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Boeing and NASA complete the first Starliner Space Station flight test

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Uncrewed flight paves the way to crew missionsBoeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft landed at the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico at...

Boeing Starliner en route to International Space Station

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Spacecraft reaches intended orbit and continues to perform nominallyThe Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after successfully...

Russia ready to end cooperation with NASA and ESA on International Space Station

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The Russian space organisation Roscosmos will no longer take part in the International Space Station (ISS) project, the organisation's director Dmitry Rogozin said on...

Russia stops supplying rocket engines to the United States

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“Let them fly with something else, their brooms, I don’t know what”.Russian state-owned Roscosmos has decided to no longer sell rocket engines to the...

James Webb Space Telescope successfully deployed

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The deployment of the main mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope was successfully completed on Saturday 8 January. NASA's latest gem will now...

Successful launch of James Webb space telescope with an Ariane 5 rocket

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The James Webb telescope took off from Kourou in French Guyana on 25 December aboard an Ariane 5 rocket. This piece of technology should...

MBDA’s Marte ER missile has successful final test firing

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MBDA’s new Marte ER anti-ship missile successfully completed its final test firing at the end of November 2021.Carried out at an Italian test range...

Belgian chemical giant Solvay to supply Avio with advanced materials for space exploration programmes such as the Vega rockets

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Solvay has signed a long-term agreement with Avio to supply advanced composite and adhesive materials for demanding applications in aerospace.Solvay and Avio SpA have signed...

NASA, SpaceX launch DART on a first test mission to defend Planet Earth against asteroids or comets

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NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the world’s first full-scale mission to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards, launched...

One of the passengers of the Blue Origin rocket October space flight dies in plane crash

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One of four passengers on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket, who made a brief trip to space in October, was killed in a small...

ANA Holdings and Virgin Orbit agree on 20 LauncherOne flights from Japan

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ANA HOLDINGS, owner of All Nippon Airways (ANA) establishes a new space business as an exclusive distributor of Asia's first air-launch service.ANA HOLDINGS INC.,...

First space tourists to fly around the earth expected to lift off tonight

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On Wednesday 15 September, SpaceX is targeting a five-hour launch window to launch the Inspiration4 mission – the world’s first all-civilian human spaceflight to...

FAA grounds Virgin Galactic’s spaceship pending probe into Richard Branson’s flight

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Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo is grounded until the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) completes an investigation into the company’s test flight carrying Richard Branson. During...

Boeing’s spacecraft Starliner returning to factory to resolve valve issue – Launch could be delayed by several months

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Earlier this month, Boeing cancelled the launch of its CST-100 Starliner to the International Space Station (ISS) after discovering a problem with the valves...

Virgin Galactic announces first fully crewed spaceflight

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Virgin Galactic has announced that the flight window for the next rocket-powered test flight of its SpaceShipTwo Unity opens July 11, pending weather and...

International Space Station astronauts install 2 advanced solar arrays provided by Boeing

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Two new, advanced solar arrays provided by Boeing have increased the International Space Station (ISS) power supply after European astronaut Thomas Pesquet and NASA...

Billionaire Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is going to space on first crewed flight of Blue Origin rocket

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Jeff Bezos will be flying to space on the first crewed flight of the New Shepard, the rocket ship made by his space company,...

Sixty years ago, Yuri Gagarin was the first man sent into space

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Yuri Gagarin is a monument of the Soviet space conquest. Sixty years ago, he became the first man in the world to be sent...

Airbus space technology reaches Mars

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NASA's Perseverance rover relies on Airbus built weather station and communications antennaWhen NASA's Perseverance rover lands on the surface of the Red Planet next...

“Fly me to the Moon”: Airbus wins ESA contract for three more European Service Modules for NASA’s Orion spacecraft

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  Going to the Moon with the Artemis programme involves Europe   Service modules being built by Airbus Bremen - 10 European nations involved  The European Space...

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