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July 28, 2016
India Set to Test Domestically-Produced Scramjet Engine in Third Quarter
New Delhi (Sputnik) Jul 26, 2016
In a bid to position itself as a competitive provider of launch services, India has developed a new rocket capable of doing the job faster and at a lower cost. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), India's space program, will soon test faster, cheaper, better rockets to cater to more satellite customers around the world. Dr. Jitendra Singh, India's Minister of State for Space, told Parliament "The preparations for carrying out the test are underway and the test is likely to be conducted ... read more

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Ukraine has proposed to the United States joint development and production of rocket engines to replace Russia's RD-180 engines that the US side buys for its space industry, head of the State Space ... more
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