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Archive for February 7th, 2018

Update: First Falcon Heavy successfully lifts off

February 7th, 2018 by

The first test flight of a Falcon Heavy rocket may have been a great publicity stunt but was technically not as successful as many reports suggest.

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Roskosmos may order 2 Angara-1.2 rockets in 2019-2020 to launch Gonets-M

February 7th, 2018 by

The construction of two Angara launch vehicles may be ordered in 2019-2020 in order to put Gonets-M satellites into orbit from Plesetsk Cosmodrome.

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ESA, Airbus sign agreement for new ISS commercial payload platform

February 7th, 2018 by

The European Space Agency (ESA) and Airbus have signed a commercial partnership (PPP) agreement for construction, launch and operations of the commercial “Bartolomeo” platform. Airbus’ new external payload hosting facility will be attached to the European Columbus module of the International Space Station (ISS) from mid-2019.

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