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China unveil Chang'e-4 rover details and announce competition to name the rover.

China Release Shortlist of 10 Names for the Chang’e 4 Lunar Rover

A 10-name shortlist for the Chang’e 4 lunar rover has been released following the close of a public contest. A final decision on the...
RemoveDEBRIS satellite captures cubesat in experimental net.

RemoveDEBRIS Satellite Performs World’s First In-Orbit Space Junk Capture

An experimental satellite developed by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL), Airbus and others has successfully captured a target cubesat with a net while orbiting...
SpaceX has revealed that Yusaku Maezawa will be the first commercial passenger for the provider's BFR vehicle.

SpaceX Reveal First Commercial BFR Passenger

SpaceX has announced that Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be the first commercial BFR passenger. The mission is currently scheduled for 2023 with Maezawa...
ISS commander denies crew involvement in station leak.

Space Station Commander Denies Crew Involvement in Soyuz Leak

International Space Station Expedition 56 commander Drew Feustel has denied that his crew had anything to do with a leak discovered late last month....
Chinese launch provider LandSpace prepare to launch the county's first private orbital vehicle.

LandSpace Prepares to Launch China’s First Private Orbital Mission

Private Chinese launch provider LandSpace Technology is preparing to launch the country’s first private orbital rocket launch. The provider’s Zhuque-1 launch vehicle has been...
Crew aboard the International Space Station have repaired a leak that cause a slight loss of cabin pressure.

Crew Repair Leak in Russian Module of the ISS

The crew of the International Space Station has repaired a small leak in the Russian segment of the station that resulted in a small...
As SpaceX install crew access arm to Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in preparation of their first commercial crew launch.

SpaceX Raise Futuristic Crew Access Arm at Pad 39A

In preparation for the first crewed Dragon launches early next year, SpaceX have completed the installation of a crew access arm at the historic...
China unveil Chang'e-4 rover details and announce competition to name the rover.

China Unveil Chang’e-4 Rover Details

Late Wednesday, officials from the China National space Administration unveiled images of the Chang'e-4 rover. The rover, which is set to be launched to...
NASA astronaut tested the Boeing Emergency Egress System (EES) zip line at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Launch Complex 41.

Astronauts Test Boeing’s Emergency Zip Line

In preparation for the first crewed test flights of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner capsule, four of the astronauts selected to crew the spacecraft participated...
Nine astronauts have been selected to crew the first four mission of the NASA Commercial Crew Program.

NASA Select Crews for Dragon and Starliner Test Flights

NASA officials have announced the astronauts that will serve on the first crews of the Commercial Crew Program. The announcement included 9 astronauts, 5...

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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...