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Another Setback For Russian Space Industry As Rocket Fails Moments After Lift Off
2013-07-02 12:11:39

The Russian space agency, Roscosmos, is facing another setback after it failed to launch a Proton-M rocket into space.

Spaceport America Gets A New Tenant
2013-05-08 04:24:18

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez announced on Tuesday that SpaceX has signed a three-year agreement to use Spaceport America for flight testing.

Orbital, NASA Looking For A Launch Window For Antares Rocket
2013-04-21 09:25:24

Orbital Sciences’ new Antares medium-class space launch vehicle is set for a launch today at 5:00 pm EDT. The rocket, which was originally scheduled for lift-off on Wednesday April 17, is being launched from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport.

Russian Rocket Fails To Deliver US Satellite Into Orbit, Crashes In Pacific
2013-02-01 07:19:50

Russia’s space industry has suffered yet another blow after a Zenit-3SL launch vehicle failed to deliver a US telecommunications satellite into orbit last night.

Spaceport Liability Coverage An Issue With Virgin Galactic
2013-01-14 03:50:53

Officials from Virgin Galactic are reportedly threatening to pull their support from a $200-plus million, publicly financed spaceport in New Mexico unless an accident liability waver is extended to cover manufacturers and component suppliers.

Soyuz Rocket Launches Second Pleiades Satellite
2012-12-03 05:23:30

A Soyuz rocket carrying an Earth observation satellite has lifted off from a spaceport in French Guiana, officials from the Russian national space agency (Roscosmos) announced on Sunday.

Build A Spaceport, Wait For Reward
2012-09-23 16:19:30

In the 1989 film classic, Field of Dreams, Ray Kinsella is told, "If you build it, they will come." The developers of Spaceport America have been depending on that idea. So far, it isn't working out.

SpaceX Considering Building 'Commercial Cape Canaveral' in Texas
2012-04-11 04:18:52

One of the U.S. companies looking to establish a private-sector space transportation system is considering building a personal airfield in southern Texas, according to an FAA document posted on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.