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Progress 64P: Full launch broadcast

July 17, 2016

A Russian Soyuz booster places the Progress 64P autonomous cargo ship into orbit for a two-day journey to deliver 5,300 pounds of fuel, water and supplies to the International Space Station.

Progress supply ship heads for International Space Station

July 16, 2016

A Russian Progress cargo spacecraft laden with 5,300 pounds of fuel and supplies blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Saturday, riding a Soyuz rocket smoothly into orbit on the first of two resupply launches heading for the International Space Station in the next two days.

July 16, 1969: Launch of Apollo 11

July 16, 2016

Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins launched today in 1969 aboard Apollo 11 for one of the defining moments of the 20th century — man’s first landing on the moon.

Weather looks favorable for Falcon 9 launch and landing

July 15, 2016

Forecasters predict mostly clear skies and light winds at the surface and aloft for Monday’s launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on a resupply mission to the International Space Station, favorable conditions for the booster’s liftoff and landing at Cape Canaveral.

Researchers eager for Juno’s first chance for Jupiter science

July 15, 2016

NASA’s Juno spacecraft fine-tuned its orbit around Jupiter this week, helping steer the spinning space probe on a course to dip beneath the giant planet’s radiation belts in late August for the first time with all its science instruments activated.

Iridium satellites rolling off assembly line in Arizona

July 13, 2016

Construction is complete on the first batch of 81 new satellites to overhaul Iridium’s mobile communications network, and the data relay stations will soon head from their factory near Phoenix to California’s hilly Central Coast for launch Sept. 11 on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Last shuttle commander ‘back in the fight’ with Boeing

July 11, 2016

When Chris Ferguson climbed into the commander’s seat of the shuttle Atlantis five years ago for the spaceship’s final flight, he didn’t know what turn his career would take when he returned to Earth. Now the former F-14 fighter pilot helps lead Boeing’s development of the CST-100 Starliner space taxi, one of two U.S.-built commercial spacecraft selected by NASA to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station.

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