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SpaceX puts off next Falcon 9 launch

March 17, 2015

SpaceX’s next launch with a European-built communications satellite has been delayed to no earlier than March 28 to study a problem with a helium pressurization system on the Falcon 9 rocket, officials said Tuesday.

Lockheed Martin throws its hat into ISS cargo competition

March 17, 2015

Lockheed Martin has proposed a semi-reusable resupply platform to send up cargo to the International Space Station beginning in 2018, adding another competitor to a crowded list of companies bidding to win multibillion-dollar contracts from NASA.

More views of Thursday night’s Atlas 5 launch

March 15, 2015

Spaceflight Now’s readers sent in photos from Thursday night’s launch of four NASA satellites aboard an Atlas 5 rocket, marking a fiery start to a mission probing the fundamental workings of the magnetic bubble shielding Earth from cosmic radiation.

Delta/GPS 2F-9 launch timeline

March 15, 2015

This is the ascent timeline to be followed by the United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket in launching the Air Force’s GPS 2F-9 navigation satellite on March 25 at 2:36 p.m. EDT.

Hubble observations reveal ocean on Ganymede

March 13, 2015

Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have found the best evidence yet of a salty ocean of liquid water lurking beneath the surface of Jupiter’s largest moon Ganymede, ripening the icy world’s allure as mission planners design probes for more detailed exploration.

Rocket-mounted cameras show Atlas rising into the night

March 13, 2015

The United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket that successfully hauled a NASA satellite quartet into a highly elliptical Earth orbit Thursday was fitted with three onboard video cameras that captured some of the major events of ascent.

Snapshots from Atlas 5 launch

March 13, 2015

The United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket blasted off Thursday night with NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale satellite quartet in a successful flight from Cape Canaveral.

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