World | Agence France- Presse | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Russia's space agency said today it was postponing the launch of a Proton-M rocket carrying a satellite in order to correct a defect, in just the latest problem to ground the rocket.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 25, 2014
The US space agency plans to launch an ambitious Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission in March next year to deploy four identical spacecraft from a single rocket to study magnetic reconnection in the universe.
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.