July 3, 2022

ULA rolls Atlas 5 rocket to launch pad at Cape Canaveral

June 29, 2022

United Launch Alliance teams at Cape Canaveral rolled an Atlas 5 rocket to its launch pad Wednesday, moving the launcher into position for liftoff Thursday evening with a pair of geostationary satellites for the U.S. Space Force.

SpaceX mission this week to kick off busy launch calendar for SES

June 28, 2022

A new European-built television broadcasting satellite to cover the United States is set for liftoff Wednesday on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, the first of 11 SES-owned telecom spacecraft scheduled to fly on six launches from Cape Canaveral by the end of the year.

Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus supply ship departs space station

June 28, 2022

A commercial Cygnus supply ship from Northrop Grumman departed the International Space Station Tuesday, completing a four-month stay after delivering more than 8,000 pounds of cargo and boosting the research lab into a slightly higher orbit. The Cygnus spacecraft was expected to deploy a CubeSat before heading for a destructive re-entry.

Live coverage: NASA moon mission launches with Rocket Lab

June 28, 2022

A Rocket Lab launcher lifted off Tuesday with NASA’s CAPSTONE mission, a small spacecraft the size of a microwave oven heading to the moon as a pathfinder for the Gateway lunar space station. Liftoff of the Electron booster from New Zealand occurred at 5:55 a.m. EDT (0955 GMT).

Mini-mission to blaze NASA’s trail back to the moon

June 27, 2022

NASA and commercial companies are ready to launch a 55-pound spacecraft from New Zealand to the moon Tuesday on a scouting mission to the orbit where engineers plan to assemble the Gateway mini-space station, a waypoint for astronauts flying to and from the lunar surface.

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