Aerospace / Defense (Legacy)

China launches satellite to explore dark side of moon: Xinhua

China launches satellite to explore dark side of moon: Xinhua

Published 21/05/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China launched a relay satellite early on Monday designed to establish a communication link between earth and a planned lunar probe that [more…]

Exclusive: GE nears deal to merge transportation unit with Wabtec -…

Exclusive: GE nears deal to merge transportation unit with Wabtec -…

Published 21/05/2018

(Reuters) - General Electric Co (GE.N) is nearing a deal to merge its transportation business, which manufactures train engines, with Wabtec Corp (WAB.N), a U.S. [more…]

China launches first rocket designed by a private company

China launches first rocket designed by a private company

Published 17/05/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China launched its first privately developed rocket from a launchpad in northwestern China on Thursday, state media said, the latest milestone in [more…]

North Korea to invite South Korean reporters to observe scrapping…

North Korea to invite South Korean reporters to observe scrapping…

Published 15/05/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will invite South Korean reporters from one news agency and from one television broadcaster to observe the dismantling of a [more…]

SpaceX launches new rocket primed for future crewed missions

SpaceX launches new rocket primed for future crewed missions

Published 11/05/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - An updated version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, tailored for eventual crewed missions for NASA, made its debut launch [more…]

In an interplanetary first, NASA to fly a helicopter on Mars

In an interplanetary first, NASA to fly a helicopter on Mars

Published 11/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NASA said on Friday it will send a small helicopter to Mars as part of the U.S. space agency’s 2020 mission to [more…]

SpaceX postpones first commercial launch of updated Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX postpones first commercial launch of updated Falcon 9 rocket

Published 10/05/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A last-minute technical glitch prompted SpaceX on Thursday to postpone for at least 24 hours the first commercial flight of [more…]

SpaceX halts countdown of first commercial launch of updated Falcon…

SpaceX halts countdown of first commercial launch of updated Falcon…

Published 10/05/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - SpaceX on Thursday aborted the launch of its planned first commercial flight of an updated Falcon 9 rocket from the [more…]

Bank of America affirms gun pledge, hints at Remington loan exit

Bank of America affirms gun pledge, hints at Remington loan exit

Published 10/05/2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Bank of America said on Thursday it was standing by its pledge to stop financing civilian assault weapons and suggested it [more…]

British rival to Galileo satellite system ‘possible for 3 billion…

British rival to Galileo satellite system ‘possible for 3 billion…

Published 09/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A British satellite navigation system to rival the European Union’s Galileo project could be up and running in four to five years [more…]