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Ariane 5 Booster Undergoes Test Fire
2012-05-26 03:00:24

An Ariane 5 solid-propellant booster was test-fired on Thursday, May 24 at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana to help improve the reliability of Europe’s heavy launcher.

Lift Off of VEGA VV01
2012-03-13 07:48:19

When Vega VV01 launched into orbit on February 13, 2012, it took with it some of the ESA’s most tested materials as well as a good amount of teamwork.

2012-02-15 04:04:39

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., has issued a NASA Research Announcement for the Space Launch System (SLS) Advanced Booster risk-reduction effort.

Image 1 - Utah Aerospace Firm Successfully Tests Five-Stage Booster
2011-09-10 04:05:22

A Utah-based aerospace company successfully completed a two-minute test of a booster rocket Thursday, an event the firm referred to as "an important milestone in further validating the rocket's potential use in heavy lift and commercial launch vehicles."

2011-08-05 15:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug.

2011-08-04 11:29:00

DENVER, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced today that The Boeing Company has selected ULA's Atlas V rocket to launch its Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft.

2011-05-16 08:54:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK's (NYSE: ATK) Reusable Solid Rocket Motors (RSRMs) supported the final flight of Space Shuttle Endeavour today as they ignited at 8:56 a.m. EDT sending her crew on their 11-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS).


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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