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Airbus space technology reaches Mars

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NASA's Perseverance rover relies on Airbus built weather station and communications antenna When 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...

Virgin Orbit aces second launch demo from the wing of a Boeing 747-400 and deploys NASA payloads

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Virgin Orbit, the California-based satellite launch company, confirmed that its LauncherOne rocket reached space during the company’s second launch demonstration today, successfully deploying 10...

France puts second military observation satellite CSO-2 in orbit with Belgian participation

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France successfully launched its second CSO-2 military observation satellite with a Soyuz rocket from the Guyanese Space Centre near Kourou in Guyana on December...

SpaceX Starship SN8 makes hard landing and explodes after high-altitude flight test

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On 9 December, SpaceX Starship serial number 8 (SN8) lifted off from the Cameron County launch pad and successfully ascended, transitioned propellant, and performed...

SpaceX Crew Dragon astronauts join Expedition 64 crew on the ISS

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NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon have arrived...

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts headed to International Space Station

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An international crew of astronauts is en route to the International Space Station following a successful launch on the first NASA-certified commercial human spacecraft...

NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner of the Russian space agency Roscosmos landed on Earth

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NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner of the Russian space agency Roscosmos landed on Earth at 16:54 UTC in...

Soyuz MS-17 docks International Space Station in record time after successful launch

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Only three hours after leaving Earth from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, today, the Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft carrying NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and Russian cosmonauts Sergey...

Virgin Galactic unveils Mach 3 aircraft design; signs MoU with Rolls-Royce

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Virgin Galactic Holdings, a vertically integrated aerospace and space travel company, which includes its manufacturer of advanced air and space vehicles, The Spaceship Company,...

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon safely returns to Earth

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On Saturday, May 30, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launched Crew Dragon’s second demonstration (Demo-2) mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and the...

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo completes second flight from Spaceport America

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Virgin Galactic has successfully completed its second SpaceShipTwo test flight from Spaceport America. This flight follows the completion of the first test flight from...

The two astronauts onboard the Crew Dragon successfully docked at the International Space Station

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The Crew Dragon has arrived at its destination in space. Barely 19 hours after a historic launch — the first time astronauts had ever travelled...

[Guided tour – video] Crew Dragon astronauts name their SpaceX capsule “Endeavour”

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On 30 May at 19:22 (UTC), the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft successfully launched from Kennedy Space Center’s historic Launch Pad...

NASA and SpaceX launch astronauts from US soil for the first time in nearly a decade

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A SpaceX rocket (Falcon 9) and spacecraft (Crew Dragon) carrying two NASA astronauts soared into outer space Saturday — marking the first time humans...

US returns to space with today’s launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule with two astronauts to the ISS

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SpaceX's Demo-2 mission has been four years in the making and will launch today, May 27, at 4:33 p.m. EDT (20:33 GMT). Demo-2 will...

Spectacular coverage of SpaceX’s Starlink Mission: “train of satellites”

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On 23 May, SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. One day later,...

Chinese satellite Tiangong-1 is out of control and will crash on earth on Sunday

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Tiangong-1, a Chinese satellite, is on final approach into earth but nobody knows where or when it will crash-land. China lost control of this satellite...

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