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The Canadian spaceport launch vehicle year end rankings

MLS launch from the Nova Scotia spaceport

As 2020 comes to an end and we publish our 3rd edition of the Canadian Spaceport Launch Vehicle Power Rankings, we ask ourselves is the glass half empty or half full? That perception is up to you. Event though it's been a very difficult year with the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping across the globe, there are signs for optimism. It's also a time for the government …

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Rocket Lab takes crucial step to reusability

Rocket Lab recovers its Electron rocket first stage in its effort towards rocket reusability.

On its latest launch Friday, Nov. 20, Rocket Lab successfully launched its 16th mission with 30 small satellites and recovered the first stage booster of its Electron rocket. On a call with journalists, Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck outlined what the recovery means for the company. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and …

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Good and bad news in 2nd spaceport launch vehicle rankings

Yuzhnoye RD-861K Engine test on June 26, 2020 for the Cyclone 4M

In this, the second edition of the Canadian Spaceport Launch Vehicle Power Rankings, we've got good and bad news to share including updates from C6 Launch, Yuzhnoye, Astra Space, a Canada - US Technology Safeguards Agreement and more. The preamble Canada does not have a spaceport. So why bother creating a Canadian Spaceport Launch Vehicle Power Rankings? You can read our full reasoning behind the …

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