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Dmitry Rogozin may be in some trouble in Russia

Arstechnica | 2022-12-05 14:42:23

Wagner Group soldiers are well-trained to identify those attired in NATO clothing.

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After the Artemis I mission’s brilliant success, why is an encore 2 years away?

Arstechnica | 2022-12-05 12:00:56

"I would say that we’re going to try our best to get there."

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After bankruptcy and war, OneWeb turns to a competitor for help

Arstechnica | 2022-12-02 15:06:05

OneWeb, as ever, is doing what it needs to do to survive.

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Rocket Report: SpaceX launch delayed indefinitely; Virgin Orbit cancels funding round

Arstechnica | 2022-12-02 13:00:22

"Due to current market conditions, the company has elected not to proceed."

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Astronomers say a new, huge satellite is as bright as the brightest stars

Arstechnica | 2022-12-01 15:49:49

"BlueWalker 3 is a big shift in the constellation satellite issue."

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SpaceX set to launch two spacecraft to the Moon tonight

Arstechnica | 2022-11-30 17:49:32

ispace is seeking to become the first private company to successfully land on the Moon.

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SpaceX fires up 11 engines as it prepares massive rocket for orbital test

Arstechnica | 2022-11-29 22:24:01

Nothing blew up, which is always a win.

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Orion flies far beyond the Moon, returns an instantly iconic photo

Arstechnica | 2022-11-29 13:42:24

"It’s really hard to articulate what the feeling is."

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We’ve reached the end of a bizarre Atlantic hurricane season

Arstechnica | 2022-11-28 15:54:09

This was the rare year when there were no August storms. Then things blew up.

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The long, tangled journey of a European rover to Mars takes another twist

Arstechnica | 2022-11-23 16:59:09

"I am very glad to say that we have found a positive way forward."

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NASA’s new rocket blows the doors off its mobile launch tower

Arstechnica | 2022-11-22 14:23:26

"This is a dream for many of us who work at NASA."

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Orion soars around the Moon with a lonely Earth in the distance

Arstechnica | 2022-11-21 16:13:05

The silvery spacecraft is on its way to an elongated orbit around the Moon.

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Rocket Report: Long March 6A breaks apart after launch; SLS soars in debut

Arstechnica | 2022-11-18 12:00:15

"The relevant incident will not affect the Chinese space station..."

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NASA gets its mojo back with a stunning nighttime launch of the SLS rocket

Arstechnica | 2022-11-16 08:33:59

The US space agency had not launched an orbital rocket since 2011.

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Is tonight the night that NASA’s massive SLS rocket finally takes flight?

Arstechnica | 2022-11-15 19:40:25

"We are going," NASA says. "We sure hope so," America replies.

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The first cubesat to fly and operate at the Moon has successfully arrived

Arstechnica | 2022-11-14 16:42:23

"That is a huge, huge step for the agency."

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The oracle who predicted SLS’s launch in 2023 has thoughts about Artemis III

Arstechnica | 2022-11-14 12:00:49

An unbiased industry source is back for more space policy spitballing.

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NASA says its SLS rocket is good to go for a launch attempt next Wednesday

Arstechnica | 2022-11-11 22:28:28

"If we didn’t design it to be out there in harsh weather we picked the wrong launch spot."

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Rocket Report: Indian commercial rocket has launch date; Branson must face lawsuit

Arstechnica | 2022-11-11 12:00:41

"As this was a final qualification test, we also tested it to destruction."

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NASA leaves its Artemis I rocket exposed to winds above design limits

Arstechnica | 2022-11-10 15:10:38

NASA likely to begin inspections of the rocket and spacecraft later today.

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China ditches expendable rocket plan for its Moon program

Arstechnica | 2022-11-09 19:16:58

Long marches into space will now complete their journey back on Earth.

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NASA will leave its $4.1 billion rocket outside as Nicole approaches Florida

Arstechnica | 2022-11-08 13:44:20

"The team reviewed the forecast and determined the rocket will remain at the pad."

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Virgin Galactic delays development of ship capable of higher flight rate

Arstechnica | 2022-11-04 13:59:42

"The economic momentum of the company is around the Delta ships."

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Rocket Report: SLS boosters may expire in December; Blue Origin delivers the BE-4s

Arstechnica | 2022-11-04 11:00:31

"We’re eager to get the helicopter back out there and advance our rocket reusability."

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Falling Chinese rocket expected to enter Earth’s atmosphere in <2 days

Arstechnica | 2022-11-03 12:51:21

"We hope they will take the reaction to this one into account."

