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Launches and spaceflight updates: Week of August 8, 2022

Looking for this week’s Launches blog? Click here. EarthSky’s Launches blog, with Dave Adalian and Lia De La Cruz, brings...

Launches and spaceflight updates: Week of August 1, 2022

Launches updates for the week of August 1, 2022: South Korea launches its first moon mission, Elon Musk hints at a date for Starship, and more.

Launches and spaceflight updates: Week of July 25, 2022

China launched an unknown payload on Friday (July 29, 2022). An uncontrolled re-entry was planned, for the 2nd time this month.

Launches and spaceflight updates for week of July 18, 2022

Launches and spaceflight updates for the week of July 18, 2022. Pop band goes to space. Will Artemis 1 launch on August 29? SpaceX breaks a record. Buzz Aldrin sells moon memorabilia.

July 22 Starlink launch: success!

SpaceX has five Starlink launches scheduled for the month of July 2022. Watch the fourth one that took place at 1:39 p.m. EDT on July 22.

Blue Origin’s NS-21 space tourism launch: Watch here June 4

Watch the launch of Blue Origin's NS-21 mission featuring the youngest-ever American woman to go to space - here.

SpaceX’s Crew-4 launch postponed due to weather

The launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying Crew-4 astronauts to the International Space Station has been postponed due to weather.

Earth Day 2022: Celebrate online and in-person

To celebrate Earth Day 2022, NASA and the Earth Day network are hosting various events designed to promote the beauty of planet Earth and how we can protect it.

Spacewalk on April 18: A new robotic arm

On Monday, two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk. Here's how to watch it live.

Blue Blob has slowed Iceland’s ice melt, for now

New research shows that a patch of cold water in the North Atlantic Ocean called the “Blue Blob" has temporarily slowed the melting of Iceland’s glaciers.