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Showing posts with label Russian rocket engines. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Russian rocket engines. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Antares rocket launch kicks off space station’s next commercial cargo delivery


Antares rocket launch kicks off space station’s next commercial cargo delivery


Article Excerpt: "...The two-stage launcher ignited its two Russian-made RD-181 main engines at 4:44:06 a.m. EDT (0844:06 GMT) Monday, and the Antares rocket lifted off a few seconds later from pad 0A at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Virginia’s Eastern Shore ..."


Reference: spaceflightnow.com

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Russia and Europe working together on the moon


Russia and Europe working together on the moon


Article Excerpt: "... Roscosmos and the European Space Agency appear to be moving ahead with plans to survey and eventually set up a base on the South Pole of the moon. ..."


Reference: www.babwnews.com

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Russian Rocket Engines? Come on America!


Musk Jab at Rival Shows U.S. Space Reliance on Russia


We need to change this Huntsville!
Article Excerpt: "... Space Exploration Technologies, known as SpaceX, is one of several companies trying to fill the void created after the U.S. retired its shuttle fleet in 2011 and began depending on Russia and other countries to ferry astronauts and supplies to the space station. ..."

Reference: www.bloomberg.com