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SpaceX is now building a Raptor engine a day, NASA says

Arstechnica | 2022-11-02 14:11:57

"This, by the way, is very high on their top risk list."

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A camera next to the Falcon landing pads captured Tuesday’s dramatic return

Arstechnica | 2022-11-01 20:53:09

This was the first time SpaceX invited photographers to set up landing zone remotes.

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SpaceX successfully launches its first Falcon Heavy in 40 months

Arstechnica | 2022-11-01 15:14:04

SpaceX now has one more landing—51—than launches this year.

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The world’s most powerful rocket finally returns after a 3-year absence

Arstechnica | 2022-10-31 18:08:49

Was the Falcon Heavy a mistake by SpaceX?

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It’s time to play “find the falling Chinese rocket” once again

Arstechnica | 2022-10-31 13:50:07

We can probably expect reentry into Earth's atmosphere to occur about a week from today.

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Rocket Report: Norway’s nuclear rocket concerns; Ariane 6 delayed again

Arstechnica | 2022-10-28 11:00:34

"When the briefing ended, I was baffled and, if I’m honest, angry."

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Russia threatens a retaliatory strike against US commercial satellites

Arstechnica | 2022-10-27 15:56:57

"Western actions needlessly put at risk the sustainability of peaceful space activities."

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SpaceX becomes NASA’s second-largest vendor, surpassing Boeing

Arstechnica | 2022-10-26 14:10:12

NASA obligated $2.04 billion to SpaceX in fiscal year 2022.

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The ISS has had to maneuver yet again from Russian satellite debris

Arstechnica | 2022-10-25 13:33:36

This fragment was one of more than 1,500 pieces of debris from Cosmos 1408.

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On eve of first launch, Relativity Space seeks to join SpaceX as “disruptor”

Arstechnica | 2022-10-24 18:57:23

"Almost from the beginning of the company, I wanted to build a Falcon 9 competitor."

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Since Crew Dragon’s debut, SpaceX has flown more astronauts than anyone

Arstechnica | 2022-10-14 21:57:35

"Thank you for an incredible ride up to orbit and an incredible ride home."

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Rocket Report: Amazing view of Falcon 9 landing, spaceport suit Down Under

Arstechnica | 2022-10-14 11:30:24

"We remain confident of achieving our objective of a full vertical orbital launch."

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NASA says the Artemis I mission will be ready to launch in one month

Arstechnica | 2022-10-12 16:40:30

Set your alarm for 7 minutes after midnight on November 14.

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SpaceX announces a second private flight to the Moon aboard Starship

Arstechnica | 2022-10-12 12:30:57

"We can't force the timeline. It will happen when it happens."

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Stoke Space aims to build rapidly reusable rocket with a completely novel design

Arstechnica | 2022-10-10 11:30:36

"We took a leap of faith and jumped off a cliff."

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Rocket Report: Falcon Heavy launch on tap; South Korea seeks Russia alternative

Arstechnica | 2022-10-07 11:00:23

Also, the Ariane 6 rocket is inching closer to the launch pad.

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Crew Dragon launches safely, carrying first Russian from US soil in 20 years

Arstechnica | 2022-10-05 19:00:28

"Whooo, that was a smooth ride uphill!"

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Who is ready for a fleet of cubesats flying over cities, displaying ads?

Arstechnica | 2022-10-05 13:31:42

"Space advertising turns out to have a potential for commercial viability."

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SpaceX has been bidding against itself for NASA’s science missions for a while

Arstechnica | 2022-10-04 13:10:54

"NASA is not able to share the number of bids."

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After an amazing run at Mars, India says its orbiter has no more fuel

Arstechnica | 2022-10-03 17:26:48

The orbiter most definitely exceeded expectations.

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With orbital launch, Firefly takes an early lead in the 1-ton rocket race

Arstechnica | 2022-10-03 13:09:22

"Firefly is at the point where the only thing holding them back is execution."

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Florida’s Space Coast on track after Ian, set for 3 launches in 3 days

Arstechnica | 2022-09-30 22:06:57

Managers will assess the scope of work to perform while in the VAB.

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Rocket Report: BE-4 engine breathes fire; Delta IV Heavy puts on a show

Arstechnica | 2022-09-30 11:00:59

"Getting back out there might be a challenge."

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NASA and SpaceX are studying a Hubble telescope boost, adding 15 to 20 years of life

Arstechnica | 2022-09-29 22:45:39

"It's doing great science as we speak."

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Juno swoops past Europa, revealing the mysterious, icy world [Updated]

Arstechnica | 2022-09-29 18:30:20

"We are screaming by pretty fast."

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