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Germany eyes the attractive Space Market

Germany is trying to get new laws passed and even rope in increased private investment in the growing space market which is all set to reach a figure of $1 trillion per year by 2040s. The push to give Germany a bigger role in the space race comes as the European, the Asiana and the ..



US Cargo Spacecraft Cygnus Released from ISS

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 ..


SpaceX confirms plans to launch first private spaceship to ISS

SpaceX confirmed its plans to launch a rocket and capsule on May 7, 2012 in a historic first flight of a private spaceship to the ISS (International Space Station). SpaceX held that its unmanned Dragon capsule is due to ride on a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. SpaceX aims ..