Blue Origin breaks ground at future Rocket Manufacturing Plant in Florida

Blue Origin has broken ground for its future manufacturing facility outside the gates of Florida’s Kennedy Space Center where the company will construct its future orbital launch vehicles to be launched from Space Launch Complex 36 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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Coverage: Russian Submarine-Tracking Satellite heads for Destructive Re-Entry

The Russian Volga Upper Stage and Kanopus ST submarine-tracking satellite are rapidly approaching an untargeted destructive re-entry after completing a significant orbit-lowering maneuver in response to the failed separation of the satellite following its arrival in a 690-Kilometer orbit on Saturday.

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Chinese Launch Imminent: Long March 3B to loft APStar-9 Communications Satellite

A Chinese Long March 3B rocket is set for liftoff from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at around 16:16 UTC on Friday, past midnight on Saturday local time, embarking on a mission to deliver the APStar-9 satellite to Geostationary Transfer Orbit.

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Video: Soyuz Rocket launches to International Space Station

An international crew of three started a two-day journey to the International Space Station, safely launching into orbit atop a Soyuz FG rocket on Wednesday. Aboard Soyuz TMA-18M, veteran Commander Sergei Volkov and rookie space fliers Andreas Mogensen and Aidyn Aimbetov blasted off at 4:37 UTC from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

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