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Archive for February 11th, 2019

China improves Chang Zheng-6 rocket for growing commercial launches

February 11th, 2019 by

China announced that it is developing a modified version of the Chang Zheng-6 rocket to add four solid boosters to increase its carrying capacity.

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Airbus invests EUR25 million in its Ottobrunn aerospace site

February 11th, 2019 by

Airbus said it is expanding its aerospace activities at its site in Ottobrunn/Taufkirchen, near Munich with the modernisation of solar array production for satellites, and with the commissioning of expanded clean rooms for optical satellite instruments. In total, the company will be investing approximately EUR25 million.

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