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Rocket Lab has successfully launched Electron rocket with three satellites

Rocket Lab has successfully launched Electron rocket with three satellites

Private space company Rocket Lab has successfully completed the launch of an ultra-light Electron rocket from its New Zealand launch pad. Electron put into orbit three satellites, two of which will ensure the...
Jeff Bezos: the rocket New Shepard successfully completed the first flight with a passenger capsule

Jeff Bezos: the rocket New Shepard successfully completed the first flight with a passenger capsule

Space company Blue Origin, founded by the richest man today Jeff Bezos, tested a reusable New Shepard rocket with the passenger transport capsule Crew Capsule 2.0. The businessman said this in his...
Magnetic Tail of Mars

Magnetic Tail of Mars

Scientists from NASA announced a new discovery. Using the artificial satellite MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission) it was found that Mars has a unique "magnetic tail". Today there is no...
Missiles for ground flights: Musk won’t stop

Missiles for ground flights: Musk won’t stop

Elon Musk continues to prepare humans for interplanetary flights. Recently he announced SpaceX is to create a new ultra-heavy missile Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) during the next five years. It will be used for...