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July 22, 2018

SpaceX delivers for Telesat with successful early morning launch

An upgraded model of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket fired into orbit early Sunday from Florida’s Space Coast, hoisting a record-setting 7.8-ton (nearly 7.1-metric ton) communications satellite […]
May 2, 2018

SpaceX and Boeing spacecraft may not become operational until 2020

“The contractors have had difficulty executing aggressive schedules.” A new report provides some insight into the challenges that SpaceX and Boeing are facing when it comes […]
February 15, 2018

A Solar Storm Is Approaching Earth

A moderate solar flare early this week has generated charged particles that will light up the atmosphere — and could impact power grids and satellites — […]
February 7, 2018

This may be the moment SpaceX opened the cosmos to the masses

“It gives me confidence that BFR is really quite workable.” Elon Musk reveled in the moment on Tuesday night after his Falcon Heavy rocket flew into […]
January 23, 2018

NASA Astronauts Take Spacewalk Outside Space Station: Watch It Live

Update: NASA TV is back on the air this morning after the government shutdown was lifted last night. You can now watch the live webcast here, courtesy […]
January 18, 2018

Delays and safety concerns mar NASA’s plans to fly astronauts on commercial spacecraft

SpaceX and Boeing still have a long road ahead to crewed flights NASA’s ambitious initiative to fly astronauts on commercial spacecraft continues to suffer from schedule […]
January 17, 2018

Space Fever in Astronauts Could Jeopardize Landing on Mars

Astronauts in space suffer from persistently elevated body temperature, which can reach up to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius) when they exercise, a new study […]
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 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 […]