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American aeronautical company SpaceX launched several experiments into the space on December 5th on board its Dragon Capsule. The SpaceX Dragon is a reusable spacecraft used for delivering cargo. This is the 19th supply run made by the company for NASA and it was launched from Cape Canaveral. It delivered the following to the International ..
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The US cargo spacecraft Cygnus was released from the International Space Station (ISS) on 8th February. About Cygnus The Cygnus is an American automated cargo spacecraft developed by Orbital Sciences. It is built and launched by the Northrop Grumman (an American global aerospace and defense technology company). It is part of NASA’s Commercial Orbital Transportation ..
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Russian space agency Roskosmos has successfully launched Progress MS-08, an unmanned cargo spacecraft for the International Space Station (ISS). It was launched onboard of Soyuz-2.1a rocket from Russian-leased Baikonur launch facility in Kazakhstan. Soyuz-2.1a has four strap-on boosters and core engine, all fueled by mix of kerosene and liquid oxygen. Key Facts The Progress-class capsule ..