Recent News Headlines : Near Space Heights

JAPANESE, US ASTRONAUTS END SPACEWALK TO FIX ROBOTIC ARM


Friday's spacewalk was the 208th in support of space station assembly and maintenance, and the third this year... READ MORE

17th February, 2018 0

CHINESE NETIZENS COMPARE CHINA, US AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES AFTER FALCON HEAVY LAUNCH


The successful launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy has drawn attention in China as netizens compared... READ MORE

14th February, 2018 0

TRUMP WANTS BUSINESS TO TAKE OVER SPACE STATION FROM NASA BY 2025


The Trump administration wants NASA out of the International Space Station by 2025, and private businesses running the place instead... READ MORE

13th February, 2018 347

TRUMP CUTS US CASH FOR INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION


President Donald Trump wants to end US funding for the International Space Station ISS by 2025 with the aim of putting it into private hands... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 340

TRUMP WANTS NASA OUT OF SPACE STATION BY 2025, BUSINESSES IN


AP -- The Trump administration wants NASA out of the International Space Station by 2025, and private businesses running the place instead... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 28

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION: TRUMP PROPOSES PRIVATIZATION


Trump proposes to privatize International Space Station in 2025... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 723

DONALD TRUMP WANTS TO PRIVATISE THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION. HERE'S WHAT THAT COULD MEAN


Donald Trump wants to privatise the International Space Station. Here's what that could mean... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 764

WINTER OLYMPICS KICKS OFF IN PYEONGCHANG (PART 2)


SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk knows how to get attention... READ MORE

9th February, 2018 18

FLOATING THROUGH SPACE, SPACEX'S 'STARMAN' MESMERIZES THE WORLD


SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket launches from Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 on its demonstration flight... READ MORE

7th February, 2018 2364

MUSK SENDS A TESLA INTO SPACE ATOP WORLD'S MOST POWERFUL ROCKET


Following the launch, SpaceX accomplished a feat never before seen in space history, re-landing two rocket cores back on earth... READ MORE

7th February, 2018 4190

SPACEX SUCCESFULLY TESTS FALCON HEAVY ROCKET


-- SpaceX SpaceX February 6, 2018 Falcon Heavy is the largest rocket since NASA's Saturn V booster, which was used for the Moon missions in the 1970s... READ MORE

6th February, 2018 631

JAPAN SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES WORLD'S SMALLEST SATELLITE-CARRYING ROCKET


KAGOSHIMA - Japan successfully launched on Saturday the world's smallest satellite-carrying rocket following a failed attempt in January last year, the nation's space agency said... READ MORE

4th February, 2018 140

CHINA MOON MISSION MOVES TO FAKE LUNAR SPACE COLONY TO PREPARE ASTRONAUTS


Chinese students are living in a space colony simulation for the next year as their country prepares to send astronauts to the moon... READ MORE

26th January, 2018 4

10 YEARS OF COLUMBUS, EUROPE'S ORBITING SPACE LAB


The International Space Station began with Russia's Zarya module in 1998, and now has science labs from Japan, Russia and the US alongside ESA's Columbus... READ MORE

20th January, 2018 20

JAPAN ASTRONAUT SORRY FOR 9CM GROWTH ERROR


A Japanese astronaut has apologised for wrongly stating he has grown 9cm 3.5in since arriving at the International Space Station ISS just over three weeks ago... READ MORE

10th January, 2018 775

SPACEX IS DEALT BLOW AS SECRET MILITARY SATELLITE GOES MISSING


SpaceX's 23-minute webcast of the event Sunday evening included the Falcon 9 launch and the rocket's first-stage recovery on land in Florida... READ MORE

9th January, 2018 10

SPACEX LAUNCHES SECRETIVE ZUMA MISSION; BOOSTER RETURNS UPRIGHT


Three, two, one, ignition and liftoff, said a SpaceX commentator as the Falcon 9 rocket launched under cover of darkness from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 8 00 p.m... READ MORE

8th January, 2018 1

LEGENDARY ASTRONAUT, MOONWALKER JOHN YOUNG, AMERICAN HERO, DIES AT AGE 87


CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA - Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, NASA said Saturday... READ MORE

7th January, 2018 367

LEGENDARY ASTRONAUT, MOONWALKER JOHN YOUNG HAS DIED


Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, NASA said Saturday... READ MORE

7th January, 2018 31

KITAKYUSHU'S SPACE WORLD DRAWS EARLY MORNING CROWD FOR FAREWELL PARTY


Sunday to enter Space World amusement park in Kitakyushu for its final day in business... READ MORE

