Aerospace / Defense (Legacy)

Russian Soyuz blasts off for ISS in first launch since accident

Russian Soyuz blasts off for ISS in first launch since accident

Published 17/11/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - An unmanned rocket carrying cargo blasted off into space on Friday in the first launch of a Russian-made Soyuz-FG rocket from Kazakhstan’s [more…]

Eaton Vance’s Gaffney sees opportunity in emerging…

Eaton Vance’s Gaffney sees opportunity in emerging…

Published 16/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - There are untapped opportunities in corporate debt securities denominated in emerging-market currencies, Eaton Vance’s director of diversified fixed-income said at the [more…]

‘We trust our rocket’, crew says ahead of first space launch since…

‘We trust our rocket’, crew says ahead of first space launch since…

Published 15/11/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A U.S. astronaut said on Thursday she had full confidence in the safety of the Russian-made Soyuz rocket that will blast a [more…]

Several high-profile funds raised stakes in GE before selloff: filings

Several high-profile funds raised stakes in GE before selloff: filings

Published 15/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Several prominent investors raised their stakes in General Electric Co (GE.N) in the third quarter, before its shares sank in recent [more…]

General Electric pulls out of Nigeria rail concession

General Electric pulls out of Nigeria rail concession

Published 15/11/2018

LAGOS (Reuters) - General Electric Co (GE.N) has pulled out of a long-term concession deal with the Nigerian government to maintain and operate narrow-gauge rail [more…]

Portugal to build satellite launch pad, lab with China

Portugal to build satellite launch pad, lab with China

Published 06/11/2018

LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal plans to build an international launch pad for small satellites in the Azores and has agreed with China to set up [more…]

Tearful relatives of Indonesia jet crash victims demand answers

Tearful relatives of Indonesia jet crash victims demand answers

Published 05/11/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Relatives of the victims of an Indonesian jet that crashed into the sea off Jakarta last week killing all 189 on board [more…]

Google’s top Washington lobbyist stepping down

Google’s top Washington lobbyist stepping down

Published 03/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google’s top lobbyist in Washington is stepping aside as the U.S. technology company faces criticism on Capitol Hill on issues including privacy [more…]

To the Moon and beyond: Airbus delivers powerhouse for NASA’s Orion…

To the Moon and beyond: Airbus delivers powerhouse for NASA’s Orion…

Published 02/11/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Europe’s Airbus (AIR.PA) on Friday delivered the “powerhouse” for NASA’s new Orion Spaceship that will take astronauts to the Moon and beyond [more…]

Russian Soyuz rocket failure caused by damaged sensor: investigation

Russian Soyuz rocket failure caused by damaged sensor: investigation

Published 01/11/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The abortive launch last month of a manned Soyuz mission to space was caused by a sensor damaged during the rocket’s assembly [more…]