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  • No Progress for Space Station as resupply mission fizzles


    ​An ill-fated Russian mission to resupply the International Space Station is set to end in a high atmosphere streak of fire, with an uncontrolled re-entry expected between 5 and 7 May.


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  • SpaceX launch triumph falls short of rocket stage recovery


    Private-sector spaceflight company SpaceX chalked up a partial success on 14 April, launching its supplies-laden Dragon...


  • Blue Origin 'one step closer' to suborbital space flights


    ​US rocket developer Blue Origin is preparing to start test flights “later this year” of a human-rated suborbital...


  • UK spaceport plan moves ahead with sites shortlist


    ​The UK Civil Aviation Authority has moved the country a step closer to establishing a space launch industry geared...


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  • No Progress for Space Station as resupply mission fizzles

    News | 30 Apr 2015 13:16 | Dan Thisdell

    ​An ill-fated Russian mission to resupply the International Space Station is set to end in a high atmosphere streak of fire, with an uncontrolled re-entry expected between 5 and 7 May.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/No-Progress-for-Space-Station-as-resupply-mission-fizzles-411782/
  • SpaceX launch triumph falls short of rocket stage recovery

    News | 16 Apr 2015 14:41 | Dan Thisdell

    Private-sector spaceflight company SpaceX chalked up a partial success on 14 April, launching its supplies-laden Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, but failing to recover the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket – which crashed on a barge meant to receive it following a powered descent.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SpaceX-launch-triumph-falls-short-of-rocket-stage-recovery-411299/
  • Blue Origin 'one step closer' to suborbital space flights

    News | 08 Apr 2015 10:00 | Dan Thisdell

    ​US rocket developer Blue Origin is preparing to start test flights “later this year” of a human-rated suborbital spacecraft following completion of acceptance tests of a reusable engine for vertical launches.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Blue-Origin-one-step-closer-to-suborbital-space-flights-410940/
  • UK spaceport plan moves ahead with sites shortlist

    News | 05 Mar 2015 15:39 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The UK Civil Aviation Authority has moved the country a step closer to establishing a space launch industry geared to suborbital tourism and the launch of small satellites by narrowing the shortlist of possible locations for a spaceport originally named at the 2014 Farnborough air show.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-spaceport-plan-moves-ahead-with-sites-shortlist-409820/
  • ANALYSIS: In Russia's space programme, the state strikes back

    News | 28 Jan 2015 10:16 | Dan Thisdell

    ​While a number of recent events in spaceflight have underscored the rising significance of private sector competition, 2014 concluded with a maiden flight that serves to remind us all of the enduring presence of big, state-driven programmes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-In-Russias-space-programme-the-state-strikes-back-407640/
  • ANALYSIS: Space Station maintaining orbit – for now

    News | 23 Jan 2015 11:07 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The International Space Station has been the focal point of human spaceflight activity for so long now that the outpost can seem like a permanent, if remote, feature of our planet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Space-Station-maintaining-orbit-for-now-407614/