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January 8, 2018

SpaceX launches secretive Zuma spacecraft

SpaceX kicked off the new year with a mystery-shrouded mission to deliver a government spacecraft, called Zuma, into orbit. After more than a month of delays, […]
January 7, 2018

Apollo Astronaut Edgar Mitchell Dies at Age 85

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, lunar module pilot on Apollo 14, passed away Thursday in West Palm Beach, Fla., on the eve of the 45thanniversary of his lunar […]
January 6, 2018

Russia pushing to partner with NASA on lunar gateway

Russia is assembling a new group of engineers who will be responsible for crafting the nation’s lunar exploration strategy. It’s another sign that a highly ambitious […]
January 4, 2018

NASA’s new 60th anniversary logo depicts ‘historic past and inspiring future’

January 3, 2018 — NASA is marking its 60th anniversary year with a new commemorative logo. The aviation and space agency revealed the design on its […]
January 3, 2018

Sorry sci-fi fans, real wars in space not the stuff of Hollywood

Non‐kinetic attacks like jamming and interference are occurring more often. They are cheaper and easier to pull off than full-on kinetic destruction of satellites. WASHINGTON — […]
January 2, 2018

NASA willing to consider flying researchers on commercial suborbital vehicles

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — As commercial suborbital vehicles capable of carrying both payloads and people prepare to enter service, NASA officials say they’re willing to consider allowing […]
December 31, 2017

Angosat-1 communications restored after post-launch glitch

GLASSBORO, New Jersey — Angola’s new satellite is communicating normally with ground teams again after losing contact shortly following launch. Moscow-based Energia, manufacturer of Angosat-1, as well […]
December 30, 2017

NASA Is Considering Sending a “Dragonfly” Drone to an Alien World

With its vast oceans and methane-filled rivers and lakes, Titan is a prime candidate for the search for extraterrestrial life. While our knowledge of Saturn’s largest moon grew tremendously thanks to […]
December 29, 2017

Russian satellite lost after being set to launch from wrong spaceport

Deputy prime minister admits programmers gave the $45m device coordinates for Baikonur rather than Vostochny cosmodrome. Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Wednesday the […]