Launches

November 4, 2019

NASA Science, Cargo Heads to Space Station on Northrop Grumman Mission

On the 19th anniversary of the arrival of the first crew to live aboard the International Space Station, a Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft is on its […]
October 30, 2019

NASA astronaut details fall to Earth after failed Soyuz launch

Astronaut Nick Hague talked to media for the first time since surviving an aborted launch to the International Space Station and shared what it was like […]
October 25, 2019

SpaceX to test astronaut capsule next week, a critical milestone after April explosion

In about a week SpaceX expects to conduct a key test of the capsule it is developing to launch astronauts, as the company looks to show […]
October 4, 2019

Blue Origin may miss goal of crewed suborbital flights in 2019

WASHINGTON — The chief executive of Blue Origin said Oct. 2 it was increasingly unlikely the company would start flying people on its New Shepard suborbital […]
September 29, 2019

Elon Musk aims to put SpaceX’s Starship in orbit in six months

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk would like his Starship spacecraft to make it to orbit in six months, he said during an evening presentation on September 28. […]
September 18, 2019

SpaceX’s orbital Starship prototype construction progress detailed in new photos

SpaceX  is making progress assembling its Starship orbital spacecraft prototype, as seen in new photos shared by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk . This full-scale testing version of the Starship […]
August 28, 2019

SpaceX Starhopper rocket prototype takes giant leap for Elon Musk

A very early version of Elon Musk’s Mars Starship blasts to new heights. After a few false starts, the prototype of Elon Musk’s Mars rocket made a spectacular […]
August 25, 2019

Russian spacecraft carrying humanoid robot fails to dock

A spacecraft carrying Russia’s humanoid robot failed to dock with the International Space Station on Saturday morning, Russian state news agencies reported. Fedor, also known as Skybot F-850, is a […]
August 23, 2019

The last single-stick Delta rocket launched Thursday, and it put on a show

On Thursday morning, United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV Medium rocket took flight for the final time. Beneath clear blue skies at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station […]