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This reusable space cargo ship would "open the door" to European space exploration

This reusable space cargo ship would “open the door” to European space exploration

Artist’s impression of SUSIE performing a vertical landing (video accelerated 2.5 times). GIF: Ariane/Gizmodo Group French aerospace company ArianeGroup has unveiled a concept reusable upper-stage spacecraft that would be capable of delivering heavy payloads into space and performing crewed missions before landing vertically on Earth. SUSIE, short for Smart Upper Stage for Innovative Exploration, was …

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FAA Grounds Bezos After New Shepard Booster Catches Fire

FAA Grounds Bezos After New Shepard Booster Catches Fire

Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos during a post-launch briefing on July 20, 2021.Photo: Tony Gutierrez (PA) Blue Origin’s space tourism rocket suborbital flights are suspended pending Federal Aviation Administration review of Monday’s in-flight anomaly. No passengers were on board at the time, but the apparent booster failure triggered the vehicle’s capsule escape system. 02:49 Guess …

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Port Authority cop, former MLB pitcher, dies in back-to-back crash en route to 9/11 event

Port Authority cop, former MLB pitcher, dies in back-to-back crash en route to 9/11 event

JERSEY CITY, NJ (WABC) — Ex-Major League Baseball pitcher, who later became a Port Authority police officer, was killed in a back-to-back crash near the Holland Tunnel on his way to the 9/11 ceremony at the World Trade Center sunday. Tributes are pouring in for Anthony Varvaro, 37, who grew up in Westerleigh on Staten …

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SpaceX Starship Prototype Spits Out Super-Hot Debris, Causes Literal Fire In Dumpster

SpaceX Starship Prototype Spits Out Super-Hot Debris, Causes Literal Fire In Dumpster

Brush firThey appeared shortly after the Starship’s static firing test on Thursday, September 8, 2022.Screenshot: NASAspaceflight SpaceX conducted a static firing test of a prototype Starship rocket on Thursday, in which the six raptor engines were engaged. The eight seconds the test seemed to go well, except for the problematic brush fire that ensued. The …

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