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A new budget has cut funding for the upgraded Block 1B variant of NASA's SLS rocket.

Development of NASA’s SLS Rocket Suffers Under Proposed 2020 Budget

The White House's proposed 2020 fiscal year budget seeks to shelve the development of an upgraded version of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS). The...

Firefly Aerospace to Build Production Facility and Cape Canaveral Launch Site

Just two years after filing for bankruptcy, private launch provider Firefly Aerospace has announced plans to build a mass production facility and a launch...
Boeing are close to completing the first SLS Core Stage.

NASA’s SLS Program Likely to Suffer Additional Launch Delays

NASA has announced that it is currently “reassessing” the launch of the agency’s first Space Launch System (SLS) mission, likely suggesting delays. Currently, NASA’s SLS...

SpaceX DM-1 Crew Dragon Performs Flawless Autonomous Docking with ISS

The first SpaceX Crew Dragon mission performed a flawless autonomous docking with the International Space Station (ISS) early yesterday. The SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo-1...
ArianeGroup and CNES partnership, ArianeWorks announce the development of the reusable Themis vehicle.

ArianeGroup Reveals New Launcher Heavily Influenced by Falcon 9

In a bid to compete with SpaceX, French launch provider ArianeGroup has unveiled a new low-cost vehicle that borrows heavily from the design of...
NASA has launched a daily Mars weather report.

NASA Announce New Daily Mars Weather Report

NASA has announced a new daily Mars weather report utilising data collected by the agency’s InSight lander. The report features temperature, wind speeds and...
NASA has received a budget increase of $1.6 billion for 2019.

NASA Receives Unexpected $1.6 Billion Budget Increase

An appropriations bill signed by President Trump on February 15 has increased NASA’s budget for the fiscal year 2019 to $21.5 billion, an increase...
RemoveDEBRIS harpoon test successful.

RemoveDEBRIS Satellite Harpoons Target While Orbiting Earth

A satellite designed to test experimental methods of dealing with space junk has successfully harpooned a target while orbiting Earth. The test follows another...
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....

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The Fisher Space Pen company has released a commemorative Apollo 11 space pen.

Fisher Release $700 Commemorative Apollo 11 Pen

The Fisher Space Pen company has released a limited-edition pen to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon. Fisher...
Budweiser release a commemorative Apollo 11 Moon landing beer.

Budweiser Release Limited-Edition Commemorative Apollo 11 Beer

Budweiser has released a limited-edition beer to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. According to the company, the Discovery Reserve American Red...
A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has suffered a catastrophic failure during testing.

Video: Crew Dragon Spacecraft Suffers Catastrophic Failure During Testing

A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has suffered a catastrophic failure that has reportedly “all but destroyed” the vehicle. The failure occurred during testing of...
The wreckage of Falcon Heavy core booster B1055 returns to port.

Wreckage of the Falcon Heavy Core that Toppled Over in Rough Seas Returns to...

The wreckage of the Falcon Heavy core booster that toppled over in rough seas last week has returned to port at Cape Canaveral. The...
Christina Koch's 328-day stay aboard the International Space Station will break the record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman

NASA Announce Record-Setting Extended ISS Stay for Christina Koch

NASA and the agency’s International Space Station (ISS) partners have announced a revised crew schedule that will see Christina Koch remain onboard the station...