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ABL performs stage test of RS1 launch vehicle

Submit on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 22:59

ABL Space Systems has completed integrated stage testing of the RS1 small satellite launch vehicle. Testing was performed on the RS1 second stage with the in-house designed E2 liquid rocket engine at the Area 1-56 test site on Edwards Air Force Base.

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Satellites fuelled for next Vega launch

Submit on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 22:58

The two European satellite passengers to be orbited on Arianespace’s next Vega launch – Spain’s SEOSAT-Ingenio and Taranis of France – have been fuelled in preparation for next month’s lift-off from the Spaceport in French Guiana.

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Spainsat NG successfully passes Preliminary Design Review

Submit on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 22:57

The Spainsat NG programme, owned and operated by Hisdesat, has successfully passed the preliminary design review (PDR) of the payloads and the full satellite, including PDR of Pacis 3 elements. Spainsat NG is being manufactured by a consortium of four co-primes from Airbus in Spain and France, and Thales Alenia Space in Spain and France.

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Roskosmos wants import-free space sector by 2025

Submit on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 22:56

Russia’s space sector will no longer depend on imported goods by 2025, Russian state space corporation Roskosmos Director General Dmitry Rogozin was quoted as saying.

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ season 3, episode 2 recap: Burnham finally makes contact

Submit on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 21:53

Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) finally makes contact in “Star Trek: Discovery” season 3, episode 2, “Far From Home.”

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Aliens watching us? Scientists spot 1,000 nearby stars where E.T. could detect life on Earth

Submit on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 20:55

As humanity ramps up its search for alien life, we should keep in mind that E.T. might be hunting for us as well.

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