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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.

Team Indus to design and build a moon lander for NASA's Artemis 2024 mission
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Team Indus to design and build a moon lander for NASA's Artemis 2024 mission

Team Indus is part of a consortium with Orbit Beyond that has been awarded a contract of $97 million.

New Zealand kick-starts space program with three test launches
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New Zealand kick-starts space program with three test launches

Rocket Lab is planning the first space launch of its Electron rocket sometime from Monday, depending on conditions.

World's biggest plane by Paul Allen's space company nears debut
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World's biggest plane by Paul Allen's space company nears debut

A space launch company bankrolled by Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen intends to compete with space entrepreneurs and industry stalwarts by launching satellites into orbit from the world’s biggest airplane.

Isro set to make history: India to be fifth nation to launch its own space shuttle
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Isro set to make history: India to be fifth nation to launch its own space shuttle

Come 23 May, and Isro will be launching its first space shuttle, with India becoming the fifth country to do so.