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Falcon 9 launches satellite for Bangladesh

May 13th, 2018 by

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: Bangabandhu Satellite-1; Date: 11 May 2018, 2014 UTC; Launch site: Kennedy Space Center, USA. The spacecraft was deployed into a geostationary transfer orbit approximately 33 minutes after lift-off.

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ULA selects RL10 engine for Vulcan Centaur

May 13th, 2018 by

United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced Aerojet Rocketdyne as a strategic partner for the RL10 upper stage engine for ULA’s next-generation Vulcan Centaur rocket following a competitive procurement process.

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