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06 JUN 2018

New crew blasts off for ISS


A relatively inexperienced crew of two astronauts and a cosmonaut blasted off Wednesday from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for a five-month mission on the International Space Station. German Alexander Gerst of the European ... More
05 JUN 2018

SpaceX delays plans to send tourists around Moon: report


SpaceX will not send tourists around the Moon this year as previously announced, and will delay the project until the middle of next year, US media reported on Monday."A new timetable for the flight ... More
24 MAY 2018

UK to demand EU repayment in Brexit satellite row


Britain ramped up a Brexit space row with the EU on Thursday, saying it will demand repayment if it is excluded from the Galileo satellite navigation project.Newspaper reports suggested London could seek 1 billion ... More
23 MAY 2018

From ships to satellites: Scotland aims for the sky


A shipbuilding hub since the days of the British empire, the Scottish city of Glasgow is now reaching for the stars with a growing space satellite industry.Glasgow builds more satellites than any city outside ... More
23 MAY 2018

SpaceX rocket blasts off water-tracking satellite duo


A SpaceX rocket Tuesday blasted off a duo of sports car-sized satellites built by the US and Germany to reveal changes in sea level rise, ice melt and drought on Earth."Three, two, one, liftoff!" ... More
17 MAY 2018

Chinese private firm launches first space rocket


A suborbital rocket was launched into space Thursday by a start-up in China's burgeoning commercial aeronautics industry, as private firms snap at the heels of their dominant American rivals.OneSpace, the Beijing-based company behind the ... More
23 APR 2018

Angola loses first satellite, plans successor


Angola on Monday confirmed the premature death of its first national telecoms satellite, Angosat-1, which was launched in December and was expected to have a working life of 15 years.The Russian-made Angosat-1 struggled with ... More
23 MAR 2018

Two Americans, one Russian blast off for ISS


Two astronauts, a cosmonaut and a ball set to be used in the forthcoming football World Cup in Russia blasted off Wednesday for a two-day flight to the International Space Station. NASA's Drew ... More
07 FEB 2018

World's biggest rocket soars toward Mars after perfect launch


The world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla roadster toward an orbit near Mars.Screams and cheers erupted ... More
25 JAN 2018

SpaceX performs first 'static fire' of Falcon Heavy rocket


SpaceX on Wednesday test-fired its Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time in a launch pad experiment aimed at giving its main engines a trial workout before blasting off in the coming days.Touted as ... More
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