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Watch the U.S. Air Force launch a new satellite live right here

March 15th, 2019

It’s been an eventful week for spaceflight, with the biggest news being the hotly anticipated launch of the Soyuz rocket carrying a pair of NASA astronauts going smoothly on Thursday, but we’re not done yet. The U.S. Air Force is about to close out the week with the launch of a shiny new Wideband Global …

Elon Musk’s SpaceX just won a huge battle with the space industry

March 15th, 2017

For the last decade, a joint Boeing-Lockheed Martin venture called the United Launch Alliance has been the only company allowed to bid on launching military satellites into space. Elon Musk’s SpaceX spoiled that party last year when it won its first US Air Force contract, but the ULA didn’t bid on that contract. Now, for …