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Blue Origin could join SpaceX in work on cargo rockets for US military

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin reveals that it is discussing the prospect of developing its own intercontinental cargo rocket for the US Transportation Command...


To boldly go: William Shatner sets space record aboard Blue Origin launch

Star Trek actor William Shatner has become the oldest person in space aboard Blue Origin’s second crewed mission  ...


FAA extends comment period for SpaceX Starship project

The FAA has extended the timeframe for the public to comment on a draft environmental assessment of the SpaceX Starship project  ...


UFO? ULA rocket re-entry provides spectacular sight over Europe’s skies

A rocket burning up upon re-entry to Earth provides eerie sight in night skies over Europe  ...


Firefly's Alpha rocket explodes during maiden takeoff

The first attempted launch into orbit of the Alpha rocket by Firefly Aerospace resulted in an explosion....


Korean Air studies launching space rockets from Boeing 747

Korean Air is exploring the feasibility of using large commercial aircraft to launch a rocket that can send small satellites into orbit....


Will SpaceX resurrect 1950s plans for military cargo rockets?

The US military has already tried to design intercontinental rocket transport. Now, it wants to know if SpaceX can do that....


Chandrayaan-2 indian mission to the Moon has been postponed

The Indian mission Chandrayaan-2 was due to take off on July 15, 2019, but it was cancelled 1 hour before launch because of technical issues. No new date was announced so far.The first pictures of the...


Stratolaunch aircraft reaches 90mph during ground tests

Touted as the largest plane in the world (as measured by wingspan), in its latest series of taxi tests the Stratolaunch aircraft stormed down the runway reaching the maximum speed of 90 mph, thus edging closer to its first flight.  ...


Space X launches SAOCOM 1A satellite, recovers 1st stage [video]

The event became the first time SpaceX’s first stage was successfully recovered on a landing zone in the West Coast....