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China Is About to Launch Its Space Program Into High Gear
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The Chinese government has been making bold announcements about the future of its space program — space stations, Mars rovers, Moon landings, the whole shebang. And in addition to being of note space-wise, the country's plans have some pretty …

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Putin orders Russian space program shake-up after launch delayed
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MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin told his space officials to raise their game on Wednesday after he flew thousands of kilometers (miles) to watch the inaugural launch of a rocket from a new spaceport, only for it to be called off. With moments …

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Putin lambasts space officials after launch delay
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged space officials to fix "hitches" after flying thousands of miles to see the first rocket launch from a new cosmodrome, only for it to be delayed. The Soyuz launch from the Vostochny space port, about 5,500km …

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Vector Space Systems aims to launch satellites by the hundreds
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Why wait for the bus when you can hail a cab? That's the idea behind a new commercial spaceflight startup founded by SpaceX founding team members Jim Cantrell and John Garvey. Vector Space Systems wants to shake up to the commercial space market …

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Vector Space Systems raises funds to develop small launch vehicle
spacenews.com
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WASHINGTON — A company led by a number of space industry veterans is the latest to enter the crowded small launch vehicle field, hoping to stand out by focusing on the very small end of the market. Vector Space Systems announced April 26 that it has …

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US private space industry opposes use of ISRO launch vehicles
economictimes.indiatimes.com
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WASHINGTON: Amid the US push to expand cooperation with India in the space sector, the country's nascent private space industry has expressed its opposition to the large scale use of low cost ISRO launch vehicles for putting American satellites into …

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