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Archive for October 22nd, 2020

ABL performs stage test of RS1 launch vehicle

October 22nd, 2020 by

ABL Space Systems has completed integrated stage testing of the RS1 small satellite launch vehicle. Testing was performed on the RS1 second stage with the in-house designed E2 liquid rocket engine at the Area 1-56 test site on Edwards Air Force Base.

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Satellites fuelled for next Vega launch

October 22nd, 2020 by

The two European satellite passengers to be orbited on Arianespace’s next Vega launch – Spain’s SEOSAT-Ingenio and Taranis of France – have been fuelled in preparation for next month’s lift-off from the Spaceport in French Guiana.

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Spainsat NG successfully passes Preliminary Design Review

October 22nd, 2020 by

The Spainsat NG programme, owned and operated by Hisdesat, has successfully passed the preliminary design review (PDR) of the payloads and the full satellite, including PDR of Pacis 3 elements. Spainsat NG is being manufactured by a consortium of four co-primes from Airbus in Spain and France, and Thales Alenia Space in Spain and France.

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Roskosmos wants import-free space sector by 2025

October 22nd, 2020 by

Russia’s space sector will no longer depend on imported goods by 2025, Russian state space corporation Roskosmos Director General Dmitry Rogozin was quoted as saying.

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ season 3, episode 2 recap: Burnham finally makes contact

October 22nd, 2020 by

Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) finally makes contact in “Star Trek: Discovery” season 3, episode 2, “Far From Home.”

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Aliens watching us? Scientists spot 1,000 nearby stars where E.T. could detect life on Earth

October 22nd, 2020 by

As humanity ramps up its search for alien life, we should keep in mind that E.T. might be hunting for us as well.

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