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NASA launches asteroid-crashing mission

NASA has launched DART, a mission that aims to test our ability to redirect asteroids (and possibly even save the Earth one day)....


NASA delays launch of Webb telescope after preparation incident

The launch of the much-delayed Webb telescope is pushed back again after an incident during launch preparations  ...


Ecuadorian startup Ecuatoriana Airlines postpones launch date

Ecuadorian startup airline Ecuatoriana Airlines postpones its launch date to early 2022....


SpaceX launches Inspiration4, first private orbital mission

Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully starts the world's first all-civilian orbital mission with the launch of Inspiration4....


Montenegro Airlines successor Air Montenegro reveals launch date

A new start-up airline Air Montenegro announced the exact date of the launch of its services.  ...


Algeria to sketch new airline for domestic routes only

The government of Algeria announced plans to launch a new air carrier for operating only domestic flights in order to reduce the pressure on Air Algerie. The measure should enable the state-owned airline to concentrate only on international operations.  ...


Space X, NASA gears up for historic Crew Dragon launch

SpaceX and NASA are gearing up for the second attempt to make the first manned launch of the Crew Dragon, the shuttle destined to take astronauts to the International Space Station. The historic milestone will determine the future of American space sovereignty.  ...


Southwest and off to Hawaii: soaring past range in test flight

Southwest has begun conducting test flights to Hawaii as it seeks regulatory approval to start its long-anticipated service to the popular travel destination. The airline carried out a one-time non-stop flight to Honolulu on February 5, 2019, using one of its Boeing 737s with plans to conduct a second flight the following day, and this time, passing the distance limit of its jetliners....


SIA to debut world’s longest flight today [Gallery]

On October 11, 2018, 23:35 p.m. local time, a flight from Singapore Changi airport is to take off for New York (Newark) in United States. Scheduled to reach the destination the next day at 6:00 a.m. (local time), it is set to top Qatar airlines Doha-to-Auckland journey as the world’s longest commercial non-stop flight....


Norwegian Air Argentina to launch these six domestic routes

Less than a month after Norwegian Air Argentina updated its plans to start operations in the South American country in mid-October, the startup announced on October 1, 2018, the launch of six domestic routes from capital Buenos Aires....