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Rocket Lab launch preparations continue despite coronavirus travel restrictions  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
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Small launch vehicle startup Astra has postponed its next launch attempt after the rocket was damaged in what local officials say was an “anomaly”... more
NASA suspends work on Moon rocket due to virus  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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Satellite 2020, one of the largest space industry conferences of the year, ended a day early March 11,... more
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Rocket Lab to send Capella radar satellite to mid-inclination orbit  SPACE NEWS · 4 weeks
Capella Space announced a contract March 5 to send a  Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite into a mid-inclination orbit later this year on a Rocket Lab Electron launch vehicle.... more
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The European and Russian space agencies have delayed crucial ExoMars 2020 parachute tests to late March, with the mission also set to... more
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NASA announced late March 17 that it was instituting mandatory telework for all agency employees except mission-essential personnel in response to the... more
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The current COVID-19 outbreak was first reported on 31 December 2019. On 11 March 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a pandemic. more
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A study published in the journal The Lancet in March 2020 reports on three clusters of COVID-19 that happened in Singapore in February 2020. The first was because of a tour group, the second... more
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The race is on to develop a European reusable rocket that can ensure Europe's autonomous and cost-effective access to space while increasing the sustainability of launches. more
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The facility will be able to manufacture motors up to 470 inches long and... more
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