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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...
A Delta II rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 17.

Historic Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 17 Towers Demolished

A pair of mobile gantries at the historic Space Launch Complex 17 at Cape Canaveral have been demolished. The towers were primarily utilised to...
AR-22 Phanton Express engine test fire on July 2.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Complete Phantom Express Engine Testing

Aerojet Rocketdyne has successfully completed a grueling testing regime of the engine being developed for DARPA’s Phantom Express spaceplane. During testing, the AR-22 engine...
DARPA put the AR-22 Phantom Express spaceplane engine through its paces.

DARPA Testing Phantom Express Spaceplane Engine

DARPA is currently putting the AR-22 engine that will power their supersonic Phantom Express spaceplane through its paces. Built by Aerojet Rocketdyne, the AR-22...
Soviet N1 Moon Rocket.

The Failure of the Soviet N1 Moon Rocket

The N1 rocket was developed by the Soviets to compete with the US Saturn rocket in the cold war race to the moon. Ultimately,...
SpaceX CRS-15 Dragon capsule successfully captured and installed onto the International Space Station.

CRS-15 Dragon Docks with ISS

The SpaceX CRS-15 Dragon capsule has been successfully captured and installed onto the International Space Station (ISS). CRS-15 is carrying around 2,600 kilograms (5,900...
NASA push the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope to Early 2021.

James Webb Launch Pushed to 2021

The launch of the James Webb Space Telescope has been pushed to early 2021 as it suffers additional setbacks. NASA officials established the new...
Blue Origin representative confirms provider is set to begin selling suborbital spaceflight tickets.

Blue Origin to Begin Selling Suborbital Spaceflight Tickets as Early as 2019

Space tourism provider Blue Origin is set to begin selling tickets for suborbital spaceflights aboard their New Shepard vehicle as early as next year....
President Trump directs Pentagon to create Space Force.

Trump calls for the creation of a “Space Force”

At a meeting of the National Space Council on June 18, US President Donald Trump directed the Pentagon to create a Space Force as...

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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...