World | Press Trust of India | Friday November 14, 2014
NASA has successfully tested 3D manufactured copper parts for rocket engines and found they could withstand the heat and pressure required for space launches.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 3, 2014
A sounding rocket fitted with technology to gather 1,500 images of the Sun in flat five minutes is set for launch on Monday.
World | Reuters | Friday October 31, 2014
As Orbital Sciences picks up the pieces, literally and figuratively, after its high-profile rocket launch explosion, accident investigators are looking closely at a potential first-stage engine problem.
World | Reuters | Friday October 31, 2014
Heeding a lesson from history, designers of a new generation of US rockets will include escape systems to give crew members a fighting chance of surviving launch accidents such as the one that felled an unmanned Orbital Sciences Antares rocket on Tue...
Reuters | Thursday October 30, 2014
Privately-held Planetary Resources, backed by Page, Schmidt, Branson, and others, had a test satellite onboard Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket that exploded at launch on Tuesday.
World | Kenneth Chang, The New York Times | Thursday October 30, 2014
No people were hurt when a rocket taking supplies to the International Space Station exploded just after launching on Tuesday night - but the mosquito eggs did not survive.
World | Reuters | Wednesday October 29, 2014
An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after lift off from a commercial launch pad in Virginia on Tuesday, a NASA TV broadcast showed.
Indo Asian News Service | Saturday October 25, 2014
The mission is to obtain data and validate re-entry tech for a future touchdown on the moon by Chang'e-5, expected to launch in 2017.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 11, 2014
Fuelled by beer and the enthusiasm of amateurs, a British team on Friday said it was preparing to launch the world's first ever 3D printed rocket.
Indo Asian News Service | Friday October 10, 2014
"The 1,425kg navigation satellite (IRNSS-1C) will be launched Oct 16 at 1.32am IST onboard a polar rocket (PSLV-C26) from Satish Dhawan space centre at Sriharikota," said Isro.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 2, 2014
North Korea, already heavily sanctioned by the United Nations for its missile and nuclear tests, has completed a major overhaul of its rocket launch site, a U.S. think tank said on Thursday, enabling it to fire larger, longer-range rockets.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 18, 2014
Jeff Bezos announced the deal to jointly fund a new BE-4 rocket engine with United Launch Alliance
Reuters | Thursday September 18, 2014
The Boeing-Lockheed joint venture said it would invest heavily in a rocket engine being developed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his company Blue Origin.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 28, 2014
The SLS has been in development for three years already, and when finished it should propel spacecraft beyond Earth's orbit.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday August 23, 2014
Two European Galileo satellites launched by a Russian-built rocket on Friday from French Guiana have not reached their intended orbit, launch firm Arianespace said on Saturday.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 14, 2014
An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Wednesday to put a sharp-eyed, Earth-watching satellite into orbit for DigitalGlobe.
World | Associated Press | Sunday July 27, 2014
Palestinian militants have launched a big rocket salvo at Israel, endangering a unilateral cease-fire.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 10, 2014
The foot-long spacecraft with ultra-thin Mylar sails is aimed at undertaking a journey around the cosmos, powered only by sunlight.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 10, 2014
A tiny spacecraft designed to sail by the power of the sun is scheduled to launch atop a SpaceX rocket in 2016, a leading US space enthusiast said on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Thursday July 10, 2014
Russia launched its first new design of space rocket since the Soviet era from the northern military site of Plesetsk on Wednesday, aiming to break its reliance on foreign suppliers as well as the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.