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Vector Space successfully tests first stage engine for NASA

December 16th, 2016 by

Vector Space Systems, a micro satellite space launch company , announced the successful test of its first stage 5K-lbf [22 kN] engine of the Vector-R launch vehicle.

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Full go-ahead for building ExoMars 2020

December 16th, 2016 by

The second ExoMars mission has been confirmed to complete its construction for a 2020 launch. ESA and Thales Alenia Space signed a contract today that secures the completion of the European elements of the next mission.

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