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The freeze is a milestone that will trigger work on a new launch pad in French Guiana whose location has already been decided.
Japan will debut its new Epsilon small rocket Aug. 22 with the launch of a planetary observation satellite from the Uchinoura Space Center.
The U.S. Air Force said the Chinese rocket followed a trajectory similar to those used in launches of geostationary orbiting satellites.
The U.S. Air Force successfully launched its fourth GPS 2F satellite.
A Proton placed the Eutelsat 3D satellite into transfer orbit.
The next phase of SpaceX experimental Grasshopper program, a key part of the Hawthorne, Calif., rocket maker’s attempt to build a reusable space booster, will be based at New Mexico’s Spaceport...
The U.S. Air Force flew a Boeing-built experimental hypersonic vehicle for over six minutes in what was the longest air-breathing hypersonic flight ever and the longest of the four X-51A test flights.
The debut of the Antares Cygnus spacecraft will slip at least to August and possibly to September as Orbital replaces an engine on the freighter’s Antares carrier rocket.
Europe’s new Vega small rocket on May 6 successfully conducted its second launch, giving flight-proven status to a new guidance and control system, a new payload adaptor and the rocket’s ability to...
Texus has been grounded following suspected defects in the launch tower guide rails that help aim the rudderless vehicle to assure its payload lands in a specified area.