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SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, and Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB), along with Aerojet's Russian partner, SNTK, announced today that a series of NK-33 rocket engine tests conducted in Samara, Russia were successfully completed in support of the development of Orbital's TaurusÂ® II space launch vehicle. The purpose of the extended-time testing of the NK-33 engine, on which the AJ26 first-stage engine for the Taurus II rocket is...
Interfax news agency reported on Friday that the first launch of a Russian space rocket from a site has been delayed.
A Russian rocket will next year for the first time blast off from a European launch pad in South America, officials said Saturday, as the first rockets headed for the site on board a ship.
The founder of Cirque du Soleil along with two other astronauts prepared for launch to the International Space Station on Monday aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket.
Activity is continuing at the Guiana Space Centre (Centre Spatial Guyanais â€“ CSG), Europeâ€™s Spaceport in French Guiana, as the Soyuz launch site takes shape.
NASA has signed a $306 million modification to the current International Space Station contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency for crew transportation and related services in 2012 and 2013.
Construction has been completed on the first Russian Soyuz rockets scheduled to launch from South America, Russian Soyuz maker reported Thursday.
BAIKONUR. Oct 12 (Interfax-AVN) - The Russian spacecraft Soyuz TMA-13, carrying the crew of the 18th main expedition and the sixth space tourist to the International Space Station, has been put into earth orbit.
The Russian space agency will launch 10 carrier rockets at a French facility under a new contract with a French company, officials said Saturday.
Text of report by corporate-owned Russian military news agency Interfax-AVN website Baykonur [Kazakhstan], 28 August: It is planned to launch six Proton booster rockets from the Baykonur space centre before the end of 2008, Interfax was informed by a source at the centre on Thursday [28 August].