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Launch of Japanese spy satellite postponed by nitrogen leak

LAUNCH OF JAPANESE SPY SATELLITE POSTPONED BY NITROGEN LEAK

A Japanese H-2A rocket stands on its launch pad Monday at the Tanegashima Space Center before officials scrubbed a launch attempt due...

SpaceX scrubs Starlink launch due to strong upper level winds

SPACEX SCRUBS STARLINK LAUNCH DUE TO STRONG UPPER LEVEL WINDS

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket stands vertical at Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 launch pad Monday before officials scrubbed the countdown due...

 
 
 
Watch a live view of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket counting down to liftoff

WATCH A LIVE VIEW OF SPACEX'S FALCON 9 ROCKET COUNTING DOWN TO LIFTOFF

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Bipartisan House bill spurns 2024 moon landing goal, favoring focus on Mars

BIPARTISAN HOUSE BILL SPURNS 2024 MOON LANDING GOAL, FAVORING FOCUS ON MARS

Rep. Kendra Horn , chair of the space and aeronautics subcommittee of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. Credit:...

 
 
 

LIVE COVERAGE: SPACEX GEARS UP FOR FALCON 9 LAUNCH MONDAY, WEATHER PERMITTING

Live coverage of SpaceX's preparations for the next Falcon 9 rocket launch from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida....

Timeline for Falcon 9 launch of Starlink satellites

TIMELINE FOR FALCON 9 LAUNCH OF STARLINK SATELLITES

Follow the key events of the Falcon 9 rocket's ascent to orbit with 60 satellites for SpaceX's Starlink broadband network. The 229-foot-tall...

 
 
 
Solar Orbiter launch delayed to Feb. 7

SOLAR ORBITER LAUNCH DELAYED TO FEB. 7

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket - seen without the Solar Orbiter spacecraft on top - completed a practice countdown at Cape...

SpaceX wins contract to launch Egyptian communications satellite

SPACEX WINS CONTRACT TO LAUNCH EGYPTIAN COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE

File photo of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifting off from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Credit: SpaceX SpaceX and the Egyptian...

 
 
 

SPACEWALK UNDERWAY TO FINISH REPAIRS TO SPACE STATION COSMIC RAY DETECTOR

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION  Installing new coolant pumps in a $2 billion cosmic ray detector aboard the International...

Photos: Solar Orbiter encapsulated inside launch shroud

PHOTOS: SOLAR ORBITER ENCAPSULATED INSIDE LAUNCH SHROUD

The Solar Orbiter spacecraft was encapsulated inside the Atlas 5 rocket's payload fairing Jan. 20. Credit: NASA/Ben Smegelsky The Airbus-built...

 
 
 
ULA team completes countdown practice run before Solar Orbiter launch

ULA TEAM COMPLETES COUNTDOWN PRACTICE RUN BEFORE SOLAR ORBITER LAUNCH

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket is pictured during a countdown dress rehearsal Friday at Cape Canaveral's Complex 41 launch...

Prototypes for new Chinese crew capsule and space station arrive at launch site

PROTOTYPES FOR NEW CHINESE CREW CAPSULE AND SPACE STATION ARRIVE AT LAUNCH SITE

A prototype of China's new crew capsule will launch as soon as April on an unpiloted test flight in Earth orbit. Credit: CCTV The next...

 
 
 
SpaceX releases preliminary results from Crew Dragon abort test

SPACEX RELEASES PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM CREW DRAGON ABORT TEST

SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule is offloaded from the company's recovery ship, Go Searcher, after returning to Port Canaveral on Jan....

Firefly confirms ‘anomaly' and fire during first stage hotfire test

FIREFLY CONFIRMS ‘ANOMALY' AND FIRE DURING FIRST STAGE HOTFIRE TEST

Firefly Aerospace tweeted this picture Wednesday evening, writing that teams were loading liquid oxygen into a test version of the...

 
 
 

BOEING WITHDRAWS FROM DARPA SPACEPLANE PROGRAM

 After receiving more than $150 million in U.S. military funding to design and develop a reusable winged spaceplane named Phantom...

