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Israeli jets bomb Gaza in response to rocket fire

Published time: 17 Oct, 2018 03:55 Edited time: 17 Oct, 2018 03:58 Israel Defense Forces have launched a series of airstrikes against alleged “terror targets” in Gaza in retaliation to rocket fire from the enclave on the southern Israeli city of Be’er Sheva. DETAILS TO FOLLOW In response to the rockets fired from #Gaza at #Israel overnight, IDF fighter jets ...

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Moment Soyuz rocket failed captured on camera from SPACE (PHOTOS)

Astronaut Alexander Gerst, who is one of three crew members currently aboard the International Space Station, captured the dramatic failed launch of the Russian Soyuz rocket in a stunning series of photographs. The photos, which Gerst posted to Twitter, clearly show the trail of the Soyuz rocket which on Thursday malfunctioned, forcing cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin and astronaut Nick Hague to ...

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Emergency escape at 6000 km/h: How near miss Soyuz rocket accident unfolded (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Soyuz was considered so safe, tweets about a successful launch had already gone out. At the same time, the two men inside were hurtling towards the ground in the worst Russian manned flight accident since Soviet times. Baikonur’s first launchpad, the same one used by Yuri Gagarin 57 years ago, 11:39 am Moscow time, Thursday, October 11, 2018. In ...

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ISS crew to make emergency landing after Soyuz rocket malfunctions during launch

HomeWorld News Published time: 11 Oct, 2018 08:54 Edited time: 11 Oct, 2018 09:00 Get short URL The Russian Soyuz rocket suffered a malfunction while launch, new ISS crew to make emergency landing approximately in Kazakhstan – reports DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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Rocket hits Afghan govt compound as president holds meeting there – report

Rocket attacks were reported in the capital of Afghanistan’s southern Ghazni province during President Ashraf Ghani’s visit on Thursday. One rocket landed near the house of the governor in the morning, just as the Afghan president was holding a meeting there, local media cited security officials as saying. The other rocket hit the Kabul-Kandahar highway. Neither caused any casualties. READ ...

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Russian rocket engines to continue launching America into space

Russia will continue supplying RD-180 rocket engines, which are used by NASA and the Pentagon, to the United States until at least 2020. “We signed the contract until 2020, and we will supply our partners with six more RD-180 engines,” said Igor Arbuzov, CEO of Russia’s Energomash. The RD-180 engines operate at the first stage of the US Atlas V ...

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N. Korea dismantling rocket test site as Trump’s rants over reports he loathes lack of progress

New satellite imagery showed partial dismantlement of North Korea’s satellite launch facility. It comes as the US media reported that Donald Trump is somehow unhappy with the denuclearization progress of the Korean Peninsula. Images of Sohae Satellite Launching Station, released by monitoring group 38 North on Monday, showed that Pyongyang has apparently begun dismantling work there. The satellite snapshots dated ...

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Japanese space rocket crashes & explodes seconds after launch (VIDEO)

The launch of privately developed Japanese sounding rocket MOMO-2 resulted in a catastrophic failure, as the spacecraft crashed back to Earth after only a few seconds in flight. The rocket exploded, damaging the ground facilities. The MOMO rocket family is developed by a private startup company with the ambitious name ‘Interstellar Technologies.’ The rocket was launched from Taiki, Hokkaido prefecture ...

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‘Oh sh*t, fire on ship!’ Dramatic moment rocket misfires on German frigate, sparking blaze (VIDEO)

A German Navy frigate has found itself in an awkward and dangerous emergency, when its missile misfired and caught fire right over the vessel’s deck. The dramatic footage of the close-call moment was caught on film. ‘Sachsen’, one of the newest guided-missile frigates in Germany’s Navy, had been traversing waters off Norway’s coast with the submarine-hunting frigate ‘Luebeck’, taking part ...

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'Ten times cheaper': Russian space company testing iodine rocket engine

Russian spacecraft manufacturer Energia is developing an electric propulsion rocket engine which runs on ‘pure’ iodine. The new thruster can make rockets smaller, lighter and cheaper. Engineers have patented a method of using iodine for electric-powered spacecraft propulsion, the Energia Space and Rocket Corporation said on Thursday. The company, based in the Moscow region, is the nation’s main builder of ...

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