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ISRO successfully tests Crew Escape System

July 5th, 2018 by

ISRO carried out a major technology demonstration on 5 July, the first in a series of tests to qualify a Crew Escape System, which is a critical technology relevant for human spaceflight.

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Airbus wins two ESA studies for Mars Sample Return mission

July 5th, 2018 by

Airbus has won two studies from the European Space Agency (ESA) to design a Sample Fetch Rover and an Earth Return Orbiter. These two elements will be critical parts of a mission to return samples of the planet Mars to Earth before the end of the next decade. NASA and ESA signed a letter of intent in April 2018 to pursue a Mars Sample Return mission.

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Russia, China consider joint space station – source

July 5th, 2018 by

Russia’s Roskosmos space corporation and its Chinese counterparts signed a number of agreements on space co-operation last month during a summit between Presidents Putin and Xi. The agreements followed a deal signed in March on Russian-Chinese co-operation in the exploration of the moon and outer space, and the creation of joint orbital groups.

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