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February 04, 2013
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Zenit Engine Worked Normally
Moscow (RIA Novosti) Feb 04, 2013
The first stage engine of the Zenit-2S rocket that failed shortly after Friday's launch operated in the normal regime during and after the liftoff, the press service of the Russian space agency Roscosmos said. "An express analysis of the telemetry data has led to a preliminary conclusion that the first stage engine and the flight control system operated in the normal regime," Roscosmos said in a statement. The Russian space agency also said that documents provided by Energomash, the company ... read more
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Floating platform unharmed after Zenit launch failure
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Intelsat 27 Launch Unsuccessful
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ROCKET SCIENCE

Astrium wins ESA contracts to design Ariane 6 and continue development of Ariane 5 ME
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CONSTELLATIONS

Soyuz Ready For Close-Out At Baikonur For Globalstar Launch
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SPACE TRAVEL

Internet wonders which monkey Iran sent into space
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
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Turkish army warns over 'red lines' in Kurdish peace talks

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'Hundreds' of Americans linked to IS: lawmaker

SPACEMART

Russia-launched satellite plunges into Pacific
A Russian rocket carrying a US telecommunications satellite plunged into the Pacific Ocean on Friday only moments after being launched from a mobile sea platform in Moscow's latest space failure. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

NASA Launches Next-Gen Communications Satellite
The first of NASA's three next-generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TDRS), known as TDRS-K, launched at 8:48 p.m. EST Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. "TDR ... more
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