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SpaceX postpones rocket launch again

Just minutes before liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida, SpaceX on Thursday scrubbed the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket to propel a communications satellite into orbit, its second delay in as many days.

dateFeb 26, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Video: Launch to Mars

Animation visualising milestones during the launch of the ExoMars 2016 mission and its cruise to Mars. The mission comprises the Trace Gas Orbiter and an entry, descent and landing demonstrator module, Schiaparelli, which ...

dateFeb 17, 2016 in Space Exploration
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North Korea begins fuelling rocket: report

US satellite data suggests North Korea may have already begun fuelling a rocket it plans to launch this month in the face of international opposition, a Japanese newspaper reported Friday, citing a US defence official.

dateFeb 05, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Sentinel-3A fully tanked

With the launch of Sentinel-3A confirmed for 16 February, preparations for liftoff are charging full speed ahead. The tricky task of fuelling the satellite has now been ticked off the 'to do list' and the propulsion team ...

dateFeb 04, 2016 in Space Exploration
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