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U.S. Air Force’s X-37B space plane lands in California

October 17th, 2014 by

The U.S. military landed its X-37B robotic space plane at Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California on Friday, ending a classified 22-month mission that marked the third in Earth orbit for the experimental programme, the U.S. Air Force said.

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Boeing concludes commercial crew agreement for CST-100/Atlas V

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Boeing has successfully completed the final milestone of its Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) Space Act Agreement with NASA. The work and testing completed under the agreement resulted in significant maturation of Boeing’s crew transportation system, including the CST-100 spacecraft and Atlas V rocket.

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TAS to study interface between Cosmo-SkyMed, CSO systems

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In the frame of the MUSIS (MUltinational Space-based Imaging System) programme, Thales Alenia Space Italia has signed a contract with OCCAR-EA (Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation), called MUSIS Federating Activities Phase B2, which aims at providing the customers with the definition of the CIL (Common Interoperability Layer).

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SNC wants work under CCtCap contracts to stop

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Sierra Nevada Corp. filed a federal lawsuit to stop work under the CCtCap contracts awarded by NASA while a bid protest is under way, the company’s vice president said.

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