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Virgin Orbit launches seven satellites from three different customers on 747 plane
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Virgin Orbit launches seven satellites from three different customers on 747 plane

The company plans three more test flights of its rocket ship this summer and fall before taking paying passengers next year.

Russian Soyuz, Arianespace launch OneWeb's 36 telecom satellites to LEO
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Russian Soyuz, Arianespace launch OneWeb's 36 telecom satellites to LEO

The company is competing against billionaires Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos in the race to provide fast internet via satellites.

NSIL inks four new launch contracts, plans on moving into satellite building sector
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NSIL inks four new launch contracts, plans on moving into satellite building sector

NSIL is in the process of identifying an Indian industry partner to undertake end-to-end production of the PSLV.

India's satellite man: Everything you need to know about Udupi Ramachandra Rao
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India's satellite man: Everything you need to know about Udupi Ramachandra Rao

Rao was instrumental in the development of the ASLV, the PSLV, GSLV rocket and encouraged work to begin on cryogenic technology.

ISRO to launch its earth observation GISAT-1 satellite on 28 March
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ISRO to launch its earth observation GISAT-1 satellite on 28 March

GISAT-1 launch will be followed by the maiden flight of Small Satellite Launch Vehicle, ISRO’s compact launcher, likely in April.

Hits and misses: Will all the risks SpaceX is taking to test its Starship rocket pay off?
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Hits and misses: Will all the risks SpaceX is taking to test its Starship rocket pay off?

Starship can carry some 100 tons of material into space, with SpaceX calling it "the world's most powerful launch vehicle ever developed.

ISRO has 14 missions lined up for this year, including Gaganyaan announced K Sivan
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ISRO has 14 missions lined up for this year, including Gaganyaan announced K Sivan

There will be seven launch vehicle missions and six satellite missions, as well as our first unmanned mission by the end of the year.

Northrop Grumman honours 'Hidden Figures' mathematician by naming ISS supply ship after her
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Northrop Grumman honours 'Hidden Figures' mathematician by naming ISS supply ship after her

The ship is carrying apples, tomatoes, nuts, smoked salmon, Parmesan and cheddar cheeses, caramels and coconut strips along with science experiments.

Russian spacecraft launches to the ISS carrying research, astronaut supplies
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Russian spacecraft launches to the ISS carrying research, astronaut supplies

The spacecraft is carrying 1,400 kg of research and crew supplies, freshwater, nitrogen gas and propellant for ISS' Zvezda service module propulsion system.

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.