31st December, 2017 398

SPACE WORLD BUYS NAMING RIGHTS TO STAR AHEAD OF CLOSING FINALE


The amusement park named the star, which is about 417 light-years from Earth, after itself Space World... READ MORE

29th December, 2017 211

RUSSIAN VESSEL BLASTS OFF FOR SPACE STATION


Also visible was a stuffed dog toy chosen by Shkaplerov's daughter to be the spacecraft' zero-gravity indicator... READ MORE

18th December, 2017 64

WILL TRUMP SEND AMERICANS TO THE MOON MONEY TALKS EXPERTS


Then his son, George W. Bush, also a Republican, proclaimed in 2004 that America would return to the Moon as part of a NASA program called Constellation... READ MORE

14th December, 2017 0

KEVIN SPACEY ACCUSED OF GROPING A MEMBER OF NORWEGIAN ROYAL FAMILY


Kevin Spacey has been accused of groping a member of the Norwegian royal family... READ MORE

12th December, 2017 1012

'HOUSE OF CARDS' TO RESUME TAPING MINUS STAR KEVIN SPACEY


In November, Netflix said it wouldn't be involved with the series if Spacey remained... READ MORE

4th December, 2017 3

COSMIC THANKSGIVING REPAST AWAITS ISS ASTRONAUTS


CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA - Astronauts at the International Space Station will feast Thursday on pouches of Thanksgiving turkey... READ MORE

23rd November, 2017 0

REPORT: UK POLICE INVESTIGATING 2ND SPACEY SEX-ASSAULT CLAIM


LONDON AP -- Police in London are investigating a second allegation of sexual assault against actor Kevin Spacey, British media reported Wednesday... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 0

Trending News Headlines : Near Space Heights

2014: NASA FAILS FIRST SUPERSONIC PARACHUTE TEST


Within the next two years, private companies will for the first time send astronauts to the International Space Station... READ MORE

14th October, 2016 73298

SPACEX PULLS OFF FIRST REUSED ROCKET MISSION IN TRIUMPH FOR MUSK


Elon Musk's SpaceX achieved an important milestone in space travel, relaunching one of its previously recovered and refurbished Falcon 9 rockets for the first time... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 9058

BOEING CEO VOWS TO BEAT MUSK TO MARS


Boeing and SpaceX are also the first commercial companies NASA selected to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station... READ MORE

5th October, 2016 6627

JAPAN TESTS INNOVATIVE MAGNETIC TETHER FOR SLOWING SPACE JUNK


Japan launches a cargo ship carrying a space junk collector designed to gather debris in space... READ MORE

10th December, 2016 5374

DONALD TRUMP EXPECTED TO SLASH NASA'S CLIMATE CHANGE BUDGET IN FAVOUR OF SENDING HUMANS BACK TO THE MOON


At the same time Mr Obama proposed cutting support for deep space exploration by 840 million next year... READ MORE

20th November, 2016 5109

MYSTERIOUS US MILITARY PLANE RETURNS TO EARTH


Air Force officials have only told US media the aircraft performs risk reduction, experimentation and concept-of-operations development for reusable space vehicle technologies ... READ MORE

11th February, 2015 3939

A GUIDE TO THE RESERVED, HYPER-EFFICIENT, SOMETIMES PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE WORLD OF TORONTO ETIQUETTE


Spacing magazine's Toronto Public Etiquette Guide parses everything from door holding to transit seats... READ MORE

13th May, 2017 2495

AMERICAN X-37B AIRCRAFT LANDS AFTER SECRET MISSION LASTING ALMOST TWO YEARS


Technicians examining the X-37B unmanned spaceplane shortly after landing at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif The plane stands 9... READ MORE

18th October, 2014 1238

THE ASTRONAUT WHO WANTS TO CHANGE HOW WE SEE THE WORLD


Now, at 75,000 ?60,000 a seat, World View plans to fly space tourists and has recruited retired Nasa astronaut, Ron Garan, to captain the ship... READ MORE

15th November, 2016 1059

NASA STUDYING MANNED TRIP AROUND THE MOON AFTER PROD FROM TRUMP


NASA's 2017 budget request of about 19 billion includes 8.4 billion for human exploration operations... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 976

SPACE STATION CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF LIFE IN SPACE


On November 2, 2000, a Russian Soyuz Rocket docked at the International Space Station carrying Expedition 1... READ MORE

