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January 23, 2015
Russia Could Export 30 More Rocket Engines to US
Moscow, Russia (Sputnik) Jan 20, 2015
Russian rocket manufacturer Energia is currently in talks with US space launch provider United Launch Alliance (ULA) over a contract to deliver 30 additional RD-180 rocket engines, Energia head Vladimir Solntsev said Friday. "We are currently discussing [with ULA] a contract to increase the engine shipment - i.e. at least 30 more engines," Solntsev said on Rossiya-24 TV channel. According to the Energia head, the United States wants the engines as soon as possible to "be sure of the future o ... read more

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India launches biggest ever rocket into space
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ISRO to Test-Fly Heaviest Rocket, Crew Module on December 18
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