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Update: Soyuz MS-12 launched without problems

Submit on Sunday, March 17th, 2019 22:58

According to the flight programme, the Soyuz MS-12 rendezvous with the ISS was implemented using a four-orbit rendezvous profile. The approach and docking were performed in automatic mode under supervision of the ISS RS LOCT specialists at MCC and Russian crewmembers of the manned transportation spacecraft and the station.

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ESA greenlight for UK’s air-breathing rocket engine

Submit on Sunday, March 17th, 2019 22:57

ESA, together with the UK Space Agency (UKSA) recently reviewed the preliminary design of the demonstrator engine core of the Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (SABRE), which Reaction Engines will use to undertake ground-based testing at test facility at Westcott, Buckinghamshire, which is currently under construction.

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Soyuz-5 to start testing in 2022

Submit on Sunday, March 17th, 2019 22:56

The Progress Space Rocket Center has signed an agreement with the Center for the Certification of Rocket and Space Activity on certifying four Soyuz-5 medium-class rockets that will undergo flight tests in 2022-2025.

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Soyuz MS-12 launched without problems

Submit on Thursday, March 14th, 2019 22:59

Rocket: Soyuz 2-1a; Payload: Soyuz MS-12; Date: 14 March 2019, 1914 UTC; Launch site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The crewed vessel arrived at its target orbit less than nine minutes after liftoff.

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LM develops world-first LTE-over-satellite system

Submit on Thursday, March 14th, 2019 22:58

Lockheed Martin said it has developed a new LTE-over-Satellite system designed to provide connectivity to remote regions, including areas without cellphone coverage, boats off-shore, or during natural disasters like hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, catastrophic floods or volcanoes. New hotspots connect existing phones to satellites for reliable 4G connections.

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Satellite capacity pricing plunges 18% from 2018-2019 – report

Submit on Thursday, March 14th, 2019 22:57

NSR’s Satellite Capacity Pricing Index, 5th Edition (2019) finds accelerated pricing decline across operator segments, with a global average decline of 18% over the past 12 months.

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