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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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Arianespace launch PRISMA satellite aboard Vega rocket.

Arianespace Orbits 600th Payload Deploying PRISMA Earth Observation Satellite

Arianespace has successfully launched The PRISMA Earth observation satellite for the Italian Space Agency. The satellite was the 600th successfully deployed by the French...
The US Postal Service has released a pair of commemorative Apollo 11 stamps.

US Postal Service Announce Commemorative Apollo 11 Stamps

The US Postal Service (USPS) has announced a range of commemorative Apollo 11 stamps to celebrate the mission’s 50th anniversary. In a press release published...
Reports indicate that NASA will push the uncrewed test flight of the Boeing Starliner from April to August.

Boeing’s Uncrewed Starliner Mission Likely to Slip to August

According to Reuters, NASA is preparing to announce that the uncrewed test flight of the Boeing Starliner spacecraft will slip from April to August....
SpaceX has revealed that the company plans to begin Starship Hopper tests this week.

SpaceX to Conduct First Starship Hopper Test This Week

A public notice has revealed SpaceX plan to begin Starship Hopper tests tomorrow. The tests will involve short “hops” that will allow the company...
Omega release commemorative Apollo 11 Speedmaster.

Omega Release Limited Edition Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Speedmaster

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, Omega has released a limited edition remake of a watch presented...