Aerospace / Defense (Legacy)

No time to be nervous: cosmonaut shrugs off emergency landing

No time to be nervous: cosmonaut shrugs off emergency landing

Published 16/10/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin shrugged off on Tuesday his emergency landing last week, saying there had been no time to worry as [more…]

International Space Station crew has enough supplies for at least…

International Space Station crew has enough supplies for at least…

Published 14/10/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has enough fuel, oxygen, water, and food to last at least six months, Vladimir [more…]

Russia may resume manned space flights on November 28: Interfax

Russia may resume manned space flights on November 28: Interfax

Published 13/10/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The next manned flight of a Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) could take place on Nov. 28, Interfax news [more…]

Rocket failure astronauts will go back into space – Russian official

Rocket failure astronauts will go back into space – Russian official

Published 12/10/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two astronauts who survived the mid-air failure of a Russian rocket will fly again and are provisionally set to travel to the [more…]

NASA addresses unexplained space station hole but mystery remains…

NASA addresses unexplained space station hole but mystery remains…

Published 04/10/2018

(Reuters) - NASA sought on Wednesday to tamp down speculation that sabotage caused a tiny hole found last month in the side of a Russian [more…]

Bezos’ space company designing large lunar lander

Bezos’ space company designing large lunar lander

Published 03/10/2018

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Jeff Bezos’ space company is in the conceptual design phase of a large lunar lander that it says will provide reusable access [more…]

Micronesia air crash turns fatal as passenger’s body found: airline

Micronesia air crash turns fatal as passenger’s body found: airline

Published 01/10/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The body of a passenger on a flight that crashed short of the runway on the tiny Pacific island nation of Micronesia [more…]

U.S., Sweden and Italy bid to supply Bulgaria with fighter jets

U.S., Sweden and Italy bid to supply Bulgaria with fighter jets

Published 01/10/2018

SOFIA (Reuters) - The United States, Sweden and Italy have filed bids to supply Bulgaria with eight fighter jets aimed at replacing its ageing Soviet-designed [more…]

General Electric replaces CEO and shares soar

General Electric replaces CEO and shares soar

Published 01/10/2018

(Reuters) - General Electric Co (GE.N) replaced Chief Executive Officer John Flannery on Monday and said it would take a roughly $23 billion charge to [more…]

Japan lunar exploration firm to head for moon on SpaceX rockets

Japan lunar exploration firm to head for moon on SpaceX rockets

Published 26/09/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese lunar exploration startup Ispace said it has signed up for launches on Elon Musk’s SpaceX rockets in 2020 and 2021, its [more…]