Russian Rocket Angara-A5 To Be Launched On Dec 23
The Russian heavy-lift rocket, Angara-A5 will reportedly be launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, which is the third of 17 such launches which is scheduled to take place before 2028. A source said, "the launch of Angara-A5 will take place on December 23 at 18:00 [Moscow time, 15:00 GMT]." Furthermore, the reserve date for the launch is scheduled on December 24. Besides, the first launch took place on December 23, 2014.
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NASA And SpaceX Sends 4 Astronauts Into Orbit
Veteran spacewalker, two young crewmates, and a German materials scientist, on November 10, were sent to the International Space Station, jointly by NASA and SpaceX. NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida deployed the SpaceX-built launch vehicle, which consisted a Crew Dragon spacecraft and a two-stage Falcon 9 rocket. The liftoff of the Dragon spacecraft, named Endurance by the crew, was aired live from Cape Canaveral on NASA TV.
Tags: SpaceX, NASA, astronauts, earth's orbit, Rocket
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Japan Launches Small Epsilon 5 Rocket Carrying Nine Satellites
Japan successfully launched a small Epsilon 5 rocket carrying nine satellites. The launch took place at the Uchinoura Space Center in Kagoshima's southwestern region and was aired live by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Reportedly, private corporations and businesses built the nine satellites. The launch had already been rescheduled three times due to technical… read-more
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Israel Intercepts Another Rocket Fired by Palestinian Militants
Amid the tussle between Israel and Palestine, the Israeli military again managed to intercept a rocket fired by Palestinian militants on the night of September 12. Notably, the militants have been trying to attack Israeli forces as they captured four fugitives out of six who escaped from an Israeli jail last week. The tension is already high at the border area because Hamas doesn't want Israel's interfere in Gaza.
Tags: Israel, Palestinians, Rocket, Gaza Strip
Courtesy: The Hindu
Indian Engineer Help Building Jeff Bezos' 'New Shephard'
Sanjal Gavande hailing from Maharashtra’s Kalyan has lent a helping hand in building New Shephard, Blue Origin’s unmanned suborbital rocket. The 30-year-old engineer seems excited that her new work, the rocket will be launched on July 20 from the company’s “Launch Site One” in Texas. “I am really happy that my childhood dream is about to come true,” said Gavande.
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For First, No Casualties Reported In Israel-Gaza Conflict Since May 10
Warring Israeli-Palestinian sides on May 18 reported zero casualties which gave a ray of hope of possibly pacifying situation in the contentious region since May 10. Reportedly, the fighting caused hundreds of civilian casualties including children. However, despite this, there seems to be no signs of a ceasefire between the two forces. Notably, world leaders have called for a ceasefire in what is one of the most deadliest conflicts.
Tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Rocket, hamas
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20 Dead In Gaza As Israel Retaliates Palestine Over Its Rocket Attacks
In a dramatic escalation of Jerusalem’s violent clashes extending to May 11, Gaza authorities reported at least 20 casualties including nine children. The death toll increased after Israel launched an airstrike to counter Palestine's rocket attack by Islamist militant group ‘Hamas’ in Gaza. Hamas retaliated after its deadline to Israel to remove force expired. Reportedly, the escalation started with confrontations at the Al-Aqsa Mosque- most… read-more
Tags: Palestine, Israel, Jerusalem, Gaza Strip, Airstrike, Rocket, attacks
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Madhavan's Directional Debut 'Rocketry' First Trailer Unveiled
The trailer of the biographical drama 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect' released on April 1. Starring Madhavan in the lead, the film is based on the life of aerospace engineer Nambi Narayanan, whose life turns upside-down after being accused of espionage. Shot in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and English, the film marks Madhavan's directional debut. The film is slated for a summer release in 2021.
Tags: Rocket, rocketry, R Madhavan, Tamil Nadu, Tamil
Courtesy: Indian Express
SpaceX's Third Starship Rocket Explodes During Its Test Flight
Elon Musk-owned SpaceX's another prototype of the Starship rocket exploded on the ground on March 3. The test flight, SN10, of the SpaceX's futuristic ambitious project burst into flames on the launch pad minutes after its take off. Interestingly, the rocket made for the ongoing Mars mission was third such accident as its earlier two prototypes, SN8 and SN9, had also resulted in crash landing. The test was held at Boca Chica in Texas.
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Private Spacecraft Manufacturer Skyroot Tests Solid-Fuel Engine
An Indian aerospace startup Skyroot Aerospace has successfully test-fired the miniature version of its solid-fueled engine - Kalam-5 - of their first rocket Vikram-1. The 4-stage rocket, including one liquid-fueled stage, was examined at a private facility in Nagpur. While it has already tested its liquid-fueled engine in August, the company is developing orbital-class rocket soon. Reportedly, the spacecraft will be India's first privately… read-more
Tags: Skyroot Aerospace, Kalam-5, Vikram-1, Space, Rocket
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