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Exelis Geospatial Systems has finally shipped the troublesome navigation payload whose developmental hiccups have delayed the first launch of GPS 3.
The House passed a short-term funding bill for the federal government, but a key member said that action on two bills on space topics would be deferred to the next Congress.
French-China cooperation in space-based astronomy and biomedical research has been slowed by the U.S. government’s continued redefining of what is and what is not allowed for export to China.
U.S. government launch services provider United Launch Alliance will pay Blue Origin, the secretive rocket-making venture led by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, an unspecified sum to complete...
The Federal Aviation Administration issued a commercial spaceport license Sept. 17 to an airport in Midland, Texas, the first such license issued to a facility that also hosts commercial passenger...
Iridium’s request that U.S. regulators loosen requirements for deorbiting the current Iridium satellite constellation will still permit the company to bring down all of its satellites within a few...
Surprised by how lopsided NASA’s Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) awards were yesterday? You shouldn’t be.
NASA awarded contracts worth $6.8 billion to Boeing and SpaceX to develop commercial crew transportation systems.
Find out here at 4 p.m. EDT who NASA picks to haul astronauts to ISS.
As recently as this past May, Air Force officials had said SpaceX might have to wait until March 2015 to win certification.


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