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Russia launches final Rockot with trio of communications satellitesSpaceFlight InsiderDecember 27th, 2019
Russia launched its final mission on the nation's 2019 manifest when it sent three communications satellites to orbit on Friday, Dec. 27. The flight marked the close of a vehicle designed for violence.
SpaceX starts 2019 manifest with successful Iridium 8 launchCurt GodwinJanuary 11th, 2019
LOMPOC, Calif. — After enduring several delays, SpaceX successfully launched ten Iridium NEXT satellites into a polar low-Earth orbit (LEO), marking the Falcon 9’s first flight of 2019, and the last of the original contract, signed in 2010, with Iridium.
Long March 2C sends CFOSat and seven small satellites to orbitTomasz NowakowskiOctober 29th, 2018
China sent a Long March 2C booster on a mission to deliver the Chinese-French CFOSat ocean-observing spacecraft and seven smaller payloads into a Sun-synchronous orbit (SSO) on Monday, October 29.
Environmental Defense Fund develops methane-hunting satelliteTomasz NowakowskiOctober 16th, 2018
A new commercial effort has opened up a new means to combat climate change.
Gallery: ICESat-2 closes Delta II era with another successMatthew KuhnsSeptember 15th, 2018
The last flight of a ULA Delta II rocket was carried out on Saturday, Sept. 15 from Vandenberg Air Force base in California. As was the case so many times in the past - its final mission was a success.
Video: The hits keep coming from SpaceXJason RhianAugust 7th, 2018
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Another week, another launch. That is what it is getting to be like for SpaceX. On Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 the NewSpace company once more carried out a flight of its highly-successful Falcon 9 rocket.