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  • SpaceX declares success in Dragon launch abort trial


    ​US dreams of regaining self-reliance when it comes to launching astronauts to space from 2017 came a step closer yesterday with the successful test by SpaceX of the launch abort system for its Dragon crew capsule.


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  • SpaceX declares success in Dragon launch abort trial


    ​US dreams of regaining self-reliance when it comes to launching astronauts to space from 2017 came a step closer...


  • Russian space dreams hit budget crunch


    ​Russia’s space programme has had a bad week, with the 22 April failure of an experimental military launcher and, to...


  • SpaceX launch triumph falls short of rocket stage recovery


    Private-sector spaceflight company SpaceX chalked up a partial success on 14 April, launching its supplies-laden Dragon...


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  • SpaceX declares success in Dragon launch abort trial

    News | 07 May 2015 12:13 | Dan Thisdell

    ​US dreams of regaining self-reliance when it comes to launching astronauts to space from 2017 came a step closer yesterday with the successful test by SpaceX of the launch abort system for its Dragon crew capsule.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SpaceX-declares-success-in-Dragon-launch-abort-trial-412064/
  • Budget crunch hits Russia's space programme (update)

    News | 30 Apr 2015 16:27 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Russia’s space programme has had a bad recent run, with an unmanned International Space Station (ISS) resupply ship left spinning out of control, the failure of an experimental military launcher and the apparent cancellation of a super-heavy-lift rocket programme owing to swingeing budget cuts.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Budget-crunch-hits-Russias-space-programme-update-411803/
  • No Progress for Space Station as resupply mission fizzles

    News | 30 Apr 2015 13:16 | Dan Thisdell

    ​An ill-fated Russian mission to resupply the International Space Station is set to end in a high atmosphere streak of fire, with an uncontrolled re-entry expected between 5 and 7 May.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/No-Progress-for-Space-Station-as-resupply-mission-fizzles-411782/
  • Russian space dreams hit budget crunch

    News | 23 Apr 2015 15:33 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Russia’s space programme has had a bad week, with the 22 April failure of an experimental military launcher and, to add insult to injury, the apparent cancellation of a super-heavy-lift rocket programme owing to swingeing budget cuts.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russian-space-dreams-hit-budget-crunch-411536/
  • ANALYSIS: Sharp eye and laser blasts promise to clean up space junk

    News | 22 Apr 2015 16:46 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Spacecraft, by nature, are delicate machines; they are certainly not designed cope with being hit by an exploding hand grenadehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Sharp-eye-and-laser-blasts-promise-to-clean-up-space-junk-411449/
  • SpaceX launch triumph falls short of rocket stage recovery

    News | 16 Apr 2015 14:41 | Dan Thisdell

    Private-sector spaceflight company SpaceX chalked up a partial success on 14 April, launching its supplies-laden Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, but failing to recover the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket – which crashed on a barge meant to receive it following a powered descent.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SpaceX-launch-triumph-falls-short-of-rocket-stage-recovery-411299/