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Curiosity's RAD measurements indicate that the crew of a human Mars expedition using present-day propulsion technology would receive a round-trip radiation dose of about 0.6 Sievert (Sv), or 60 rem.
U.S. Air Force missile warning sensor HEO-3 clears testing
Arianespace is also negotiating with the Russian government to extend the current agreement under which Soyuz rockets are launched from the Guiana Space Cente.
EADS Astrium Space Transportation will enter the bidding for Italy’s Avio as part of a play to consolidate Europe’s rocket-manufacturing sector.
Turkey’s Gokturk-1 high-resolution optical Earth observation satellite will be launched into low Earth orbit in 2015 aboard Europe’s new Vega small-satellite launch vehicle under a contract announced...
Eutelsat will launch its Eutelsat 3B C-, Ku- and Ka-band telecommunications satellite aboard a Sea Launch AG rocket from Sea Launch’s floating platform in the Pacific Ocean next April under a...
A draft authorization bill from the House Science space subcommittee would cap NASA spending at about $16.87 billion for the next two years, prohibit a proposed asteroid retrieval mission, overhaul...
The contract is valued at about 230 million euros.
Thales Alenia Space has selected a Falcon 9 rocket to launch Turkmenistan’s first telecommunications satellite after being blocked by U.S. export rules from shipping the satellite to China for launch.