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2014-01-09 16:20:39

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Another NASA commercial space partner officially has begun contracted cargo flights to the International Space Station.

New Science Headed For International Space Station On Orbital’s Cygnus
2014-01-06 10:46:07

Delivering ants to space, sloshy fluids for robotic satellites, a study on antibiotic drug resistance and other small satellites to the International Space Station can be a tough job, and now Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Va., can help carry the load.

Falcon 9 Rocket Proves Itself As Viable Geostationary Orbital Launcher
2014-01-07 05:10:09

SpaceX has completed its first Falcon 9 launch of the New Year, putting Asian satellite operator THAICOM’s latest spacecraft into geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO).

SpaceX Selected To Begin Negotiations For NASA's Launch Complex 39A
2013-12-15 04:15:14

NASA has officially decided to begin negotiations with SpaceX over the use and maintenance of Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ending a highly-charged selection process.

Bezos Loses Wrangle Over Launch Pad
2013-12-13 13:07:07

The GAO announced that it had ruled against a challenge to NASA plans brought by Blue Origin, a private space exploration company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.

SES-8 Satellite Launch Scrubbed Due To SpaceX Rocket Malfunction
2013-11-26 06:00:02

SpaceX is preparing for its next big mission this evening when it will, for the first time, attempt to launch a telecom satellite into orbit. A successful launch could prove the Elon Musk-owned company’s worth as both a private and commercial powerhouse in the space launch game.

SpaceX Hits Safety Milestone For NASA Joint Venture
2013-11-15 17:46:06

Officials from NASA and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) announced the successful safety review of the Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket that are slated to launch humans into low-Earth orbit later this decade.


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