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Cargo mission to space station is set to launch this week

The unmanned Cygnus cargo craft will carry 7,500 pounds of groceries, hardware and research.

13 Nov 2018 8:31 AM

Europe backs own space launchers amid growing competition

The move is a response to the US government’s decision to award lucrative launch contracts to private American space companies.

30 Oct 2018 11:44 AM

Virgin Atlantic's special Boeing 747 will launch rockets soon

Virgin Orbit’s Launcher One rocket will deliver satellites to orbit while launched from a Boeing 747.

27 Oct 2018 1:53 PM

The rockets that are pushing the boundaries of space travel

SpaceX has shaken up the satellite launch sector, with more than 55 launches of its Falcon 9 rocket since 2010.

27 Jun 2018 8:17 AM

SpaceX postpones its first commercial launch of updated Falcon 9 rocket

The rocket’s onboard computers halted the countdown about one minute before the Block-5 edition of the Falcon 9 was set to blast off.

11 May 2018 9:11 AM


Elon Musk’s Falcon 9 deploys 10 satellites, but loses its nose

The nose was said to “impact water at high speed,” with Elon Musk not confirming successful recovery.

31 Mar 2018 2:06 PM

European satellite launches to go ahead after Ariane 5 failure

An independent investigation found that the cause of the error was that the rocket was fed with incorrect data.

03 Mar 2018 11:34 AM

SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California

The rocket’s primary payload was a satellite named PAZ for Spanish satellite operator Hisdesat.

23 Feb 2018 8:22 AM

Satellite launch from California is delayed

The launch has been postponed to early Wednesday due to the need for more inspections.

19 Feb 2018 8:48 AM

Roadster car now flying toward asteroid belt beyond Mars

The world’s first space sports car is cruising toward the asteroid belt, well beyond Mars.

08 Feb 2018 9:14 AM


Check out photos of SpaceX's 'Starman' driving beyond earth on a Tesla Roadster

With liftoff, the Heavy became the most powerful rocket in use, doubling the liftoff punch of its closest competitor.

07 Feb 2018 1:38 PM

Close shave for 180 SpiceJet passengers after rockets land near Kabul airport

The Taliban has said on Twitter that US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, who was visiting Kabul, was the target of the attack.

28 Sep 2017 8:09 AM

1 killed, 4 hurt in gunfire and bomb attack in Turkey

One person was killed and four people were wounded in the attacks and one of the assailants was killed, officials said.

09 Jun 2017 8:36 PM

ISRO’s ‘Fat Boy’ to have maiden flight today

Next generation heavy launch vehicle will place GSAT-19 into orbit.

05 Jun 2017 1:35 AM