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Photos: Atlas 5 soars into clear skies over Cape Canaveral

PHOTOS: ATLAS 5 SOARS INTO CLEAR SKIES OVER CAPE CANAVERAL

Propelled by five strap-on solid rocket boosters and a Russian-made kerosene-fueled RD-180 main engine, a United Launch Alliance Atlas...

NASA, JAXA assign two more astronauts to second piloted Crew Dragon flight

NASA, JAXA ASSIGN TWO MORE ASTRONAUTS TO SECOND PILOTED CREW DRAGON FLIGHT

JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi on-board the International Space Station in 2010. Credit: NASA Veteran astronauts Soichi Noguchi and...

 
 
 
Lean team readies ESA's Mercury-bound BepiColombo for planetary flyby

LEAN TEAM READIES ESA'S MERCURY-BOUND BEPICOLOMBO FOR PLANETARY FLYBY

Artist's illustration of the BepiColombo spacecraft during its gravity assist flyby of Earth. Credit: ESA/ATG Medialab One job deemed...

OneWeb files for bankruptcy

ONEWEB FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY

Illustration of OneWeb's satellite network. Credit: Airbus OneWeb - three launches into a series of nearly 20 missions to deploy 650...

 
 
 
NASA picks SpaceX to deliver cargo to Gateway station in lunar orbit

NASA PICKS SPACEX TO DELIVER CARGO TO GATEWAY STATION IN LUNAR ORBIT

Illustration of the SpaceX Dragon XL as it is deployed from the Falcon Heavy's second stage in high Earth orbit on its way to the Gateway...

Citing coronavirus concerns, Rocket Lab pauses launch operations

CITING CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS, ROCKET LAB PAUSES LAUNCH OPERATIONS

This aerial view of Rocket Lab's Launch Complex 1 in New Zealand earlier this year shows an Electron rocket on one launch pad, and...

 
 
 

ATLAS 5 LAUNCH TIMELINE FOR THE AEHF 6 MISSION

A United Launch Atlas 5 rocket is set to launch the U.S. Air Force's sixth and final Advanced Extremely High Frequency communications...

Photos: Atlas 5 rocket rolls out to launch pad at Cape Canaveral

PHOTOS: ATLAS 5 ROCKET ROLLS OUT TO LAUNCH PAD AT CAPE CANAVERAL

United Launch Alliance's next Atlas 5 rocket moved to its launch pad Wednesday at Cape Canaveral, taking position for liftoff with...

 
 
 
NASA, U.S. military reviewing SpaceX engine malfunction

NASA, U.S. MILITARY REVIEWING SPACEX ENGINE MALFUNCTION

Nine Merlin 1D engines arranged in an “octaweb” configuration on the Falcon 9 rocket's first stage. Credit: SpaceX NASA and U.S. military...

Space Force's first launch scheduled for Thursday

SPACE FORCE'S FIRST LAUNCH SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY

The logo of the U.S. Space Force is seen on the Atlas 5 rocket set to carry the AEHF 6 communications satellite into orbit. Credit:...

 
 
 
Coronavirus concerns force postponement of SpaceX launch with Argentine satellite

CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS FORCE POSTPONEMENT OF SPACEX LAUNCH WITH ARGENTINE SATELLITE

Ground crews fold the SAOCOM 1B's radar antenna before shipment from the satellite's manufacturing and test facility in Argentina to...

China launches three military satellites

CHINA LAUNCHES THREE MILITARY SATELLITES

A Long March 2C rocket climbs into the sky with three Yaogan 30 satellites Monday. Credit: CCTV Three Chinese military satellites with...

 
 
 
Watch live views of the Atlas 5 launch pad

WATCH LIVE VIEWS OF THE ATLAS 5 LAUNCH PAD

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LIVE COVERAGE: ATLAS 5 ROCKET SET TO ROLL OUT TO CAPE CANAVERAL LAUNCH PAD

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of an Atlas 5 rocket with the U.S. Air Force's sixth and final Advanced Extremely High Frequency...

 
 
 
Astra suffers “anomaly” during pre-launch test in Alaska

ASTRA SUFFERS “ANOMALY” DURING PRE-LAUNCH TEST IN ALASKA

File photo of Astra's first orbital-class small satellite launcher during pre-flight testing last month at the Pacific Spaceport Complex...

Military officials committed to keeping Cape Canaveral open for launches

MILITARY OFFICIALS COMMITTED TO KEEPING CAPE CANAVERAL OPEN FOR LAUNCHES

Military officials say launches will continue at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, but public viewing sites will be closed in response...

