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CO3D satellites to be launched aboard Vega C

December 7th, 2020 by

Arianespace has signed a contract with Airbus to launch four new-generation optical observation satellites of the CO3D (Composante Optique 3D) constellation, to be orbited using the Vega C launcher.

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‘The Mandalorian’ episode ‘Chapter 14: The Tragedy’ will leave you speechless

December 7th, 2020 by

Place a cushion or crash mat on the floor because your jaw is going to drop like a lead weight in this season 2, episode 5 of “The Mandalorian.”

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TAS to develop pressurised module for HALO

December 7th, 2020 by

Thales Alenia Space has signed a contract with Northrop Grumman to develop the pressurised module for HALO (Habitation And Logistics Outpost) that will be one of the first two elements to form the Lunar Gateway which will be launched in late 2023.

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Arktika-M spacecraft thermal vacuum tests completed

December 7th, 2020 by

Thermal vacuum tests of the Arktika-M spacecraft have been successfully conducted at Roskosmos Rocket and Space Industry Scientific Test Center in Peresvet.

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SpaceX to attempt major Starship SN8 prototype test flight Tuesday. Here’s how to watch live.

December 7th, 2020 by

SpaceX aims to launch an epic test flight of its latest Starship prototype on Tuesday (Dec. 8), and you can watch the action live.

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China plants its flag on the moon with Chang’e 5 lunar lander (photo, video)

December 7th, 2020 by

The sample-collecting Chang’e 5 moon lander deployed a small version of China’s five-star red flag on Thursday (Dec. 3), shortly before the mission’s attached ascent vehicle launched into lunar orbit.

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