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China’s new huge solid rocket booster completes test

March 6th, 2019 by

China announced that the country’s new solid rocket booster, with 200-tonne thrust engine, completed hot firing tests, proving its readiness for commercial launches.

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ESA gives go-ahead for Smile mission with China

March 6th, 2019 by

The Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer, Smile, has been given the green light for implementation by ESA’s Science Programme Committee.

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Reshetnev builds reflector for Ekspress-AMU7

March 6th, 2019 by

ISS-Reshetnev Company for the first time will manufacture a reflector for a European company as part of a commercial telecommunications satellite project.

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