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Two new orbital transfer vehicles for Spaceflight

November 12th, 2020 by

Spaceflight Inc. announced that it is developing two additional next-generation orbital transfer vehicles (OTVs) that will debut in 2021.

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CGWIC signs Apstar-6E satellite contract

November 12th, 2020 by

China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC), a subsidiary of China Aerospace Science & Technology Corporation (CASC), and APT Satellite Company Limited (APT) have signed the contract of Apstar-6E satellite in-orbit delivery.

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Asteroid Ryugu: The twirling space rock visited by Hayabusa2

November 12th, 2020 by

Information about the asteroid Ryugu, which was explored by the Hayabusa2 spacecraft from 2018 to 2019.

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ season 3, episode 5: Starfleet tries to break up the band

November 12th, 2020 by

This isn’t the best episode of “Discovery,” but it tantalizes about what might come next.

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Exclusive First Look: New ‘Firefly’ graphic novel ‘Watch How I Soar’ reveals Wash’s tale

November 12th, 2020 by

An all-star roster of talent lends magic to Boom! Studios’ new “Firefly: Watch How I Soar” graphic novel showcasing hotshot pilot Hoban ‘Wash’ Washburn.

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SpaceX’s Crew-1 launch for NASA is carrying rock-eating microbes (and more weird science)

November 12th, 2020 by

The first operational commercial crew mission will not only bring astronauts to the International Space Station but also a suite of unique science experiments for the crew to work on.

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