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Dragon arrives at ISS after Falcon 9 launch

July 28th, 2019 by

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: Dragon CRS-18; Date: 25 July 2019, 2201 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Dragon separated from Falcon 9’s second stage about nine minutes after lift-off and arrived at the ISS on 27 July.

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Russia may use RD-180 engines in Soyuz-2.1 rockets

July 28th, 2019 by

Russia may start using its RD-180 rocket engines, which it exports to the United States but does not currently use itself, in the first stages of Soyuz-2.1 carriers, Russian State Space Corporation Roskosmos CEO Dmitry Rogozin was quoted as saying.

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Thales Alenia Space delivers Euclid communications module

July 28th, 2019 by

Thales Alenia Space in Spain has delivered the communications module for the Euclid satellite to Thales Alenia Space’s Turin plant, where it will be integrated with the service module.

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Euroconsult government space programmes report

July 28th, 2019 by

According to Euroconsult’s newly released research, Government Space Programs: Benchmarks, Profiles & Forecasts to 2028, global government space budgets are in the early stages of a ten year growth cycle with total world expenditures reaching US$70.9 billion in 2018, and forecasted to grow to US$84.6 billion by 2025.

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