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13 NOV 2017

Orbital ATK launches eighth cargo mission to space


An unmanned cargo ship packed with 7,400 pounds (3,350 kilograms) of food and supplies for the astronauts living at the International Space Station blasted off Sunday from Wallops Island, Virginia.Orbital ATK's barrel-shaped Cygnus cargo ... More
05 NOV 2017

Russia embezzlement probe at rocket firm Soyuz


Russian authorities said Friday they had launched an inquiry into alleged embezzlement at the Progress factory which develops Soyuz rockets for the country's space industry."Two investigations into abuse of power have been opened" into ... More
31 OCT 2017

SpaceX launches Korean satellite, sticks rocket landing


SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket Monday carrying a South Korean communications satellite to boost broadband coverage for southeast Asia and the Middle East, and stuck its 19th rocket landing in two years.The tall, ... More
27 OCT 2017
Saudi Arabia to invest $1 billion in Virgin Galactic

Saudi Arabia to invest $1 billion in Virgin Galactic


Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund on Thursday announced a $1 billion investment in British billionaire Richard Branson's space tourism company Virgin Galactic.The announcement ... More
18 OCT 2017

Russia's space agency says glitch in manned Soyuz landing


A manned Soyuz rocket suffered a partial loss of pressure as it returned to Earth earlier this year, Russia's space agency said Wednesday, in the latest glitch to hit the country's space industry.The incident ... More
13 OCT 2017

Russia launches European satellite to monitor Earth's atmosphere


Russia on Friday launched a European satellite dedicated to monitoring the Earth's atmosphere, the protective layer that shields the planet from the sun's radiation, live footage from the cosmodrome showed.The Sentinel-5P orbiter took off ... More
10 OCT 2017

SpaceX launches 10 satellites for Iridium mobile network


SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 rocket on Monday carrying 10 satellites to bolster the global data communications network for Virginia-based company, Iridium.The white rocket blasted off at 5:37 am (1237 GMT), before sunrise, from ... More
04 OCT 2017

Sputnik, the tiny sphere that launched the space race


When the Soviet Union launched the first artificial satellite 60 years ago, it marked both the beginning of space exploration and the start of a race between Moscow and Washington.Sputnik, the tiny silver sphere ... More
29 SEP 2017

SpaceX's Musk unveils plan to reach Mars by 2022


Futurist and inventor Elon Musk unveiled ambitious plans Friday to send cargo ships to Mars in five years and use rockets to carry people between Earth's major cities in under half-an-hour.The founder of SpaceX ... More
28 SEP 2017

Chinese moon missions delayed by rocket failure: report


Two Chinese lunar missions will be delayed by the failed launch of a powerful rocket in July, a state-run newspaper said, in a setback for the country's ambitious space programme.Beijing sees its multi-billion-dollar forays ... More
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