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Archive for May 20th, 2019

Arianespace to orbit SEOSat/Ingenio Earth observation satellite

May 20th, 2019 by

Arianespace and the European Space Agency (ESA/Earth Observation Programs directorate) announced the signature of a launch services contract with a Vega launcher for SEOSat (Spanish Earth Observation SATellite) for Spain’s Center for Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI – Centro para el Desarrollo Technologico Industrial).

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ULA completes final design review for new Vulcan Centaur rocket

May 20th, 2019 by

United Launch Alliance completed the system Critical Design Review (CDR) for the company’s new Vulcan Centaur rocket. The system-level CDR is the final review of the design for the overall rocket.

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LandSpace tests methane rocket engine

May 20th, 2019 by

LandSpace, a private startup in Beijing, announced that its TQ-12 methane rocket engine successfully underwent a 20-second trial run at the company’s test facility in Huzhou, Zhejiang province. It is the world’s third high-performance methane engine after SpaceX’s Raptor and Blue Origin’s BE-4.

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