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Rocket Lab Launches 13 Cubesats on 1st Mission for NASA

11:27 pm PST, December 15, 2018

A Rocket Lab Electron booster lifted off from the company's launch site on New Zealand's Mahia Peninsula early this morning (Dec. 16), successfully delivering 13 tiny satellites to orbit for NASA.

DARPA's Next Project: Design A Space Development Agency

5:12 am PST, December 15, 2018

Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin directed Fred Kennedy, director of DARPA's Tactical Technology Office, to lead a study team and come up with recommendations for the "implementation of the Space Development Agency."

Image of the Day

6:45 am PST, December 14, 2018

Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko work outside the International Space Station to inspect a tiny hole that was discovered in a docked Soyuz crew capsule in August.