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Russia's War in Ukraine Reveals More Problems in Space

Russia’s War in Ukraine Reveals More Problems in Space

There’s not much going for Roscosmos at this point other than the ISS—or a replacement to be called the Russian Orbital Service Station, which Borosiv claimed could be developed and launched as early as 2028. That’s an overoptimistic timeline, Samson and Dreier argue, considering it took more than 12 years for Russia to develop its …

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Boeing Is Ready to Launch Starliner, a Rival to SpaceX's Dragon

Boeing Is Ready to Launch Starliner, a Rival to SpaceX’s Dragon

The first passenger to fly aboard Boeing’s Starliner will be Rosie the Rocketeer, a mannequin set to blast off to the International Space Station aboard the capsule on Thursday evening. If she makes the trip safely, NASA astronauts will be cleared for future flights on the new spacecraft. A successful uncrewed demonstration will make Boeing …

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