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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...
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...

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Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev complete almost 8-hour spacewalk to inspect the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft.

Russian Cosmonauts Tear into Soyuz MS-09 Spacecraft During Spacewalk

During an almost 8-hour spacewalk, Russian cosmonauts used a knife and shears to inspect the damaged Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft. The inspection comes ahead of...
Voyager 2 has become only the second spacecraft to ever escape the Sun's heliosphere and enter interstellar space.

Voyager 2 Joins its Counterpart in Interstellar Space

NASA’s Voyager team has confirmed that Voyager 2 has become the second spacecraft to exit the Sun’s Heliosphere and enter interstellar space. Voyager 2...
China has successfully launched their historic Chang’e-4 lunar mission to the far side of the moon.

China Launch Mission to Far Side of the Moon

China successfully launched a landmark lunar mission over the weekend. The Chang’e-4 lander will attempt the world’s first soft landing on the far side...
China launch their 35th orbital mission of 2018 deploying the SaudiSat-5A and 5B satellites and several microsatellites.

China Launch Saudi Earth Observation Satellites

China has launched two Earth observation satellites for Saudi Arabia. The launch was China’s 35th of 2018 with the 36th currently scheduled to liftoff...
SpaceX CEO shared videos of the Falcon 9 CRS-16 mishap on Twitter.

Musk Shares CRS-16 Booster Mishap Footage

Following yesterday’s launch of the 16th SpaceX ISS resupply mission, a Block 5 Falcon 9 booster took an unexpected swim. SpaceX had planned for...