A scale re-entry module for a next-generation Chinese crewed spacecraft that launched in 2016. Launch of a full-scale model is on tap for 2019. Credit: CASC
Sergei Krikalev, Roscosmos' director of manned spaceflight, updates reporters in Moscow on the ongoing investigation into the Oct. 11 Soyuz mission abort. Credit: Roscosmos photo
The impact of an Oct. 11 crewed Soyuz rocket anomaly on Europeanized Soyuz rockets operated by Arianespace is still unclear. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
An artist's concept of Orbital ATK's OmegA rocket in flight.
Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and U.S. astronaut Nick Hague embrace their families after landing at the Krayniy Airport in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Their Soyuz MS-10 capsule landed  east of the Kazakh town of Dzhezkazgan after their mission was aborted by a launch failure. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Soyuz launch
The U.S. Air Force selected ULA, Blue Origin and Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems to receive hundreds of millions of dollars apiece to develop new launch vehicles for launching national security payloads Credit: SpaceNews graphic
SLS core interstage
SpaceLoft UP Aerospace
Falcon 9 Saocom-1A CONAE
United Launch Alliance's updated diagram of the Vulcan Centaur finally reflects what many saw as a foregone conclusion: the main stage will be powered by Blue Origin's BE-4 engine.
SLS EM-1 target markings
ULA won a contract to launch one of three ViaSat-3 satellites being built for Viasat. Credit: Boeing Satellite Systems
The assembled Zhuque-1 launch vehicle at a facility in Xi'an in August 2018. Credit: Landspace
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