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January 17, 2021


Massive moon rocket test firing aborted after early engine shutdown

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Engineers test fired the first stage of NASA’s gargantuan Space Launch System rocket for the first time Saturday, but the planned eight-minute-long “hot fire” ended about a minute after ignition when one of the four main engines suddenly shut......

Rocket Companies Joins U.S. Corporations Halting Political Donations Following Capitol Riot

Dan Gilbert’s Rocket Companies is among a growing number of corporations suspending their political contributions in the aftermath of last week’s pro-Trump Capitol siege. Rocket Holdings Inc. PAC told Crain’s Detroit Business that it’s donating $750,000 to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration committee and then “suspending all political giving as we......

Capitol riot a ‘rocket ship’ for Twitter and Facebook, ad media expert says

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ad media expert Mark Douglas told CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith” that the violence on Capitol Hill perpetrated by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters is a “rocket ship” for social media companies’ advertising businesses.  “Political turmoil drives......

Trump blames Iran for rocket attack on U.S. Embassy in Iraq, issues fresh threats

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An Iraqi police officer stands guard near the US Embassy in Baghdad, as more police forces are deployed in the streets, a day after several rockets were fired into Baghdad’s Green Zone. Ameer Al Mohammedaw | DPA | Getty Images......

Rocket startup Astra reaches space for the first time with second launch attempt from Alaska

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rocket 3.2 launches from Kodiak, Alaska. Astra / John Kraus San Francisco-area startup Astra became the latest U.S. rocket builder to reach space on Tuesday, with the successful launch of its Rocket 3.2 vehicle from Kodiak, Alaska. The rocket came just......

Educational CubeSats to Launch on Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne Rocket

Ten NASA-sponsored CubeSats are preparing to fly on the agency’s next Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) mission, making this the first payload carried by Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne rocket. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – For Free Stock Photos – click......

After string of delays, Delta 4 rocket launches classified spy satellite

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here After a string of frustrating delays, a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket finally shot away from the newly renamed Cape Canaveral Space Force Station Thursday evening, lighting up the night sky for miles around as it boosted......

SpaceX launches Starship prototype on spectacular test flight, rocket explodes on touchdown

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A full-scale prototype of of SpaceX’s futuristic Starship rocket blasted off from south Texas Wednesday in the program’s most ambitious test flight to date, soaring to airliner altitudes before falling back to Earth and righting itself as planned for......

SpaceX uncrewed prototype Starship rocket SN8 explodes on impact after high-altitude test flight

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SpaceX launched its latest prototype rocket on a flight to about 40,000 feet altitude on Wednesday, a test which appeared successful until the very last moment. Starship prototype Serial Number 8, or SN8, launched smoothly into the sky above SpaceX’s......

SpaceX delays Starship prototype rocket launch attempt after engine abort

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SpaceX came within two seconds of launching Starship prototype rocket until an engine issue stopped the company short of liftoff on Tuesday. “Raptor abort,” was the call from SpaceX mission control at the 1.3 second mark in the countdown. The......

Haaland and Reyna transfer values rocket as Dortmund dominate top 10

The CIES Football Observatory has published its latest transfer value ranking, charting how each player’s projected price has changed over the month of November. 2 Related The big winners are Borussia Dortmund, who can now claim to have the three of the most valuable and sought after young talents in......

Palestinian rocket fire draws Israeli air strikes in Gaza

GAZA (Reuters) – Palestinian militants fired a rocket into Israel, drawing Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip, the Israeli military said on Sunday. There were no casualties reported on either side of the border. Israeli police said the Gaza rocket fired on Saturday night damaged a factory in the......

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