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Accion Systems to demonstrate propulsion system

October 12th, 2020 by

NanoAvionics has signed a contract with US-company Accion Systems to host their propulsion system, TILE 3, on-board its new rideshare mission for a demonstration flight in 2021. Accion Systems procured this flight as the culmination of an ongoing U.S. government sponsored propulsion programme.

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ENPULSION launches new MICRO family of satellite thrusters

October 12th, 2020 by

ENPULSION said it has launched the ENPULSION MICRO to cover the propulsion needs of heavier satellites which want to use the FEEP technology currently used in the company’s NANO product range. First units have already been shipped to customers.

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Blue Origin will launch a New Shepard test flight Tuesday. Here’s how to watch.

October 12th, 2020 by

Blue Origin plans to launch its New Shepard suborbital vehicle on an uncrewed test flight Tuesday morning (Oct. 13), and you can watch the liftoff live.

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Black hole kills star by ‘spaghettification’ as telescopes watch

October 12th, 2020 by

Telescopes have captured the rare light flash from a dying star as it was ripped apart by a supermassive black hole. 

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Mars Opposition 2020: How to See It and What to Expect

October 12th, 2020 by

Get ready to see the Red Planet up close this week: , offering the closest view of the planet until 2035.

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China’s Tianwen-1 Mars probe snaps epic deep-space selfie (photos)

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China’s Tianwen-1 spacecraft has beamed home some deep-space selfies snapped by a small camera jettisoned during its journey to Mars.

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