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Archive for August 21st, 2015

Russia still working on reusable first stage rocket

August 21st, 2015 by

Russia is set to develop a new Reusable Space Rocket System, or MRKS in Russian, which is to reduce the cost of launching satellites and other equipment into space. The system, which is being developed under the Federal Space Program, is set to cost no less than RUB12.5 billion (US$185 million).

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GSLV-D6/GSAT-6 pre-launch details

August 21st, 2015 by

GSLV-D6 is the ninth flight of India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV). It is also the fifth developmental flight of GSLV. This is the third time the indigenously developed Cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS) is being carried on-board during a GSLV flight.

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