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Oct 22, 2012

Photos and Video: Xcor Lynx Full-scale Model

Xcor Aerospace has assembled a full-scale, high-fidelity model of its two-seat Lynx suborbital spaceplane at the International Symposium for Personal....More
Oct 19, 2012

Scientists: Solar Wind, a Newly Discovered Source of Lunar Water

Samples from Tranquility Base suggest solar wind brings water to lunar soil. Photo Credit: NASA....More
Oct 15, 2012

Proton Launches IS-23

An International Launch Services (ILS) Proton vehicle launched the Intelsat 23 satellite from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Oct. 14. Liftoff....More
Oct 14, 2012

Falcon 9 Drops Orbcomm Satellite in Wrong Orbit

It looks like SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket failed to deliver a secondary payload to its intended orbit during an otherwise successful Oct. 7 mission. The....More
Oct 12, 2012

Orbcomm's OG2 Satellite Deorbits

Orbcomm declared its OG2 prototype spacecraft a total loss Oct. 11 after the second-generation communications satellite that flew as a secondary....More
Oct 11, 2012

Mission 26: Endeavour Gets Set for Final Journey

The people of Los Angeles are expected to turn out in their thousands on Friday and Saturday to watch the space shuttle Endeavour slowly make its way....More
Oct 10, 2012

Space Station Crew Captures Dragon

SpaceX Dragon awaits space station robot arm capture. Photo Credit: NASA TV....More
Oct 08, 2012

Enter Aviation Week's Photo Contest

Aviation Week's 21st annual Photo Contest is open. Winning photos will be included in our special Photo Contest issue, December 24, 2012. The four....More
Oct 08, 2012

SpaceX Dragon Begins Initial ISS Mission Under $1.6 Billion NASA Resupply Contract

SpaceX's Falcon 9/Dragon Commercial Resupply Services 1 mission lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., late Sunday, signaling the....More
Oct 08, 2012

ISS Managers Welcome Return of U.S. Cargo Launch, Return Capabilities

International Space Station managers welcome the return of a U.S. re-supply capability that regular SpaceX Falcon 9/Dragon operations promise, Mike....More
Oct 07, 2012

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk: Inaugural Commercial Re-Supply Contract Flight a Challenge

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk sounded a note of caution Friday as the launching of the Hawthorne, Calif.,-based company's first Falcon 9/Dragon mission to the....More
Oct 05, 2012

Astrium's Hi-Res GEO Satellite A Monster at 9,000 kg

European space giant Astrium shared new details of its high-res GEO optical imaging satellite concept. Known as the Geostationary Observation Space....More
Sep 29, 2012

ESA's ATV-3 Departs ISS With Final Assignment

ESA's ATV-3 departs the ISS. Photo Credit: NASA TV....More
Sep 27, 2012

GMES: What ESA Doesn't Want to Hear

Amy Svitak writes:....More
Sep 26, 2012

ESA's ATV-3 Departure Delayed by ISS Display Panel Issue

Preparations to undock the European Space Agency's third Automated Transfer Vehicle from the International Space Station were abruptly cancelled late....More
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