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Archive for October 27th, 2019

Roskosmos agrees to reschedule Progress launch

October 27th, 2019 by

Russia’s Roskosmos space agency has agreed to move up the launch of the Progress MS-13 cargo spacecraft to the ISS at NASA’s request, representatives from both space agencies confirmed on Thursday.

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USAF begins national security launch architecture study

October 27th, 2019 by

The U.S. Air Force’s Space and Missile System Center released a Request for Information (RFI) to learn more about industry’s innovative developments in launch, on-orbit manoeuvrability, and commodity transport architectures for on-orbit servicing.

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Three RD-180 rocket engines being prepared for shipment to US

October 27th, 2019 by

Roskosmos subsidiary Energomash is preparing to deliver three more RD-180 engines for use with Atlas-5 launch vehicles, the company reported on Friday.

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Reaction Engines test programme validates precooler

October 27th, 2019 by

Reaction Engines has successfully tested its precooler at airflow temperature conditions representing Mach 5, or five times the speed of sound, marking a significant milestone in the development of its SABRE engine.

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