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Firefly Provides Free Startup for Research and Education Payloads – Spaceflight Now

Firefly Aerospace conducted a 300-second qualification shot for the entire second stage of the Alpha Rocket at the Company's test site in central Texas in April. Credit: Firefly Aerospace Firefly Aerospace asks academic institutions, start-ups, and the public to submit ideas for payloads to be launched next year for free on the company's first orbital flight from California's Vandenberg Air …

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Three Canadian radar satellites from California ready to launch – Spaceflight Now

Technicians prepare the Radarsat Constellation Mission satellites for encapsulation in the nose of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Credit: MDA / SpaceX SpaceX teams working at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California completed preparations before a Falcon 9 rocket with three Canadian-built radar observation satellites was launched into orbit on Wednesday. A few minutes after the start on Wednesday morning, …

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NASA selects three companies to send commercial lander to the moon – Spaceflight Now

Artist concept by Astrobotics Peregrine Lunar Lander. Credit: Astrobotic NASA has announced that Astrobotic, Intuitive Machines and OrbitBeyond have signed contracts for the delivery of scientific instruments and payloads to demonstrate the technology on the lunar surface as part of a series of robot missions that preceded man's return to the moon have received. The three companies are developing commercial …

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NASA will close the Spitzer Space Telescope early next year – Spaceflight Now

This infrared image of the butterfly-shaped W40 Nebula, a star-shaped cloud of gas and dust 1,400 light-years from Earth, was taken by the Spitzer Space Telescope. Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech Following the search for an external funding source, NASA plans to end its observations with the Spitzer Space Telescope in January to complete a 16-year mission to detect exoplanets and …

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Launch of the proton rocket with the communications satellite Yamal 601 – Spaceflight Now

Editor's Note: The live broadcast of the Proton launch will begin at 16:30 (12:30) and is available on this page. <img src = "data: image / gif; base64, R0lGODlhAQABAIAAAAAAP /// yH5BAEAAAAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7" class = "Lazy Lazy-Hidden" data-lazy-type = "iframe" data-lazy-src = " " alt = "" "/" [1945965900900919659003] A Russian proton launched on Monday with a Russian-owned French communications satellite on …

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Cosmonauts perform tasks outside the space station and honor the pioneer of the spacewalk – Spaceflight Now

HISTORY OF CBS NEWS AND USED WITH AUTHORIZATION Space Walkers Oleg Kononenko and Alexey Ovchinin work on the International Space Station during the fourth spacewalk of the year in front of the docking station of the Pirs. Credit: NASA Two Russian cosmonauts stepped outside the International Space Station on Wednesday, sending birthday greetings to former cosmonaut Alexey Leonov, the first …

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According to NASA, SpaceX is preparing the Crew Dragon capsule for a possible test flight by the end of the year – Spaceflight Now

HISTORY, WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS AND USED WITH AUTHORIZATION File photo of Kathy Lueders, Program Manager of NASA for Commercial Crews. Credit: NASA / Robert Markowitz In parallel to an ongoing crash investigation, SpaceX is preparing the Downstream Crew Dragon spacecraft for the flight, hoping that timely remedial action can be taken to bring two astronauts to the International Space …

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