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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…]

First NASA lander to study Mars’ interior launches from California

First NASA lander to study Mars’ interior launches from California

Published 05/05/2018

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (Reuters) - An Atlas 5 rocket soared into space early on Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, carrying [more…]

SpaceX rocket launched from Florida carrying NASA planet-hunting…

SpaceX rocket launched from Florida carrying NASA planet-hunting…

Published 19/04/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Wednesday on SpaceX’s first high-priority science mission for NASA, a planet-hunting [more…]

SpaceX delays launch of Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA’s…

SpaceX delays launch of Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA’s…

Published 16/04/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - SpaceX postponed a planned launch on Monday of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA’s latest planet-hunting satellite for 48 hours, [more…]

SpaceX rocket launches Luxembourg satellite for NATO

SpaceX rocket launches Luxembourg satellite for NATO

Published 01/02/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Wednesday carrying into orbit a Luxembourg-made communications satellite designed in [more…]

India sends its 100th satellite into space to watch borders

India sends its 100th satellite into space to watch borders

Published 12/01/2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India launched its 100th satellite on Friday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to project the country as a global low-cost [more…]

Japanese astronaut apologizes for ‘fake news’ of height increase

Japanese astronaut apologizes for ‘fake news’ of height increase

Published 10/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Members of the International Space Station expedition 54/55, Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) during the send-off ceremony after checking [more…]

Russia re-establishes contact with Angola’s telecoms satellite

Russia re-establishes contact with Angola’s telecoms satellite

Published 29/12/2017

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Friday it had re-established contact with Angola’s first national telecoms satellite AngoSat-1. The connection had been lost after the [more…]

Kremlin says Russian satellite launch failures being investigated

Kremlin says Russian satellite launch failures being investigated

Published 28/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: The Souyz-2 spacecraft with Meteor-M satellite and 18 additional small satellites launches from Russia's new Vostochny cosmodrome, near the town of Tsiolkovsky in [more…]

U.S., Russian, Japanese crew arrive at space station

U.S., Russian, Japanese crew arrive at space station

Published 19/12/2017

(Reuters) - A trio of U.S., Japanese and Russian astronauts arrived at the International Space Station on Tuesday, a NASA TV broadcast showed. Commander Anton [more…]