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23 SEP 2020
ISS moves to avoid space debris
Astronauts on the International Space Station carried out an "avoidance maneuver" Tuesday to ensure they would not be hit by a piece of debris, said US space agency NASA, urging better management of ... Continue Reading
03 SEP 2020
Vega rocket launches from French Guiana
Europe's Vega rocket returned to the skies on Wednesday from French Guiana in its first mission since a failed launch last year.The rocket left Earth around an hour before midnight local time after the ... Continue Reading
20 JAN 2020
SpaceX in 'perfect' test of Crew Dragon emergency abort system
SpaceX successfully tested its emergency abort system on an unmanned spacecraft moments after launch Sunday, according to a live broadcast of the event, the last major test before it plans to send NASA astronauts ... Continue Reading
28 NOV 2019
Europe faces up to new space challenges
European ministers met Wednesday in Spain aiming to defend its top space ranking against challenges from the United States and China, and increasingly from industry disruptors such as Elon Musk's Space X.Ministers of ... Continue Reading
16 JUL 2019
Fifty years after Moon mission, Apollo astronauts meet at historic launchpad
Fifty years ago on Tuesday, three American astronauts set off from Florida for the Moon on a mission that would change the way we see humanity's place in the universe.The crew's surviving members, Buzz ... Continue Reading
04 JUL 2019
NASA tests launch-abort system for moon-mission capsule
NASA carried out a successful test Tuesday of a launch-abort system for the Orion capsule designed to take US astronauts to the Moon.The three-minute exercise at Cape Canaveral in Florida aimed to test in ... Continue Reading
05 JUN 2019
China conducts first sea-based space rocket launch
China launched a space rocket from sea for the first time on Wednesday, its space agency announced, the latest step in Beijing's push to become a major space power.The Asian giant now spends more ... Continue Reading
24 APR 2019
China to build moon station in 'about 10 years'
Beijing plans to send a manned mission to the moon and to build a research station there within the next decade, state media reported Wednesday, citing a top space official.China aims to achieve space ... Continue Reading
14 JAN 2019
China envisions moon base after far-side success
China will seek to establish an international lunar base one day, possibly using 3D printing technology to build facilities, the Chinese space agency said Monday, weeks after landing a rover on the moon's far ... Continue Reading
31 OCT 2018
Russia targets Dec 3 date for first manned ISS launch after accident
Russia hopes to launch three crew for the International Space Station on December 3, the first manned blast-off since an accident this month, the Roscosmos space agency said Wednesday.Russia, the only country able to ... Continue Reading
09 DEC 2021
The world's first Airbus A320 freighter takes off
09 DEC 2021
NYCO signs a major strategic agreement with Air France to develop sustainable aircraft lubricants
09 DEC 2021
New long-term agreement between Safran and SIAEC on CFM International's LEAP engines
09 DEC 2021
Boeing to add two 737-800BCF conversion lines at STAECO's facility in China
09 DEC 2021
Sabena Aerospace to take over several maintenance activities from Lufthansa Technik
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