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Delta IV launches 10th WGS satellite

March 17th, 2019 by

Rocket: Delta IV; Payload: WGS-10 [Wideband Global SATCOM 10]; Date: 16 March 2019, 0026 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA.

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Update: Soyuz MS-12 launched without problems

March 17th, 2019 by

According to the flight programme, the Soyuz MS-12 rendezvous with the ISS was implemented using a four-orbit rendezvous profile. The approach and docking were performed in automatic mode under supervision of the ISS RS LOCT specialists at MCC and Russian crewmembers of the manned transportation spacecraft and the station.

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ESA greenlight for UK’s air-breathing rocket engine

March 17th, 2019 by

ESA, together with the UK Space Agency (UKSA) recently reviewed the preliminary design of the demonstrator engine core of the Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (SABRE), which Reaction Engines will use to undertake ground-based testing at test facility at Westcott, Buckinghamshire, which is currently under construction.

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Soyuz-5 to start testing in 2022

March 17th, 2019 by

The Progress Space Rocket Center has signed an agreement with the Center for the Certification of Rocket and Space Activity on certifying four Soyuz-5 medium-class rockets that will undergo flight tests in 2022-2025.

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