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When small launch vehicle developer Vector announced it was suspending operations Aug. 9, many in the industry wondered if this was the beginning of a long-anticipated shakeout of an overcrowded market. SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
Vector relinquishes Air Force launch contract, mission re-awarded to Aevum  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
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India loses contact with Moon lander (Update)  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
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Docking aborted for Russia's first humanoid robot in space  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
An unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot to be sent into orbit failed to dock at the International Space Station on Saturday, in a new setback for Moscow. more
India loses contact with spacecraft on mission to the moon  REUTERS · 2 weeks
India lost contact with a spacecraft it was attempting to land on the moon on Saturday,... more
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India loses contact with Chandrayaan-2 moon mission  REUTERS · 2 weeks
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Medigrowth continues to achieve significant milestones in the Australian cannabis industry  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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Gyros Protein Technologies launches Gyrolab p24 Kit for scientists in cell and gene therapy market  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Gyros Protein Technologies AB, a pioneer in automated nanoliter-scale immunoassays and leading provider of peptide synthesizers and reagents,... more
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