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B. 2015-07-28 Virgin Galactic spacecraft crash 'due to braking error' Mojave Desert, Southern California
C. 2015-06-28 Unmanned SpaceX rocket explodes after launch Cape Canaveral, Florida
2015-05-16 Russian rocket carrying satellite burns up over Siberia Siberia
E. 2015-05-07 Rogue Russian spacecraft burns up in Earth's atmosphere Oceania
F. 2015-04-29 Russian spacecraft Progress M-27M 'out of control' Russia
G. 2015-04-14 SpaceX fails in third try to retrieve rocket after launch USA
H. 2015-01-10 SpaceX rocket test ends in crash Cape Canaveral, Florida
I. 2014-11-14 Philae comet lander loses power European Union
J. 2014-11-12 Virgin Galactic pilot 'thrown free' from spacecraft Mojave desert, Southern California

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Virgin Galactic spacecraft crash 'due to braking error' Unmanned SpaceX rocket explodes after launch Russian rocket carrying satellite burns up over Siberia Rogue Russian spacecraft burns up in Earth's atmosphere Russian spacecraft Progress M-27M 'out of control' SpaceX fails in third try to retrieve rocket after launch SpaceX rocket test ends in crash Philae comet lander loses power Descent tool probed in Virgin crash Virgin Galactic defends safety record Virgin crash investigation begins Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot   At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed in the California desert Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes   The rocket exploded early Tuesday evening along the eastern Virginia coast, causing a huge fireball but no apparent deaths
Tue.   Southern California
Jun.28   Florida
May.16   Siberia
May.7   Oceania
Apr.29   Russia
Apr.14   USA
Jan.10   Florida


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Nov.3   Southern California
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Unmanned SpaceX rocket explodes after launch
SpaceX fails in third try to retrieve rocket ...
SpaceX rocket test ends in crash
Unmanned SpaceX rocket explodes after launch
SpaceX rocket test ends in crash
Texas
2015 2015
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Russian rocket carrying satellite burns up ov...
Russian spacecraft Progress M-27M 'out of con...
2014
Virgin Galactic pilot 'thrown free' from spac...
Descent tool probed in Virgin crash
Virgin Galactic defends safety record
Virgin Galactic crash: SpaceShipTwo probe 'ma...
Virgin crash investigation begins
Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot
Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes
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2014 2014
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2014 2014
Texas
Launch of new Russian space rocket aborted
2013
Nasa orders emergency ISS repairs
Southern U.S.
2013 2013
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2013 2013
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Injured Russians leave hospital after meteori...
Meteor injures hundreds in Russia
2011
Satellite falls towards earth
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2011 2011
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Texas
Cargo rocket crashes in Siberia
2010
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Russia satellites orbit failure
2009
Failure hits Nasa's 'CO2 hunter'
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Russian and US satellites collide
2007
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2005
Nasa grounds space shuttle fleet
Nasa looks into shuttle 'debris'
Nasa grounds space shuttle fleet
Nasa looks into shuttle 'debris'
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2005 2005
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Malfunction fear for 'solar sail'
2004
Nasa rover breaks down on Mars
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2004 2004
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2003
Columbia report faults Nasa managers
NASA: puncture may be to blame
NASA memo warned of tile damage
Nasa extends shuttle search
Sensors: rising temperatures on Columbia
NASA probe progressing, assessing data
Space shuttle and crew lost
NASA: puncture may be to blame
NASA memo warned of tile damage
Nasa extends shuttle search
Sensors: rising temperatures on Columbia
NASA probe progressing, assessing data
Clues sought for shuttle disaster
Space shuttle and crew lost
NASA: puncture may be to blame
NASA memo warned of tile damage
Nasa extends shuttle search
Sensors: rising temperatures on Columbia
NASA probe progressing, assessing data
Clues sought for shuttle disaster
Space shuttle and crew lost
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Virgin Galactic spacecraft crash 'due to braking error' Map of Mojave Desert USA  Investigators say a Virgin Galactic spaceship crash was caused by structural failure after the co-pilot unlocked a braking system early Unmanned SpaceX rocket explodes after launch Map of Cape Canaveral Florida  An unmanned SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket has exploded over the Atlantic minutes after lift-off from Cape Canaveral in Florida Russian rocket carrying satellite burns up over Siberia  A Russian rocket carrying a Mexican satellite has malfunctioned and burnt up over Siberia soon after launch on Saturday, Russia's space agency says Rogue Russian spacecraft burns up in Earth's atmosphere  The Russian space agency says that its out-of-control spacecraft has burnt up as it re-entered the Earth's atmosphere Russian spacecraft Progress M-27M 'out of control'  A Russian spacecraft delivering supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) is out of control and will fall back to Earth, officials s... SpaceX fails in third try to retrieve rocket after launch  US firm SpaceX has failed in its third attempt to retrieve a booster rocket intact, after a successful launch SpaceX rocket test ends in crash   The American SpaceX firm says its experiment to bring part of its Falcon rocket down to a soft landing on a floating sea platform did not wo... Philae comet lander loses power  he Philae lander on the distant comet 67P has sent another stream of data back to Earth before losing power Virgin Galactic pilot 'thrown free' from spacecraft Descent tool probed in Virgin crash   A safety device on the Virgin Galactic spacecraft that crashed on Friday killing a test pilot had been deployed early, US investigators say Virgin Galactic defends safety record   Virgin Galactic insists safety has always been central to its operations, following the crash of its experimental spacecraft in the US on Fr... Virgin Galactic crash: SpaceShipTwo probe 'may take year' Virgin crash investigation begins   US officials are starting to investigate why a Virgin Galactic space rocket crashed over California's Mojave desert on a test flight Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot Map of Mojave Desert USA


