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Standing Up to the Stress to Solve Mysteries of the World ... NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Achieves Milestone
During these tests, Webb’s five-layer sunshield was released and tensioned, allowing a never-before seen view of the observatory.
 
Kleos Space's Scouting Mission Satellites to Launch in Less Than Three Months
Kleos’ cluster of four satellites are confirmed as mission-ready for PSLV integration. Technical efforts have ensured the satellites will function with ...
 
ANGELS, CHEOPS and Egypt's TIBA-1 Arrive at Arianespace for Upcoming Launches
The three spacecraft – TIBA-1, CHEOPS and ANGELS – subsequently were unloaded from the An-124 aircraft for transfer by road to the...
 
Airbus Passes All Tests for ESA's Solar Orbiter — Ready for Cape Canaveral Launch
Built by Airbus, Solar Orbiter will study the Sun in detail and its effects on the solar system. The spacecraft carries a suite of complementary...
 
Astrobotic and Dymon Agree to Send the First Japanese Rover to the Moon
Yaoki has already successfully passed more than 100 tests, and has the smallest but most effective rover wheels ever produced.
 
Firefly Aerospace and Aerojet Rocketdyne Come Together for Space Access Solutions
Citing threats to U.S. space capabilities officials emphasized the need to shift to ... smaller spacecraft that can be developed and launched quickly.
 
Another Launch for China ... New Communication Technology Experiment Satellite
Thursday's launch was the 315th mission of the Long March rocket series.
 
As the Crow Flies ... And It Did as Rocket Lab's Electron Rocket Launches Astro Digital's Smallsat
71 minutes after launch Electron’s Kick Stage's payload went to a circular orbit of more than 1,000 km. more than twice the altitude of any Electron
 
SpaceX Just Filed a Request to Run 30,000 More Starlink Satellites in Orbit
The company wants permission to turn its proposed mega-constellation into a behemoth in low Earth orbit. But its motives are unclear.
 
As the Crow Flies ... Gettin' Ready for a New Zealand Launch
This mission will fly a Palisade technology demonstration satellite, a 16U CubeSat bus with on-board propulsion system ...
 
Valued at Up to $986 Million ... USAF SMC Selects Firefly Black as a Launch Service Provider
Firefly Black intends to bridge demand between pure small launch capability and that provided by the National Security Space Launch...
 
Virgin Orbit and the UK Partnership Brings RAF Test Pilot to the LauncherOne Team
Virgin Orbit has just commenced its first proper launch campaign, transporting its orbital test rocket to the Mojave Air and Space Port in...
 
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Space Weather Instrument Launched with NASA's ICON Satellite
NRL’s MIGHTI (Michelson Interferometer for Global High-Resolution Thermospheric Imaging) will measure wind and temperature profiles and...
 
Launched from Northrop Grumman's Pegasus® XL Rocket ... NASA's ICON Satellite 
This launched marked the 44th overall flight of the world’s first, privately-developed, commercial space launch vehicle, and ICON marks the ninth...
 
USAF Says "Go" Times Eight ... Selects Eight Commercial Firms for Launch Services
Contracts must be flexible and responsive to meet the challenges facing the warfighter. The program balances technology, mission risk, and...
 
UPDATED: International Launch Services Launches EUTELSAT 5 West B Satellite and Mission Extension Vehicle-1 
The EUTELSAT 5 West B satellite and the Mission Extension Vehicle-1 spacecraft were launched aboard a Proton-M launch vehicle by...
 
S7 Space's Sea Launch Platform, Stripped of Foreign Equipment, Moves to Russia
The Sea Launch maritime Odyssey launch platform has been prepared to be moved from the U.S. to Russia's Far East, with all of the platform's U.S. ...
 
Smallsats from Rwanda and Egypt Launch from ISS
Among the cargo carried onboard the HTV-8 rocket were three smallsats (AQT-D, NARSScube-1 and RWASat-1) for deployment from the...
 
China Launches Gaofen-10 EO Satellite Providing Photos with Resolution of Less than a Meter
The satellite was launched aboard a Long March-4C rocket and successfully entered its planned orbit. This was the 314th flight mission of...
 
First-of-its-Kind ... Northrop's Satellite Refueling Spacecraft Readies for Upcoming Launch
The Mission Extension Vehicle could give commercial satellites new life.