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April 16, 2015
Russia Should Consider Launching Super-Heavy Rockets From Vostochny
Moscow (Sputnik) Apr 16, 2015
Russian space experts should study the possibility of launching super-heavy rockets from the Vostochny space center currently under construction in Russia's Far East, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday. The space center's launch facilities include those needed the heavy version of the Angara rocket, but "launches of the super-heavy [version] should also be considered," Putin told Igor Komarov, the head of Russia's space agency Roscosmos. "You should think about this," Putin told Ko ... read more

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Russia to Launch Nine Rockets Into Space in April-June
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Soyuz ready March 27 flight to deploy two Galileo navsats
Authorization has been given for tomorrow's Arianespace Soyuz launch from French Guiana, providing the "green light" for this medium-lift mission that will further expand Europe's Galileo global nav ... more
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UAE Moves to Purchase Russian Spacecraft Launch Platform
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United Launch Alliance Launches Second Mission in Less than Two Weeks
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the ninth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF satellite for the U.S. Air Force at 2:36 pm Thursday from Space Launch Complex-37. ... more
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Russia Launches Satan Missile With S Korean Kompsat 3A Satellite
The launch was completed at 01:08 a. m. Moscow time on Thursday (22:08 GMT on Wednesday) from the Yasny launch site located in Russia's Orenburg Region, according to the spokesman. The RS-20B missil ... more
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Space capability is critical to national security, and the Defense Department is working to make its launch program more competitive and end its longtime use of a Russian rocket engine on the Atlas ... more
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NASA has selected United Launch Services, LLC, of Centennial, Colorado, to provide launch services for the agency's Solar Probe Plus (SPP) mission. The SPP spacecraft will launch aboard a Delt ... more
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Arianespace selected by Airbus to launch EDRS-C Satellite
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Proton launches Express AM-7 satellite for Russian Government
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Kosmotras Denies Reports of Suspending Russian-Ukrainian Launches
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Arianespace's Soyuz ready for next dual-satellite Galileo launch
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