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SpaceX founder and CEO has announced the development of a min-BFR Ship upper stage for the Falcon 9 rocket.

SpaceX to Test BFS Hardware on Upgraded Falcon 9 Upper Stage

SpaceX founder and CEO, Elon Musk has revealed plans to build an upgraded Falcon 9 second stage to test hardware for BFR. Musk revealed...
During a recent interview with Recode, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk expressed his support for the creation of a Space Force.

Musk the Latest Industry Heavyweight to Support “Space Force”

In a recent interview with technology site Recode, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk expressed his support for the creation of a “Space Force”....
The maiden launch of the ULA Vulcan rocket has slipped by more than a year to 2021.

Maiden ULA Vulcan Launch Slips to 2021

The maiden launch of the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Vulcan rocket is expected to slip by more than a year. ULA officials explained that...
NASA has confirmed that the faulty gyro on the Hubble Space Telescope appears to be operational once again.

NASA Makes Progress on Crippled Hubble

NASA officials have announced that the agency is making progress in resuming Hubble Space Telescope science operations. The telescope entered into safe mode on...
China are developing a recoverable satellite they hope to launch in the first half on 2018.

China to Offer Retrievable Reusable Satellites by 2019

China is in the final stages of developing a reusable next-generation retrievable satellite. The first satellite is currently undergoing testing, integration and assembly ahead...
Chinese officials have announced that the Long March 5 rocket would return to service in January 2019.

Long March 5 to Return to Service in January 2019

China’s Long March 5 heavy-lift rocket is set to return to service in January 2019. The Long March 5 is China’s largest launch vehicle. The...
The Hubble Space Telescope has entered into a safe mode following the failure of a gyro.

Gyro Failure Forces Hubble Space Telescope into Safe Mode

The Hubble Space Telescope entered safe mode on Friday, October 5 following a gyro failure. The telescope is, however, expected to return to service...
SpaceX Crew Dragon 2 and Boeing Starliner commercial crew test flights slip to 2019.

Commercial Crew Test Flights Slip to 2019

NASA officials have confirmed that both SpaceX and Boeing commercial crew test flights have been delayed. The revised dates shift all four test flights...
Lockheed Martin reveal plans to build 62-ton lunar lander.

Lockheed Martin Propose Massive Lunar Lander

Defense giant Lockheed Martin has unveiled plans to build a massive lunar lander that could accommodate a crew of 4 for up to two...
United Launch Alliance has selected the Blue Origin BE-4 engine to power the first stage of their Vulcan Centaur launch vehicle.

Billionaire Startup Beats Out Industry Stalwart for ULA Engine Contract

United Launch Alliance has selected the Blue Origin BE-4 engine to power their Vulcan Centaur launch vehicle. The announcement comes at the expense of...

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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has expressed the agency's desire to return to the moon as soon as possible.

NASA Aims to Return to the Moon This Year

NASA has revealed an ambitious plan to return to the moon this year with help from commercial partners. The announcement came during a briefing at...
NASA plans to map the sky with the Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx).

NASA Plans to Explore Millions of Galaxies with SPHEREx Spacecraft

NASA has announced a new mission that will attempt to map the sky in order to survey millions of galaxies. The agency hopes data...
NASA has official announced they will stop recovery efforts to revive the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Opportunity

NASA Officially Say Goodbye to Mars Opportunity Rover

During a briefing at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, agency officials announced that the Mars Exploration Rover, Opportunity has officially gone silent. The...
The Department of Defense has announced a review of the SpaceX Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle-class certification

DOD to Review Air Force Certification of SpaceX Falcon Launch Vehicles

The Departement of Defense Inspector General has announced it plans to review the Air Force’s decision to award the SpaceX Falcon 9 and Heavy...
To commemorate the opening of its new headwaters, Orbex has unveiled their Prime upper rocket stage.

Orbex Unveils Prime Rocket Stage with 3-D Printed Engine

At a glitzy VIP event to commemorate the opening of their new headquarters, small launch vehicle developer Orbex unveiled their Prime upper rocket stage....