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Archive for November 19th, 2013

XCOR, ULA achieve milestone in LH2 engine programme

November 19th, 2013 by

XCOR Aerospace and United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced a significant milestone, the first successful hot fire of the subscale 11,1 kN (2,500 lbf) thrust XR-5H25 engine in the XCOR and ULA liquid hydrogen (LH2) engine development programme.

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RUAG Space supplies navigation aid for ESA’s Swarm Mission

November 19th, 2013 by

ESA’s Swarm satellites will be able to determine their precise position in space thanks to GPS navigation receivers developed by RUAG Space specifically for use aboard satellites, the company said. Swarm will be equipped with the first examples of this new product line.

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