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Does Space Debris Require More Regulation?

WANTED: A Robust Legal Regime for Regulating Space Traffic by Monica Alleven | Nov 15, 2018 1:29pm The FCC today agreed to the agency’s first comprehensive review of its orbital debris rules since their adoption in 2004, although one commissioner believes the rules do not go far enough. Since the commission first adopted rules regarding orbital debris […]

Chinese Move Forward with Approval for Sea Launches

China makes progress on spaceport project for sea launches by Andrew Jones — August 31, 2020 HELSINKI — China is making progress with a spaceport to facilitate sea-based launch activity and development of rockets, satellites and related applications. The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp. (CASC), the country’s main space contractor, is developing the spaceport in Haiyang City […]

Lift off for Mars!!

      NASA launches Mars rover Perseverance to seek signs of ancient life By Mike Wall 3 hours ago Perseverance and its fly-along helicopter buddy will land in February 2021   NASA’s boldest-ever Mars rover is on its way to the Red Planet. The car-size Perseverance rover launched atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Florida’s […]

SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches with South Korea

SpaceX’s customer for the Anasis-2 mission was Lockheed Martin on behalf of the government of South Korea. WASHINGTON — A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on July 20 launched Anasis-2, South Korea’s first military communications satellite. The rocket lifted off at 5:30 p.m. Eastern from Cape Canaveral, Florida, Less than nine minutes after liftoff the Falcon […]

How to Watch Today’s Space X Reused Falcon 9 Launch

A SpaceX rocket will launch Starlink and BlackSky satellites today. Here’s how to watch. By Amy Thompson 4 hours ago Liftoff is at 4:18 p.m. EDT (2118 GMT). CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX is continuing its rapid launch cadence as the private spaceflight company prepares to launch its third set of Starlink satellites in just three weeks. The new batch will […]

The Next Generation of Public Private Partnerships?

Space Force thinking about NASA-style partnerships with private companies by Sandra Erwin — June 4, 2020   Col. Eric Felt: “The Space Force is going to be the most high tech of all of the services.” WASHINGTON — The U.S. Space Force will be far smaller than the other military services but way more dependent on technology to […]

Private Space Station Makes Progress in Design

Axiom Space picks Thales Alenia to build commercial space station modules By Meghan Bartels a day ago xiom Space, a company that aims to launch a private space station, has selected a builder for two critical modules for the commercial orbital platform. The new commercial agreement marks a step forward in Axiom Space’s quest to add a […]

Starlink Is Growing Fast….and So Is SpaceX

SpaceX launches 58 Starlink satellites and 3 Planet SkySats, nails rocket landing By Amy Thompson 2 days ago The Starlink constellation is growing fast. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX successfully launched its first rideshare mission into orbit today (June 13), lofting a new batch of 58 Starlink internet satellites along with three small Earth-observation satellites […]

Take a Look at Elon Musk’s First NASA Austronauts

MEET THE FIRST NASA ASTRONAUTS SPACEX WILL LAUNCH TO ORBIT Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are longtime colleagues and friends By Loren [email protected]  May 20, 2020, 8:00am EDT Share this story NASANASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are about to star in the biggest spaceflight event of the decade: launching on the inaugural flight of SpaceX’s Crew […]