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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...
Honeybee Robotics successfully complete a test of their PlanetVac sample return system.

PlanetVac Sample Return System Successfully Completes Test

Honeybee Robotics’ PlanetVac has successfully completed a real-world sample return test aboard a Masten Space Systems’ Xodiac rocket. The test was conducted on May...
PLD have secure funding to being building their Arion 1 rocket.

PLD Secure Funding for Arion 1 Rocket

Aeronautical startup PLD Space has completed their Series A fundraising securing an additional €9 million. The Spanish startup will use the injection of capital...

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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...
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has been successfully launched aboard a three-stage Delta IV Heavy rocket.

NASA Launch Mission to Touch the Sun

Early on Sunday morning, NASA's Parker Solar Probe launched aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket. With the aid of a...
NASA has completed the first data downlink for their exoplanet hunter, TESS.

NASA Complete First TESS Data Downlink

NASA has successfully completed their first downlink from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). The data will be shared with hundreds of scientists who...
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...
SpaceX has successfully launched their first flight-proven Falcon 9 deploying the Merah Putih satellite for Telkom Indonesia.

SpaceX Launch First Flight-Proven Block 5 Booster

During an early morning launch, SpaceX successfully deployed the Merah Putih satellite for Southeast Asian telecommunications giant, Telkom Indonesia. The launch was the first...