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SpaceX has successfully test fired the first Starship Hopper Raptor engine.

SpaceX Test Fire First Starship Hopper Raptor Engine

Update: It was incorrectly stated that the test occurred at the Boca Chica. The test was, in fact, performed at the SpaceX Rocket Development...
Boeing are close to completing the first SLS Core Stage.

Boeing Near Completion of NASA’s First SLS Core Stage

The primary contractor for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), Boeing is nearing the completion of the first SLS Core Stage. NASA hopes to launch...
SpaceX has announced that it plans to lay off around 10% of the company's workforce.

SpaceX to Lay Off 10% of Workforce

Late Friday, it was revealed that SpaceX is planning to lay off around 10% of its workforce. In a statement, the company attributed a...
Construction of the Starship Hopper is progressing at SpaceX's Boca Chica facility.

SpaceX Prepare for Early 2019 Starship Hopper Test

SpaceX founder and CEO, Elon Musk has revealed that the company is aiming to launch the first Starship Hopper test in the coming months....
2019 is set to be a year of first for commercial crew partners NASA, Boeing and SpaceX.

2019: The Year of Commercial Crew Firsts

In 2019, the United States plans to once again launch homegrown crewed spacecraft. NASA’s commercial partners, Boeing and SpaceX are scheduled to launch both...
Sierra Nevada Corporation has recieved approval from NASA to begin production of their Dream Chaser spacecraft.

NASA Approve Production of Dream Chaser Spacecraft

Sierra Nevada Corporation has successfully completed NASA’s Integration Review 4 (IR4), the final hurdle before starting production of the company's Dream Chaser spacecraft. With...
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...
NASA has confirmed that the uncrewed SpaceX Crew Dragon launch is scheduled for January 7, 2019.

NASA Confirm January Launch Date for SpaceX Crew Dragon Flight

NASA has confirmed that the first Commercial Crew Program test flight is expected to launch on January 7, 2019. The uncrewed SpaceX Crew Dragon...
Elon Musk announced on Twitter that SpaceX has redesigned the BFR and scrapped planned upgrades to the Falcon 9 upper stage.

Musk Hints at New BFR Design Updates

SpaceX founder and CEO, Elon Musk hinted on Twitter that the company had again redesigned the much-anticipated BFR vehicle. At the same time, Musk...
Rocket Lab has secured an addtional $140 million in fuding during a Series E financing round.

Rocket Lab Secures $140 Million in Additional Funding

Rocket Lab has announced a successful Series E financing round. The small lunch vehicle provider has secured $140 million in funding to begin aggressively...

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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...