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Tue.   Southern California


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Jun.28   Florida


May 2015 ... more > Top ^
May.16   Siberia
May.7   Oceania


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Apr.29   Russia
Apr.14   USA


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Jan.10   Florida


year 2014 Top ^

Nov.14   European Union
Nov.12   Southern California
Nov.3   Southern California
Nov.2   USA
  Southern California
Nov.1   Southern California
Oct.31   Southern California
  At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed in the California desert
Oct.29   Virginia
Oct.28   Virginia
  The rocket exploded early Tuesday evening along the eastern Virginia coast, causing a huge fireball but no apparent deaths
Sep.7   Nicaragua Small meteorite strikes Nicaraguan capital, leaves crater Jun.27   Russia Launch of new Russian space rocket aborted May.16   Kazakhstan Russian space rocket breaks apart after launch Apr.22   USA Asteroid impact risks 'underappreciated' Feb.12   China China's lunar rover 'declared dead' Jan.27   China China's moon rover 'suffers serious malfunction'

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.17   USA Nasa orders emergency ISS repairs
Nov.11   India Indian Mars mission hit by snag Nov.10   Oceania 'Space Ferrari' falls to Earth Jul.2   Kazakhstan Unmanned Russian rocket explodes after liftoff Jun.27   Ural Meteor shockwave circled globe twice May.23   Ecuador Ecuador satellite space crash fears May.10   Global Space station springs ammonia leak Feb.22   Ural Injured Russians leave hospital after meteorite explosion Feb.15   Global Asteroid 2012 DA14 in record-breaking Earth pass   An asteroid as large as an Olympic swimming pool has raced at a distance of just 27,700km - the closest ever predicted for an object of that...   Ural Meteor injures hundreds in Russia Map of Chelyabinsk Russia
  A meteor crashing in Russia's Ural mountains has injured at least 950 people, as the shockwave blew out windows and rocked buildings
 A fireball streaked through the clear morning sky, followed by loud bangs. The meteor fell, suffered cuts and bruises but at least 46 remain in hospital. A large fragment landed in a lake near Chebarkul. The walls of the Arena Traktor were among those structures to suffer damage
Feb.14  Ural  Russia hit by meteor shower in Ural region

year 2012 Top ^

Mar.24  Global  ISS alert over passing space junk

year 2011 Top ^

Sep.23   USA Satellite falls towards earth
Aug.24   Siberia Cargo rocket crashes in Siberia

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.5   Russia Russia satellites orbit failure
Jul.2   Global Russian spaceship fails to dock

year 2009 Top ^

Aug.29   India India loses Moon satellite links
Apr.5   North Korea   Space launch 'fails'  North Korea failed in its attempt to get a satellite into space. 2 stages of the rocket and its payload landed in the Pacific Ocean Feb.24   USA Failure hits Nasa's 'CO2 hunter' Feb.11   Siberia Russian and US satellites collide
  The communications satellites have collided in space in the first such reported mishap at high speed nearly 780km over Siberia

year 2007 Top ^

Sep.18   Peru Scores ill in 'meteor crash'  Some 600 people have required treatment after an object from space plummeted to Earth in a remote area

year 2005 Top ^

Jul.27   Florida   Nasa grounds space shuttle fleet  The engineers investigate debris which fell from Discovery's external fuel tank during launch Jul.26  Florida  Nasa looks into shuttle 'debris' Jun.21  Russia  Malfunction fear for 'solar sail'

year 2004 Top ^

Jan.22  USA  Nasa rover breaks down on Mars

year 2003 Top ^

Dec.26  England  Beagle 2 not calling home from Mars Nov.28   Japan 2 spy satellites blown up
Aug.26   Washington Columbia report faults Nasa managers  The independent team concluded that long-standing flaws in the organisation were 'as much a cause' as technical faults Aug.22   Brazil   21 dead in rocket explosion  At least 20 others were injured. A rocket exploded on its launch pad while undergoing final pre-launch tests Feb.13  Texas  NASA: puncture may be to blame Feb.4  Texas  NASA memo warned of tile damage Feb.3   Texas Nasa extends shuttle search Feb.2  Texas  NASA probe progressing, assessing data   Texas Sensors: rising temperatures on Columbia  Texas  Clues sought for shuttle disaster Feb.1  Texas  Remains found among shuttle debris  Texas  NASA mourns, seeks answers   Texas   Space shuttle and crew lost
  Columbia broke up as it descended toward a planned landing, showering debris across southeastern Texas
 Those killed on the flight were commander Rick D. Husband; pilot William C. McCool; payload commander Michael P. Anderson; mission specialists David M. Brown, Kalpana Chawla and Laurel Clark; and Israel's astronaut, Ilan Ramon. The loss was caused by damage sustained during launch when a piece of insulation broke off


year 2002 Top ^

Dec.11   French Guiana Europe's super rocket explodes

before year 2000
Jan. 28, 1986   Florida Space Shuttle Challenger disaster
Map of Cape Canaveral Florida Florida
  The NASA orbiter Challenger (OV-099) (mission STS-51-L) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members