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U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions- Tehran dismisses…

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions- Tehran dismisses…

Published 24/06/2019

DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any [more…]

U.S. arms makers see booming European demand as threats multiply

U.S. arms makers see booming European demand as threats multiply

Published 23/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. arms makers say European demand for fighter jets, missile defenses and other weapons is growing fast amid heightened concerns about Russia [more…]

India’s space startups ignite investor interest

India’s space startups ignite investor interest

Published 23/06/2019

MUMBAI (Reuters) - From companies building palm-sized satellites to those aiming to propel satellites into space using cleaner fuels, a new wave of space technology [more…]

U.N., European bodies outline joint push against space junk

U.N., European bodies outline joint push against space junk

Published 20/06/2019

VIENNA (Reuters) - European and U.N. bodies on Thursday outlined a joint push for global action on space junk, saying that debris orbiting the earth [more…]

Costs, delays mount for Boeing’s NASA launch system, audit finds

Costs, delays mount for Boeing’s NASA launch system, audit finds

Published 20/06/2019

(Reuters) - NASA’s flagship space launch system being built by Boeing is taking years longer than expected with cost overruns of nearly $2 billion, an [more…]

Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing

Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing

Published 18/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Three astronauts instrumental in the groundbreaking U.S. space program of the 1960s and 70s gathered at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday [more…]

NASA boss says ‘no doubt’ SpaceX explosion delays flight program

NASA boss says ‘no doubt’ SpaceX explosion delays flight program

Published 18/06/2019

LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) - The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April “no doubt” delays NASA’s drive to return Americans to the [more…]

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris

Published 17/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - The Canadian government’s contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available [more…]

France warns new European drone must be competitive on price

France warns new European drone must be competitive on price

Published 17/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - A next-generation drone being developed by several European nations must be price competitive or the project designed to project European unity and [more…]

India set to launch second lunar mission- land rover on the moon

India set to launch second lunar mission- land rover on the moon

Published 12/06/2019

BENGALURU (Reuters) - India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a [more…]