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Planet Labs To Acquire Terra Bella And Launch Largest Ever Constellation Of Satellites »

Planet has agreed to acquire Terra Bella (formerly Skybox Imaging) from Google, who acquired Skybox Imaging in August 2014. Planet Labs also announced plans today for what they believe to be the largest number of satellites ever launched at once—88 new satellites—scheduled for Feb. 14. More

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50-Year Apollo Reunion Set... »

It was 50 years ago, in 1967, that NASA scheduled the first Apollo mission, with the aim to land on the Moon, and EAA will celebrate that era of exploration... More

Lunar XPrize Finalists... »

The contenders in the international Lunar XPrize have been narrowed down to five finalist teams who will attempt to be the first to launch and land a robot... More

Astronaut Eugene Cernan Dies »

Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, died Monday at the age of 82. Cernan has been suffering from a “long illness” when he died... More

SpaceX Mission Flawless »

SpaceX celebrated its return to space Saturday with a flawless launch, satellite deployment and recovery of the first stage booster on a platform floating in... More

Remembering John Glenn »

To understand his stature, it helps to have lived through the history that elevated Glenn to the national stage. More

Astronaut, Fighter Pilot... »

John Glenn, a lifelong pilot and public figure who is best known as the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth, died Thursday at 95. The retired... More