 
 
 
NASA confirms work stoppage on James Webb Space Telescope

NASA CONFIRMS WORK STOPPAGE ON JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE

The James Webb Space Telescope is seen during a sunshield deployment test in 2019 at Northrop Grumman's facility in Redondo Beach,...

Astra readies for possible launch attempt next week

ASTRA READIES FOR POSSIBLE LAUNCH ATTEMPT NEXT WEEK

Astra's first satellite launcher stands on a portable launch mount at Kodiak Island, Alaska, during flight preps last month. Credit:...

 
 
 
Soyuz rocket successfully launches 34 more OneWeb satellites

SOYUZ ROCKET SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES 34 MORE ONEWEB SATELLITES

A Soyuz-2.1b rocket lifted off Saturday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan with 34 more OneWeb satellites. Credit: Roscosmos A...

Astronaut's family won't attend launch next month due to coronavirus threat

ASTRONAUT'S FAMILY WON'T ATTEND LAUNCH NEXT MONTH DUE TO CORONAVIRUS THREAT

NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy , Russian Soyuz commander Anatoly Ivanishin , and flight engineer Ivan Vagner during training March 11...

 
 
 



Coronavirus in sport LIVE: Wimbledon officially CANCELLED, Khabib UFC 249...

Coronavirus in sport LIVE: Wimbledon officially CANCELLED, Khabib UFC 249 update, Premier League latest, Joe Wicks SPOTY

WIMBLEDON have officially cancelled this summer's championships due to coronavirus - the first year they won't go ahead since WWII. Meanwhile, the Premier League are... Read more ...

Eddie Jones set to agree new England contract to coach side into 2023 Rugby...

Eddie Jones set to agree new England contract to coach side into 2023 Rugby World Cup

Eddie Jones is understood to have penned a new deal to stay on as the head coach of England through to the 2023 World Cup in France. Read more ...

Tony Ferguson blasts ‘scared' Khabib Nurmagomedov as UFC 249 main event is...

Tony Ferguson blasts ‘scared' Khabib Nurmagomedov as UFC 249 main event is scrapped

Tony Ferguson has accused Khabib Nurmagomedov of being scared to fight him Tony Ferguson believes Khabib Nurmagomedov could have faced him at UFC 249 on 18 April but is scared... Read more ...

Six-week-old baby dies of coronavirus becoming America's 'youngest victim'

Six-week-old baby dies of coronavirus becoming America's 'youngest victim'

The six-week-old baby died in Connecticut last week, with the state's governor saying the tot is believed to be one of the youngest Covid-19 victims worldwide Read more ...

PFA, Premier League, EFL and LMA hold 'constructive' meeting amid...

PFA, Premier League, EFL and LMA hold 'constructive' meeting amid coronavirus pandemic

Senior representatives from the PFA, Premier League, EFL and LMA shared a 'constructive' meeting on Wednesday with regard to the challenges facing the game. Read more ...

Towie's Billi Mucklow announces she's pregnant with third child with...

Towie's Billi Mucklow announces she's pregnant with third child with footballer Andy Carroll

TOWIE'S Billi Mucklow is pregnant with her and footballer husband Andy Carroll's third child together. The 32-year-old star revealed that she is expecting again in a sweet... Read more ...

Piers Morgan sets up emergency GMB studio at home in case he has to self-isolate

Piers Morgan sets up emergency GMB studio at home in case he has to self-isolate

Good Morning Britain presenter Piers, 55, has taken the dramatic step to set up a camera kit in his own office in case he is forced to self-isolate Read more ...

Coronavirus: Temporary mortuary being built in London to meet expected surge...

Coronavirus: Temporary mortuary being built in London to meet expected surge in deaths

A temporary mortuary is being built in preparation for an expected surge in the number of deaths among people with coronavirus. Read more ...

Fountains of Wayne frontman Adam Schlesinger dead at 52 from coronavirus...

Fountains of Wayne frontman Adam Schlesinger dead at 52 from coronavirus complications

FOUNTAINS of Wayne frontman Adam Schlesinger died at the age of 52 due to complications from coronavirus after being put on a ventilator during his hospitalization. Adam passed... Read more ...

Joe Exotic hasn't watched Tiger King yet but is ‘ecstatic' after being...

Joe Exotic hasn't watched Tiger King yet but is ‘ecstatic' after being inundated with jail mail

Joe Exotic hasn't watched Tiger King yet Joe Exotic might be the star of Netflix 's new documentary Tiger King : Murder, Mayhem and Madness, however he hasn't actually watched... Read more ...