Top News on Space Shuttle

  • SpaceX mission failure ‘won't stop space station flights’


    Flights to the International Space Station are expected to continue as scheduled despite the total loss of Sunday’s resupply mission, though it may be months before SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets can return to flight.


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  • SpaceX declares success in Dragon launch abort trial


    ​US dreams of regaining self-reliance when it comes to launching astronauts to space from 2017 came a step closer...


  • 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...


  • The Right Stuff: Top ten firsts in human spaceflight


    Got any plans for 12 April? Don't forget International Human Spaceflight Day


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  • SpaceX mission failure ‘won't stop space station flights’

    News | 29 Jun 2015 17:56 | Dan Thisdell

    Flights to the International Space Station are expected to continue as scheduled despite the total loss of Sunday’s resupply mission, though it may be months before SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets can return to flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SpaceX-mission-failure-wont-stop-space-station-flights-414124/
  • ANALYSIS: Are reusable rockets a dream ticket to space?

    News | 19 Jun 2015 08:44 | Dan Thisdell

    A rocket flight to orbit costs many tens of millions of dollars, so engineers with an eye to cutting costs are hoping to reuse some launcher componentshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Are-reusable-rockets-a-dream-ticket-to-space-413317/
  • Top 10 highlights from 50 Paris air shows

    News | 12 Jun 2015 10:32

    ​On the eve of the 51st Paris air show, and in anticipation of a memorable week at Le Bourget, we take a look back at ten highlights of previous editions of Le Salon.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Top-10-highlights-from-50-Paris-air-shows-413443/
  • SpaceX declares success in Dragon launch abort trial

    News | 07 May 2015 12:13 | Dan Thisdell

    ​US dreams of regaining self-reliance when it comes to launching astronauts to space from 2017 came a step closer yesterday with the successful test by SpaceX of the launch abort system for its Dragon crew capsule.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SpaceX-declares-success-in-Dragon-launch-abort-trial-412064/
  • 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/
  • The Right Stuff: Top ten firsts in human spaceflight

    News | 10 Apr 2015 10:34 | Dan Thisdell

    Got any plans for 12 April? Don't forget International Human Spaceflight Dayhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/The-Right-Stuff-Top-ten-firsts-in-human-spaceflight-410981/