NASA invites public to vote on name for Mars 2020 rover

NASA INVITES PUBLIC TO VOTE ON NAME FOR MARS 2020 ROVER

The Mars 2020 rover is seen during a drive test in December at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA...

 
 
 
NRO, the U.S. spy satellite agency, preps for first dedicated launch from foreign soil

NRO, THE U.S. SPY SATELLITE AGENCY, PREPS FOR FIRST DEDICATED LAUNCH FROM FOREIGN SOIL

The payload shroud for Rocket Lab's next mission - designed NROL-151 by the National Reconnaissance Office - is pictured inside a processing...

Watch a live view of Atlas 5 launch pad at Cape Canaveral

WATCH A LIVE VIEW OF ATLAS 5 LAUNCH PAD AT CAPE CANAVERAL

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Video: Falcon 9 test-fired before fourth Starlink launch

VIDEO: FALCON 9 TEST-FIRED BEFORE FOURTH STARLINK LAUNCH

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Live coverage: SpaceX evaluating launch date for next Falcon 9 mission

LIVE COVERAGE: SPACEX EVALUATING LAUNCH DATE FOR NEXT FALCON 9 MISSION

Live coverage of SpaceX's next Falcon 9 rocket launch from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The mission will...

 
 
 



Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal can only beat Novak Djokovic on one condition...

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal can only beat Novak Djokovic on one condition - Wilander

Novak Djokovic has been imperious on his way to the Australian Open semi-finals. Read more ...

Nicholas Parsons dies aged 96

Nicholas Parsons dies aged 96

Nicholas Parsons has died English actor Nicholas Parsons has died at the age of 96, his agent confirmed today. A statement issued by his agent Jean Diamond, on behalf of his... Read more ...

Meet Love Island 2020 contestant Wallace Wilson - his journey in the villa...

Meet Love Island 2020 contestant Wallace Wilson - his journey in the villa so far

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Huawei 5G hardware gets thumbs up from UK government

Huawei 5G hardware gets thumbs up from UK government

Huawei hardware will continue to be allowed to be part of the UK's 5G network infrastructure but with restrictions, as the government has decided against an outright ban. Under... Read more ...

Boris Johnson defies Trump and gives Huawei the green light to develop...

Boris Johnson defies Trump and gives Huawei the green light to develop Britain's 5G network

Boris Johnson gives the green light to Huawei to develop the UK's 5G network. The UK government has defied the US to give Chinese company a role in improving the UK's digital... Read more ...

“We limit careers, that's how it is” - Jurgen Klopp responds to criticism of...

“We limit careers, that's how it is” - Jurgen Klopp responds to criticism of FA Cup replay decision

Jurgen Klopp has dismissed criticism surrounding his decision to delegate the FA Cup fourth-round replay with Shrewsbury to Liverpool's under-23s.... Read more ...

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may have secret reason for Alexis Sanchez...

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may have secret reason for Alexis Sanchez return

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Alexis Sanchez will return from his loan spell with Inter Milan, after talking with Ed Woodward behind the scenes. But all... Read more ...

Eastenders' Bex Fowler exit confirmed as actress dramatically quits BBC soap...

Eastenders' Bex Fowler exit confirmed as actress dramatically quits BBC soap - here's why

EASTENDERS actress Jasmine Armfield has made a dramatic announcement confirming her exit from the soap after a five-year stint playing Bex Fowler. Might this be connected to... Read more ...

Eriksen completes £17m move to Inter; Spurs exercise Lo Celso option

Eriksen completes £17m move to Inter; Spurs exercise Lo Celso option

Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen has joined Inter Milan on a four-and-a-half-year contract. The 27-year-old, who was out of contract in the summer, has signed for the... Read more ...

Grenfell disaster: Firms which refurbished tower 'knew cladding would be...

Grenfell disaster: Firms which refurbished tower 'knew cladding would be fire risk'

Several firms responsible for refurbishing Grenfell Tower knew its cladding would be a fire risk before it was installed, according to emails shown to the public inquiry into... Read more ...