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First Falcon Heavy successfully lifts off

February 6th, 2018 by

Rocket: Falcon Heavy; Payload: dummy mass; Date: 6 February 2018, 2145 UTC; Launch site: Kennedy Space Center, USA. At the time of writing this, the rocket’s second stage had completed the second of its three burns on this test flight.

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Energia to become prime developer of super-heavy launch vehicle system

February 6th, 2018 by

Energia corporation has been designated as the developer of the Super-Heavy Space Launch Vehicle System (SH SLVS). Subcontractors include enterprises of the State Corporation Roskosmos: RSC Progress, TsENKI, etc.

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New Thales Alenia Space antenna reflector is qualified

February 6th, 2018 by

A new deployable antenna reflector was qualified at the end of last year by Thales Alenia Space’s plant in Toulouse. Designed for the company’s future communications satellites, especially the Spacebus NEO product line, this new antenna reflector is 2.6 meters in diameter and features a highly standardised design. It will also adapt to changing geostationary telecom mission requirements.

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