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Rocket Lab to acquire satellite hardware maker Sinclair Interplanetary

Rocket Lab is acquiring Sinclair Interplanetary, a manufacturer of spacecraft hardware based in Toronto that has provided hardware for more than 90 satellites sent to orbit to date, including AstroDigital, BlackSky, ALE and Rocket Lab itself. Sinclair ...

Launches from Europe’s spaceport are suspended in light of COVID-19

Despite indications just a few days ago that launches as soon as later this month were on track as planned, Arianespace announced on Monday that they made the tough call to suspend operations at the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s...

Relativity Space expands its rocket-printing operations into an enormous new Long Beach HQ

Building a rocket is a big operation, even when you’re printing them from the ground up, like Relativity Space . The launch startup is graduating from its initial office, which is a bit cramped for assembling rockets, to a...

Firefly Aerospace investigating a fire that resulted from a test of its Alpha rocket’s engines

Space launch startup Firefly Aerospace encountered a setback as it kicked off the first “hot” tests of its Alpha launch vehicle’s engines — a fire resulted from its first test-engine fire. The fire occurred at 6:23 PM local...

Relativity Space could change the economics of private space launches

The private launch market is an area of a lot of focus in the emerging space startup industry, not least because it unlocks the true potential of most of the rest of the market. But so far, we can...

Rocket Lab’s first launch of 2020 is a mission for the National Reconnaissance Office

Rocket Lab has announced its first mission for 2020 – a dedicated rocket launch on behalf of client the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) with a launch window that opens on January 31. The Electron rocket Rocket Lab...

Max Q: SpaceX succeeds with a spectacular Crew Dragon test launch

Max Q is a new weekly newsletter all about space. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Sundays in your inbox. We’re off and running with good milestones achieved for NASA’s commercial crew program, which means it’s more...

SpaceX launches then destroys rocket in astronaut escape test

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has completed the last big test of its crew capsule before launching astronauts in as little as two months, mimicking an emergency escape shortly after lift-off on Sunday. No-one was aboard for the wild ride in the...

SpaceX successfully completes key test of its Crew Dragon human spacecraft

SpaceX completed a crucial test of a key safety system of its Crew Dragon spacecraft today. The test involved launching its Crew Dragon using a Falcon 9, though without any actual crew on board. The launch was...

Watch SpaceX launch its Crew Dragon astronaut spacecraft for a key safety test

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhrkdHshb3E SpaceX is looking to launch its Crew Dragon spacecraft using a Falcon 9 rocket today, in a crucial test of the human-rated spacecraft’s In-Flight Abort (IFA) system. This safety feature will separate the Crew Dragon from the Falcon...
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518 people in the US die in 24 hours from coronavirus

518 people in the US die in 24 hours from coronavirus The record number, even higher than the day before, of 453, brings to 2,409...

New York exceeds 1,200 dead and 66,000 infections by coronavirus

New York exceeds 1,200 dead and 66,000 infections by the coronavirus Governor Andrew Cuomo said that in the last few hours there had been 1,014...

Dating apps reinvent themselves with video calls during confinement

The League is a new application that has integration with Facebook and LinkedIn to avoid appearing to coworkers, as well as to check data...

Algorithm Predicted of Lung Damage by Coronavirus Developed

Algorithm Predicted of Lung Damage by Coronavirus Developed The tool detects acute respiratory syndrome early in the infection   A group of researchers from the United States...