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PHOTOS: PROTON FIRES OFF THE LAUNCH PAD WITH TWO U.S.-BUILT SATELLITES

 Six RD-276 engines powered a Russian Proton rocket off the launch pad Wednesday at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, boosting...

SpaceX's next launch to mark another incremental step in rocket reusability

SPACEX'S NEXT LAUNCH TO MARK ANOTHER INCREMENTAL STEP IN ROCKET REUSABILITY

File photo of a SpaceX Falcon 9 booster returning to Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Credit: SpaceX SpaceX...

 
 
 
Morgan, Koch continue battery replacement work on spacewalk

MORGAN, KOCH CONTINUE BATTERY REPLACEMENT WORK ON SPACEWALK

EDITOR'S NOTE: Updated at 3 p.m. EDT after conclusion of spacewalk. STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION Credit: NASA Astronauts...

Alexei Leonov, world's first spacewalker, dies

ALEXEI LEONOV, WORLD'S FIRST SPACEWALKER, DIES

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION Russian cosmonaut Alexei Leonov. Credit: Roscosmos Legendary cosmonaut Alexei Leonov,...

 
 
 
NASA satellite to study ionosphere launches after two-year delay

NASA SATELLITE TO STUDY IONOSPHERE LAUNCHES AFTER TWO-YEAR DELAY

Artist's illustration of the Ionospheric Connection Explorer satellite. Credit: NASA A refrigerator-sized satellite soared into orbit...

NASA chief says SpaceX properly focused on Crew Dragon

NASA CHIEF SAYS SPACEX PROPERLY FOCUSED ON CREW DRAGON

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, center, speaks to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, right, while viewing an “OctaWeb” for one of SpaceX's Falcon...

 
 
 
Rockets purchased by Stratolaunch back under Northrop Grumman control

ROCKETS PURCHASED BY STRATOLAUNCH BACK UNDER NORTHROP GRUMMAN CONTROL

File photo of a Pegasus XL rocket inside the Building 1555 processing facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Credit: NASA/Randy...

Successful Proton launch deploys Eutelsat satellite, first Mission Extension Vehicle

SUCCESSFUL PROTON LAUNCH DEPLOYS EUTELSAT SATELLITE, FIRST MISSION EXTENSION VEHICLE

A Proton rocket with a Breeze M upper stage lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 6:17:56 a.m. EDT Wednesday. Credit:...

 
 
 

BOEING REVEALS TARGET DATES FOR INITIAL STARLINER TEST FLIGHTS

Boeing officials said Wednesday that the company is targeting Dec. 17 for the launch of the first unpiloted orbital test flight of...

Timeline for Pegasus XL's launch with NASA's ICON satellite

TIMELINE FOR PEGASUS XL'S LAUNCH WITH NASA'S ICON SATELLITE

Northrop Grumman's Pegasus XL rocket will take about 11 minutes to place NASA's Ionospheric Connection Explorer, or ICON, satellite...

 
 
 

LIVE COVERAGE: NASA SATELLITE TO RIDE AIR-LAUNCHED PEGASUS TO ORBIT WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL rocket with NASA's Ionospheric Connection Explorer satellite....

Pegasus rocket ready for airborne launch with NASA scientific satellite

PEGASUS ROCKET READY FOR AIRBORNE LAUNCH WITH NASA SCIENTIFIC SATELLITE

A Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL rocket is mounted underneath an L-1011 carrier jet, which will fire the launcher into orbit as soon as...

 
 
 
Q&A with Joe Anderson of Space Logistics LLC

Q&A WITH JOE ANDERSON OF SPACE LOGISTICS LLC

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Satellite industry's first robotic servicing mission ready for launch

SATELLITE INDUSTRY'S FIRST ROBOTIC SERVICING MISSION READY FOR LAUNCH

The Proton rocket's Breeze M upper stage, the MEV 1 satellite servicing spacecraft, and the Eutelsat 5 West B communications satellite...

 
 
 
NASA opens competition to build human-rated lunar landers

NASA OPENS COMPETITION TO BUILD HUMAN-RATED LUNAR LANDERS

Artist's illustration of a multi-stage human-rated lunar lander. Credit: NASA Companies have until Nov. 1 to submit proposals to NASA...

