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After being pushed back a few time, ESA's Vega rocket launched from French Guiana
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After being pushed back a few time, ESA's Vega rocket launched from French Guiana

The Vega rocket's last mission in July 2019 failed around two minutes after take-off because of an apparent structural failure that caused the launcher to split in two.

Scottish startup Skyrora successfully launched its first rocket, Skylark Nano, from Shetland
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Scottish startup Skyrora successfully launched its first rocket, Skylark Nano, from Shetland

The Skylark Nano is a development spacecraft of the company, while it works on its orbital commercial launch vehicles – known as the Skylark- L and Skyrora XL.

MOMO-5, a rocket by private Japanese firm fails to reach space, faces malfunction
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MOMO-5, a rocket by private Japanese firm fails to reach space, faces malfunction

Due to some malfunction when it reached the point of maximum aerodynamic pressure, the rocket could not launch and crashed into the Pacific Ocean.

Virgin Orbit company aborted its first attempt to launch a rocket into space from a modified airplane
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Virgin Orbit company aborted its first attempt to launch a rocket into space from a modified airplane

The company's attempt to a rocket called LauncherOne into orbit when an anomaly then occurred early in the first stage flight.

Japan's space agency cancels launch of rocket after fire breaks out on launch pad
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Japan's space agency cancels launch of rocket after fire breaks out on launch pad

The unnamed rocket was supposed to carry 5.3 tonnes of supplies to the astronauts on the International Space Station.

How to register yourself to watch Chandrayaan 2 launch in person on 15 July
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How to register yourself to watch Chandrayaan 2 launch in person on 15 July

Registration for the launch opens today on 4 July at 12.00 am. Here's how you register.

NASA tests launch-abort system of Orion capsule that will be used in Artemis mission
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NASA tests launch-abort system of Orion capsule that will be used in Artemis mission

The three-minute event tested real-life conditions of astronaut evacuation in the event of an explosion.

SpaceX Crew Dragon faces serious issues on launchpad despite successful test launch
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SpaceX Crew Dragon faces serious issues on launchpad despite successful test launch

In a test launch for their space capsule Crew Dragon, SpaceX faces problems in their last phase.

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch: The world's most powerful rocket successfully nails its landing
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SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch: The world's most powerful rocket successfully nails its landing

The Falcon Heavy rocket blasted off from NASA's historic Pad 39A earlier this morning.

ISRO launches PSLV-C44: Indian military satellite carrying Microsat-R and students' payload Kalamsat lifts off
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ISRO launches PSLV-C44: Indian military satellite carrying Microsat-R and students' payload Kalamsat lifts off

ISRO's PSLV C44 lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here on Thursday, carrying India's military satellite Microsat-R and students' payload Kalamsat.

ISRO'S GSAT-29 satellite launched from Sriharikota; 'Important milestone for Indian Space Programme,' says agency chief K Sivan
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ISRO'S GSAT-29 satellite launched from Sriharikota; 'Important milestone for Indian Space Programme,' says agency chief K Sivan

On its second developmental flight, India's heaviest rocket launched the GSAT-29 satellite into orbit. The satellite is designed to improve internet connectivity in remote areas of Jammu and Kashmir and the North East.

ISRO's GSAT-29 successfully launched from Sriharikota; 'credit to entire team,' says agency chairman K Sivan
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ISRO's GSAT-29 successfully launched from Sriharikota; 'credit to entire team,' says agency chairman K Sivan

The GSLV-Mk III, at 43.4 metres tall and 640 tons is expected to blast off at 5.08 pm today.

Fortnite players disgruntled after being killed during the one-time event rocket launch
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Fortnite players disgruntled after being killed during the one-time event rocket launch

Fortnite's event was a rocket launch which created something of an inter-dimensional rip in the sky.

ISRO will launch the IRNSS-1H satellite aboard the PSLV at 7 pm today: All you need to know and where to watch
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ISRO will launch the IRNSS-1H satellite aboard the PSLV at 7 pm today: All you need to know and where to watch

According to ISRO, the PSLV-C39 will involve a rocket with a lift-off mass of 321 tonnes. It will take 19.5 minutes to place the satellite into sub-GTO.

India should think about reusable rockets and human spaceflight, says former ISRO chief G Madhavan Nair
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India should think about reusable rockets and human spaceflight, says former ISRO chief G Madhavan Nair

Ex-ISRO Chief G Madhavan Nair termed the successful launch of GSLV-Mk III-D1 yesterday as "really a proud moment for ISRO."

In a record-breaking event, Isro launches 20 satellites from Sriharikota
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In a record-breaking event, Isro launches 20 satellites from Sriharikota

An Indian rocket named Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on Wednesday morning lifted off successfully with the country's earth observation satellite Cartosat, Google company Terra Bella’s SkySat Gen2-1 and 18 other satellites.

After seventh navigation satellite, India a step away from 'GPS club'
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After seventh navigation satellite, India a step away from 'GPS club'

India on Thursday afternoon successfully put into orbit its seventh and final navigation satellite — IRNSS-1G — with its own rocket in copy-book style

Countdown for Indian rocket launch progressing smoothly: Isro
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Countdown for Indian rocket launch progressing smoothly: Isro

The countdown for the launch of an Indian rocket carrying the country's sixth navigation satellite as the sole passenger is progressing smoothly