8th November, 2015 926

RUSSIA, US WILL CONTINUE SPACE CO-OPERATION DESPITE EARTHLY TENSIONS - ROSCOSMOS HEAD


Russia, US will continue space co-operation despite earthly tensions - Roscosmos head -- RT News... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 881


So the terminal is as important to Spaceport America's image as it is to Virgin Galactic's... READ MORE

20th February, 2016 864

HIS NEXT MOVIE 'ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD' PULLED FROM AFI FEST


A week ago, the American Film Institute insisted the festival's schedule was 'locked' and Kevin Spacey's film would play now it's out... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 858

U.R. RAO, PIONEER OF INDIAS SPACE PROGRAM, DIES AT 85


Professor Rao published 360 scientific papers on cosmic rays, space physics, and satellite and rocket technology... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 741

MIKE PENCE VOWS TO PUT AMERICAN 'BOOTS ON MOON AND MARS' AS HE QUESTIONS WHETHER SPACE SHOULD BE 'WEAPONISED'


And Gwynn Shotwell, president of SpaceX, said her company next year will launch astronauts to the International Space Station, the first American launch of people since 2011... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 501

BEZOS SELLS $1 BILLION A YEAR IN AMAZON STOCK FOR SPACE PROJECT


Stock to fund Blue Origin LLC, the company fueling his dream of sending people into space... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 444

LONG MARCH-7 Y2 READY FOR LAUNCH OF CHINA'S FIRST CARGO SPACECRAFT


It is able to carry cargo spacecraft and man-made satellites... READ MORE

18th March, 2017 409

KEVIN SPACEY MADE WORK ENVIRONMENT 'TOXIC' ALLEGE HOUSE OF CARDS STAFF


Mr Spacey has yet to comment on the new allegations... READ MORE

3rd November, 2017 387

SPACEX LAUNCHES ITS FIRST RECYCLED ROCKET IN HISTORIC LEAP


It was the first time SpaceX founder Elon Musk tried to fly a booster that soared before on an orbital mission... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 331

'BYE BYE SPACEY': ACTOR SLAMMED DESPITE APOLOGY OVER TEEN SEXUAL CLAIM


'Bye, bye' Rapp said he squirmed free after a brief period of time and went into the bathroom, before leaving Spacey's apartment and went home... READ MORE

31st October, 2017 331

AIRBUS TO BUILD SATELLITES FOR ONEWEB TO BEAM INTERNET FROM SPACE


Google, along with Fidelity, has since made a 1 billion investment in another Internet-via-satellite project being developed by California-based Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX... READ MORE

16th June, 2015 272

JAXA FAILS IN BID TO LAUNCH WORLD'S SMALLEST SATELLITE-CARRYING ROCKET


From Uchinoura Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture carrying a miniature Earth observation satellite, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said... READ MORE

16th January, 2017 232

SPACEX ROCKET EXPLODES AT CAPE CANAVERAL AHEAD OF LAUNCH


A rocket operated by the aerospace company SpaceX has exploded on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral where it was being test-fired ahead of a launch... READ MORE

2nd September, 2016 210

U.K. SPACE JUNK PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS THREAT TO FUTURE MISSIONS


The debris now poses a serious threat to future space exploration, scientists warn... READ MORE

19th November, 2016 175

AMERICA STILL NEEDS SPACE TRAVEL: MARK KELLY


Space exploration has yielded enormous practical benefits for Americans... READ MORE

29th September, 2016 154

AFTER VIRGIN GALACTIC'S TRAGIC SETBACK, SPACEPORT AMERICA GOES TO PLAN B


Related Spaceport America Courts Down-to-Earth Tourists They're just throwing things at the dartboard, said New Mexico state Sen... READ MORE

20th February, 2016 152

BEZOS ROCKET COMPANY IS A NEW LEADER IN THE SUBORBITAL SPACE RACE


Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides says most people who prepaid for flights on SpaceShipTwo stuck with his and Branson's company... READ MORE

1st November, 2016 132

SPACEPORT AMERICA LAUNCHES A TOUR OPERATION THAT'S DOWN TO EARTH


The Spaceport America Experience tour made its official debut on Wednesday, kicking off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at a spiffed-up visitor center in Truth or Consequences... READ MORE

20th February, 2016 126

CHALLENGER SPACE SHUTTLE DISASTER MARKED 30 YEARS ON


Three decades after space shuttle exploded after liftoff, reusable technology is seen as key to space exploration... READ MORE

28th January, 2016 109


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