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Image 1 - Europe Prepares New Technologies For Future Launchers
2011-11-30 04:06:41

ESA launched two payloads on a Texus suborbital rocket on 27 November to test a new, advanced way of handling propellants on Europe’s future reignitable cryogenic upper stage.

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2010-03-26 13:55:00

ESA’s Maxus-8 sounding rocket was launched today from Kiruna in northern Sweden carrying four microgravity research modules on a hectic 12-minute space voyage.

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2005-05-02 22:36:13

The British Skylark rocket engine saw its final launch Monday in northernmost Sweden after rocketing into space more than 400 times over five decades.

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2004-12-11 11:03:50

European launchers have come to be associated with French Guiana - powerful large rockets that lift-off from the steamy-hot equatorial base at Kourou. But ESA also uses much smaller launchers that rise into space from the snow-covered tundra of northern Sweden. EuroNews has covered the most recent launch of one of these Maxus sounding rockets.


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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