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Nasa selects Boeing and SpaceX for flights to ISS
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Boeing and SpaceX have been selected by Nasa to fly astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) and back aboard their CST-100 and Crew Dragon...

Hispasat gets funds for Hispasat 1F satellite project
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Spain-based Hispasat has received €123m financing from Export Development Canada (EDC) for the Hispasat 1F satellite project....

Boeing leads for Nasa contract for space shuttle to ISS
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Boeing is being tipped to receive a multibillion-dollar contract from Nasa to build a spacecraft to fly astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) and back....

Nasa selects Surrey Satellite US to study lighter Landsat sensors
Monday, September 15, 2014 Nasa’s Goddard Space Flight Center has selected Colorado-based Surrey Satellite Technology US (SST-US) to study lighter alternatives to the two sensors currently deployed on Landsat 8, an...

Nasa launches largest spacecraft welding tool
Monday, September 15, 2014 Nasa has launched a spacecraft welding tool, the Vertical Assembly Center, at its Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, US....

US researchers test new algorithm for clearing space debris
Friday, September 12, 2014 Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US have come up with a new algorithm that could aid in analysing the rotation of objects in space, which will help in cleaning...

Nasa’s Orion capsule prepares for deep-space test flight in December
Friday, September 12, 2014 Nasa's Orion exploration capsule has been moved from the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility...

Nasa selects four firms for suborbital commercial flight services
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Nasa has selected four US-based companies to provide commercial suborbital flight services....

SpaceX launches AsiaSat 6 communications satellite
Monday, September 08, 2014 SpaceX has successfully launched Asia Satellite Telecommunications' AsiaSat 6 communications satellite from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, US, aboard its Falcon 9 rocket....

Nasa to launch 3D printer to space this month
Friday, September 05, 2014 The National Aeronautics & Space Administration (Nasa) is reportedly preparing to send a first-of-its-kind 3D printer to the International Space Station (ISS) as early as 19 September....

Argentina’s ARSAT-1 satellite reaches French Guiana ahead of October launch
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Argentina’s first geostationary satellite, ARSAT-1, has arrived in French Guyana to prepare for pre-launch processing with Arianespace's Ariane 5 mission....

Nasa’s deep space rocket will be ready by November 2018
Friday, August 29, 2014 Nasa's Space Launch System (SLS) programme has successfully completed a key decision point C (KDP-C) assessment that confirmed its readiness to enter the development phase, but added that it...

ESA and Arianespace to investigate Galileo satellites launch failure
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 The European Space Agency (ESA) and Arianespace are working to identify the cause of the problem that led to the deployment of Europe's twin Galileo navigation satellites into incorrect...

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 to launch AsiaSat 6 communications satellite
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket is set to launch Asia Satellite Telecommunications' AsiaSat 6 communications satellite on 27 August from Cape Canaveral, Florida,...

Nasa to test alternative propulsion systems for next-generation space vehicles
Friday, August 22, 2014 Nasa's Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) technology demonstrator project is preparing to launch a small satellite in 2016, in order to test green propellant technology in...

Boeing completes key reviews on CST-100 spacecraft
Friday, August 22, 2014 Boeing has completed key reviews of its Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100...

Russian cosmonauts launch Peruvian research satellite
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Two Russian cosmonauts floating outside the International Space Station (ISS) have launched the Chasqui 1 research...

Twin Galileo navigation satellites complete final functional testing ahead of launch
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Europe's twin Galileo navigation satellites have successfully completed final functional testing at spaceport in French Guiana, paving way for the launch on 21...

Orbital Sciences' Cygnus spacecraft makes re-entry to Earth
Monday, August 18, 2014 Orbital Sciences' Cygnus spacecraft has disintegrated after re-entering the Earth's atmosphere, marking the completion of a second commercial resupply...

Optus 10 satellite reaches French Guiana ahead of September launch
Friday, August 15, 2014 The Optus 10 spacecraft arrived in French Guiana's Space Centre yesterday, marking a milestone for a new phase of payload preparations at the spaceport with Arianespace's Ariane 5...

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