Rocket Report: Iranian launch failure, SpaceX rideshare business booming

[ad_1] Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. Welcome to Edition 2.13 of the Rocket Report! There continues to be no shortage of news about rideshare launches this week, and it appears as though SpaceX has really shaken up the smallsat industry with its new—and changing—plans to launch satellites for a very […]

British Airways cancels flights following IT failure

[ad_1] A Heathrow spokesperson said BA was experiencing “a technical issue with its systems” impacting check-in and departures there. British Airways was forced to cancel some flights to and from London on Wednesday after it suffered “a systems issue”. Reports suggested dozens of flights in and out of Heathrow—Britain’s busiest airport—had been cancelled, grounding around […]