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U.S., Russian crew transfer to space station after Soyuz flight

U.S., Russian crew transfer to space station after Soyuz flight

Published 13/09/2017

Two U.S. astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, about six hours after their Soyuz spacecraft blasted off from Kazakhstan, a NASA TV broadcast showed. [more…]

Spacecraft with U.S., Russian astronauts arrives at space station

Spacecraft with U.S., Russian astronauts arrives at space station

Published 13/09/2017

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying two U.S. astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut docked with the International Space Station on Wednesday, about six hours after blasting off from Kazakhstan, a NASA TV broadcast showed. [more…]

Arianespace aborts satellite launch seconds before lift-off

Arianespace aborts satellite launch seconds before lift-off

Published 06/09/2017

European satellite launching firm Arianespace said it had called off the launch of two communications satellites seconds before lift-off on Tuesday, citing unspecified problems. [more…]

India`s eighth navigation satellite implodes on take off

India`s eighth navigation satellite implodes on take off

Published 31/08/2017

India's eighth navigation satellite imploded shortly after lift off on Thursday, state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said. [more…]

Japan launches satellite for advanced GPS operation

Japan launches satellite for advanced GPS operation

Published 19/08/2017

Japan on Saturday launched an H-2A rocket carrying a geo-positioning satellite into orbit after a week-long delay, the government said. [more…]

Japan GPS satellite launch postponed due to glitch

Japan GPS satellite launch postponed due to glitch

Published 12/08/2017

Japan on Saturday postponed the planned launch of an H-2A rocket tasked to put a geo-positioning satellite into orbit due to possible helium gas leakage, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) said. [more…]

Rocket Lab says fixes test flight glitch which terminated first launch

Rocket Lab says fixes test flight glitch which terminated first launch

Published 08/08/2017

Rocket Lab, a Silicon Valley-funded space launch company, said a contractor's error was to blame for its maiden flight failing to reach orbit in May, but that the problem had been fixed ahead of another planned launch in the next two months. [more…]

Ex-Millennium trader Langlois preps new hedge fund – sources

Ex-Millennium trader Langlois preps new hedge fund – sources

Published 04/08/2017

Former Millennium Capital Partners and Brevan Howard Asset Management trader Arnaud Langlois is preparing to launch equities hedge fund Terreneuve Capital, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. [more…]

Three-man crew reaches space station as U.S. boosts research

Three-man crew reaches space station as U.S. boosts research

Published 29/07/2017

The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft carrying the crew of Paolo Nespoli of Italy, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Russia and Randy Bresnik of the U.S. blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan July 28, 2017.

A new crew arrived at the International Space Station on Friday, giving NASA for the first time four astronauts to boost U.S. research projects aboard the orbiting laboratory.

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Bulgaria`s first communications satellite launched into orbit

Bulgaria`s first communications satellite launched into orbit

Published 24/06/2017

Bulgaria's first geostationary communications satellite has been launched into space, operator Bulsatcom said in a statement on Saturday.

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