks to NASA astronaut Nick Hague who is stationed aboard the International Space Station.

Ad Astra Star Brad Pitt Speaks with Astronaut Aboard Space Station

The star of the upcoming science-fiction epic Ad Astra, Brad Pitt got the opportunity to discuss what it’s like to live and work in...
NASA and SpaceX have won an Emmy Award.

NASA and SpaceX Win Emmy for Crew Dragon Demo-1 Coverage

NASA and SpaceX have picked up an Emmy for outstanding interactive programming at the 71st Emmy Awards. The Emmy was awarded in recognition for...
China launch remote sensing satellite aboard Long March 4B.

Long March 4 Returns to Service Launching Remote Sensing Satellite

China’s Long March 4 rocket has returned to service with the launch of the Ziyuan-2D remote sensing satellite. The mission is the first for...
The launch of the JAXA Kounotori 8 space station cargo mission was halted after a fire broke out.

A Fire Halts The Launch of Japanese Space Station Mission

Japans’s Kounotori 8 International Space Station resupply mission has been scrubbed after a fire was discovered coming from the deck of the mobile launcher....
Vector Air Force contract has been awarded to Aevum.

Relinquished $4.9 Million Vector Air Force Contract Awarded to Aevum

An Air Force launch services contract initially awarded to Vector Launch has been awarded to Aevum after the former relinquished the contract due to...