Vega’s second success ‘confirms functionality’
The European Space Agency and its launch operator, Arianespace, have declared their new light launcher, Vega, to be "fully functional" following its s...
SpaceX Grasshopper moves to New Mexico
SpaceX is moving its reusable rocket test bed to Spaceport America near Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. The move confirms big plans for the test.....
Hypersonic X-51 programme ends in success
The Boeing X-51A Waverider test bed has successfully completed its fourth and final flight, breaking the record for longest air-breathing hypersonic f...
Chinese Long March successfully puts communications satellite into orbit
A Long March 3B successfully launched on 1 May from Xichang in Sichuan Province, China.
ATK reaches major milestone with SLS rocket boosters
ATK has reached preliminary design review (PDR) on the solid rocket boosters intended to help launch the Space Launch System (SLS). The solid rocket...