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China quietly tests launch, recovery of reusable spacecraft tech in secretive two-day test flight
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China quietly tests launch, recovery of reusable spacecraft tech in secretive two-day test flight

The description of the reusable spacecraft matches China's plans of launching a similar spacecraft three years ago.

EU to get serious about its space ventures; will plough in more money in order to keep up with Chinese, US ambitions
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EU to get serious about its space ventures; will plough in more money in order to keep up with Chinese, US ambitions

The EU budget will be used to support new technology to launch rockets, including reusable ones, said European Commissioner Thierry Breton.

ISRO's Space Shuttle-like Reusable Launch Vehicle will attempt its first landing in Karnataka
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ISRO's Space Shuttle-like Reusable Launch Vehicle will attempt its first landing in Karnataka

India's RLV includes a Space Shuttle-like craft that could feature an air-breathing ramjet engine.

Historic: SpaceX grabs Falcon 9 fairing for reuse after launch of Israeli AMOS-17 satellite
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Historic: SpaceX grabs Falcon 9 fairing for reuse after launch of Israeli AMOS-17 satellite

SpaceX retired the rest of the thrice-used Falcon 9 from service after the 87-minute launch sequence.

ISRO to design fourth stage rockets that stay 'alive' for experiments months after launch
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ISRO to design fourth stage rockets that stay 'alive' for experiments months after launch

ISRO will demonstrate this technology in the upcoming PSLV-C44 launch mission in January, 2019.

SpaceX scraps plans make Falcon 9 even more reusable than it is now
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SpaceX scraps plans make Falcon 9 even more reusable than it is now

SpaceX will make “minor tweaks" to improve its reliability, if NASA & US Air Force back it: Musk.