NASA may ask SpaceX to extend duration of Crew Dragon test flight

NASA MAY ASK SPACEX TO EXTEND DURATION OF CREW DRAGON TEST FLIGHT

NASA astronaut Bob Behnken is pictured during a formal verification of SpaceX's emergency escape system Sept. 18 at launch pad 39A...

 
 
 

WATCH LIVE: FIRST OF SIX SPACEWALKS THIS MONTH BEGINS OUTSIDE SPACE STATION

Astronauts Christina Koch and Andrew Morgan floated outside the International Space Station early Sunday to begin a planned six-and-a-half-hour...

China launches new Gaofen Earth-imaging satellite

CHINA LAUNCHES NEW GAOFEN EARTH-IMAGING SATELLITE

A Long March 4C rocket lifted off from the Taiyuan space center at 1851 GMT Friday. Credit: CCTV A Chinese Long March 4C rocket delivered...

 
 
 
Oceanography satellite ends 11-year mission

OCEANOGRAPHY SATELLITE ENDS 11-YEAR MISSION

Artist's concept of the Jason 2 spacecraft in orbit. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech A joint U.S.-European satellite mission that measured...

First all-female spacewalk on tap later this month

FIRST ALL-FEMALE SPACEWALK ON TAP LATER THIS MONTH

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch will step outside the International...

 
 
 



England's Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria marred by racist abuse

England's Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria marred by racist abuse

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Good Morning Britain viewers vote for Piers Morgan to be fired as poll...

Good Morning Britain viewers vote for Piers Morgan to be fired as poll majorly backfires

Good Morning Britain viewers have so far voted to remove Piers Morgan Good Morning Britain viewers have so far voted for Piers Morgan to be fired from his presenter role over... Read more ...

Raheem Sterling calls out Bulgaria coach after England players are racially...

Raheem Sterling calls out Bulgaria coach after England players are racially abused

Raheem Sterling was subjected to racial abuse by Bulgaria supporters Manchester City ace Raheem Sterling called out Bulgaria coach Krasimir Balakov after England's black... Read more ...

Bulgaria's PM demands FA president resigns after fans' racist chanting...

Bulgaria's PM demands FA president resigns after fans' racist chanting during England clash

The Prime Minister of Bulgaria has demanded that their FA president Borislav Mikhailov steps down over the shocking racist treatment that England's black players were subjected to. Read more ...

Pick your England team to take on Australia in the Rugby World Cup 2019...

Pick your England team to take on Australia in the Rugby World Cup 2019 quarter-finals

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England defender Tyrone Mings reveals racist abuse started during warm-up in...

England defender Tyrone Mings reveals racist abuse started during warm-up in Bulgaria

Tyrone Mings revealed he heard racist abuse in the warm-up ahead of his England debut as a 6-0 thrashing of Bulgaria was overshadowed by abhorrent behaviour from the home fans. Read more ...

Prince William and Kate Duke and Duchess of Cambridge start Pakistan tour...

Prince William and Kate Duke and Duchess of Cambridge start Pakistan tour with school visit

Kate and William are visiting the Islamabad Model College for Girls in the capital, touring classrooms and posing for a group picture with some of the young students. Read more ...

Police move in to remove ‘crusties' from Trafalgar Square and end XR protests

Police move in to remove ‘crusties' from Trafalgar Square and end XR protests

Police are now removing protesters from Trafalgar Square The climate change clearout has begun in central London after police told activists to stop protesting immediately or... Read more ...

Kate and William royal tour: Couple visit school amid huge security...

Kate and William royal tour: Couple visit school amid huge security operation in Pakistan

THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge began their first full day of their tour of Pakistan today by highlighting the importance of education for girls. Read more ...

Kate Middleton wears classic blue kurta for school visit on Pakistan tour

Kate Middleton wears classic blue kurta for school visit on Pakistan tour

Prince William and Kate Middleton landed at the Pakistani Air Force base in Rawalpind on Monday evening and are visiting a school in Islamabad on the first full day of the... Read more ...