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SpaceX Crew Dragon 2 and Boeing Starliner commercial crew test flights slip to 2019.

Commercial Crew Test Flights Slip to 2019

NASA officials have confirmed that both SpaceX and Boeing commercial crew test flights have been delayed. The revised dates shift all four test flights...
Lockheed Martin reveal plans to build 62-ton lunar lander.

Lockheed Martin Propose Massive Lunar Lander

Defense giant Lockheed Martin has unveiled plans to build a massive lunar lander that could accommodate a crew of 4 for up to two...
United Launch Alliance has selected the Blue Origin BE-4 engine to power the first stage of their Vulcan Centaur launch vehicle.

Billionaire Startup Beats Out Industry Stalwart for ULA Engine Contract

United Launch Alliance has selected the Blue Origin BE-4 engine to power their Vulcan Centaur launch vehicle. The announcement comes at the expense of...
China unveil Chang'e-4 rover details and announce competition to name the rover.

China Release Shortlist of 10 Names for the Chang’e 4 Lunar Rover

A 10-name shortlist for the Chang’e 4 lunar rover has been released following the close of a public contest. A final decision on the...
RemoveDEBRIS satellite captures cubesat in experimental net.

RemoveDEBRIS Satellite Performs World’s First In-Orbit Space Junk Capture

An experimental satellite developed by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL), Airbus and others has successfully captured a target cubesat with a net while orbiting...
SpaceX has revealed that Yusaku Maezawa will be the first commercial passenger for the provider's BFR vehicle.

SpaceX Reveal First Commercial BFR Passenger

SpaceX has announced that Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be the first commercial BFR passenger. The mission is currently scheduled for 2023 with Maezawa...
ISS commander denies crew involvement in station leak.

Space Station Commander Denies Crew Involvement in Soyuz Leak

International Space Station Expedition 56 commander Drew Feustel has denied that his crew had anything to do with a leak discovered late last month....
Chinese launch provider LandSpace prepare to launch the county's first private orbital vehicle.

LandSpace Prepares to Launch China’s First Private Orbital Mission

Private Chinese launch provider LandSpace Technology is preparing to launch the country’s first private orbital rocket launch. The provider’s Zhuque-1 launch vehicle has been...
Crew aboard the International Space Station have repaired a leak that cause a slight loss of cabin pressure.

Crew Repair Leak in Russian Module of the ISS

The crew of the International Space Station has repaired a small leak in the Russian segment of the station that resulted in a small...
As SpaceX install crew access arm to Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in preparation of their first commercial crew launch.

SpaceX Raise Futuristic Crew Access Arm at Pad 39A

In preparation for the first crewed Dragon launches early next year, SpaceX have completed the installation of a crew access arm at the historic...

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China are developing a recoverable satellite they hope to launch in the first half on 2018.

China to Offer Retrievable Reusable Satellites by 2019

China is in the final stages of developing a reusable next-generation retrievable satellite. The first satellite is currently undergoing testing, integration and assembly ahead...
Chinese officials have announced that the Long March 5 rocket would return to service in January 2019.

Long March 5 to Return to Service in January 2019

China’s Long March 5 heavy-lift rocket is set to return to service in January 2019. The Long March 5 is China’s largest launch vehicle. The...
Expedition 57/58 crewmembers Alexey Ovchinin and NASA's Nick Hague are on their way to the International Space Station.

Soyuz MS-10 Crew to Make Emergency Landing

Following an "issue with the booster" during the launch of Soyuz MS-10, the two-man crew was forced to return to Earth in ballistic descent...
The Hubble Space Telescope has entered into a safe mode following the failure of a gyro.

Gyro Failure Forces Hubble Space Telescope into Safe Mode

The Hubble Space Telescope entered safe mode on Friday, October 5 following a gyro failure. The telescope is, however, expected to return to service...
China launch their 27th orbital mission of 2018 deploying two Yaogan reconnaissance satellites aboard a Long March 2C.

China Launch Twin Reconnaissance Satellites Aboard Upgraded Long March 2C

China has launched their 27th orbital mission of 2018 deploying a pair of Yaogan reconnaissance satellites into orbit. This morning’s launch was also the...