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Engine failure caused Alpha rocket failure

September 6th, 2021 by

Firefly Aerospace has released some details regarding the company’s Alpha rocket’s failed inaugural launch. It confirmed that the root cause was a first stage engine failure.

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Law firm investigating claims on behalf of investors of Astra Space

September 6th, 2021 by

Pomerantz LLP said is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Astra Space, Inc. The investigation concerns whether Astra Space and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.

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First Firefly Alpha rocket destroyed in botched launch

September 3rd, 2021 by

FireFly Aerospace’s Alpha rocket experienced an anomaly during the first stage ascent on its maiden flight, resulting in a mid-air explosion and the loss of the vehicle.

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Zenit rocket debris hits Chinese satellite

August 18th, 2021 by

China’s Yunhai 1-02 satellite was damaged on 18 March 2021, apparently by a piece of a fragmented Zenit-2 rocket that launched a Tselina-2 electronic spy satellite in September 1996.

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EOS-3 lost after GSLV Mk III upper stage malfunction

August 12th, 2021 by

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)’s mission to place its Earth Observation Satellite EOS-03 into geostationary transfer orbit “could not be accomplished fully” because of an anomaly, the space agency said.

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Measat to retire Measat-3

August 8th, 2021 by

Measat Global Berhad will retire its Measat-3 satellite after an anomaly on 21 20 June.21. The incident resulted in a complete outage of service and is still under investigation in partnership with satellite provider Boeing Satellite Systems (“BSS”).

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