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UK Gears up for a Historic Launch This Summer, the First of Its Kind from Western Europe
UK Gears up for a Historic Launch This Summer, the First of Its Kind from Western Europe

11 May 2022, 05:33 UTC / Virgin Orbit's Launcher One will be used to launch UK-made satellites from British territory for the first time in history

 
The First NASA Payload Launch From This Mind-Boggling Slingshot to Take Place This Year
The First NASA Payload Launch From This Mind-Boggling Slingshot to Take Place This Year

8 Apr 2022, 04:26 UTC / The first NASA payload test launch from the SpinLaunch groundbreaking Launch System will demonstrate the potential of this unique concept

 
Aevum Plans to Use the Ravn X to Deliver Satellites into Space In 180 Minutes
Aevum Plans to Use the Ravn X to Deliver Satellites into Space In 180 Minutes

30 May 2021, 08:32 UTC / The Ravn X Small Launch Vehicle is created to drastically reduce space delivery times from months to a few hours while being fully autonomous

 
World’s First Private Moon Lander Launches on Falcon 9 Rocket
World’s First Private Moon Lander Launches on Falcon 9 Rocket

22 Feb 2019, 07:56 UTC / The Falcon 9 took off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday carrying SpaceIL’s Beresheet lander, as well as an Indian communications satellite ca

 
Blue Origin to Launch NASA Payload in 10th New Shepard Mission
Blue Origin to Launch NASA Payload in 10th New Shepard Mission

18 Dec 2018, 08:05 UTC / When it enters full service, the New Shepard capsule will be capable of carrying six people in a space ten times larger the one on the Mercury flight in 1961

 
Blue Origin Launches New Shepard in Successful Escape Test
Blue Origin Launches New Shepard in Successful Escape Test

19 Jul 2018, 09:58 UTC / Blue Origin launches the New Shepard for the ninth time, both the booster and the capsule managed to land safely after the flight

 
SpaceX Falcon Heavy Air Force Satellite Launch to Take Place in 2020
SpaceX Falcon Heavy Air Force Satellite Launch to Take Place in 2020

9 Jul 2018, 13:51 UTC / The Air Force contract for the use of Falcon Heavy marks the first contract SpaceX gets for the beefed-up Falcon Heavy rocket.

 
SpaceX Falcon 9 Sends GRACE to Space
SpaceX Falcon 9 Sends GRACE to Space

23 May 2018, 06:45 UTC / SpaceX successfully launches the Falcon 9 with NASA and Iridium cargo, does not attempt to recover the first stage rocket booster.