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Blue Origin Makes Fourth Test Flight / Landing (This Time With Live Webcast)

Blue Origin Makes Fourth Test Flight / Landing (This Time With Live Webcast)

After pushing back a planned test flight of the New Shepard booster and capsule from Friday until Sunday due to a leaking O-ring in the capsule’s nitrogen gas pressurization system, Blue Origin made it four in a row with another successful launch and landing of both. The Father’s Day flight added two new wrinkles, one fans […]

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British Astronaut Launches to ISS, Great Britain Launches a Space Policy

British Astronaut Launches to ISS, Great Britain Launches a Space Policy

At 6:03 AM EST this morning, a Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Baikonour Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan carrying the TMA-19 crew to the International Space Station. The crew, as is often the case, was a microcosm of the ISS partnership itself, consisting of astronauts from the U.S. and European Union, as well as the one […]

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