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Helium leak appears to have caused Chandrayaan2 launch delay

Submit on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 22:59

A leak aboard the GSLV rocket forced India to abort the launch of its Chandrayaan2 Moon mission less than one hour before lift-off, media reports said.

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Kleos Space satellites ready for launch

Submit on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 22:58

Kleos Space S.A., a space- powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data provider, has completed all acceptance reviews and the satellites are mission ready awaiting transport to RocketLab’s Launch Complex 1 in Mahia, New Zealand.

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Northrop Grumman to demonstrate robotic manufacturing in space

Submit on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 22:57

Made In Space (MIS) has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a subcontract to support NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) demonstration of the autonomous robotic manufacturing and assembly platform, Archinaut, on a flight mission.

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ESA sees demand for satellites around the Moon

Submit on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 22:56

The heightened interest in going to the Moon shows that there could be a market in providing satellite communications beyond Earth, ESA said in a statement.

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OneWeb’s satellites deliver real-time HD streaming from space

Submit on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 22:55

OneWeb announced the successful test of its six satellites in Low Earth Orbit. All satellites delivered high-speed, low-latency services, with speed of more than 400 Mbps which enabled real-time video streaming in Full HD from space.

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SpaceX says leak caused Crew Dragon explosion during testing

Submit on Monday, July 15th, 2019 22:59

SpaceX issued a statement regarding the explosion of the company’s Crew Dragon In-Flight Abort test vehicle during a test in April. It blames the mishap on the failure of a titanium component in a high-pressure nitrogen tetroxide environment.

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