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    New Star Wars movies confirmed (NO SPOILERS!)

    Star Wars: Episode VIII has been delayed to December 15th, 2017. This is most likely to accommodate a few minor rewrites based on character reception in The Force Awakens in my opinion.
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    New Star Wars movies confirmed (NO SPOILERS!)

    Here we go!
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    New Star Wars movies confirmed (NO SPOILERS!)

    A new trailer has just been released:
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    News Most American would turn down free trip to space

    I know how that feels. I'm 6'6" (198cm in metric) and probably wouldn't fit into a capsule.
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    Humor Random Comments Thread

    In a 'surprising' move which nobody could ever have possibly predicted; Mars One suspends work on its planned robotic mission to Mars in 2018.
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    Launch News SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 with DSCOVR, February 11, 2015

    The Falcon Heavy was originally planned for Vandenburg but it's now going to be launched from LC-39A at KSC in July-September.
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    Updates Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV)

    Any news on the AVUM upper stage?
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    Updates DARPA's ALASA Program

    DARPA's Airborne Launch Assist Space Access (ALASA) program will attempt to provide the capability to launch a 100 lb satellite into space within a 24 hour notice period for less than $1,000,000. At least 12 orbital test flights are planned for 2016. Here is their press release.
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    Humor Random Comments Thread

    Estonia has become the 21st member of the ESA today. Welcome Estonia!
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    Launch News Iranian satellite launch: Safir launch with Fajr, February 2, 2015

    Safir launch with Fajr, February 2, 2015 Iranian state news as well as RIA Novosti are reporting that the "Fajr" ("Dawn") satellite was launched atop a Safir rocket at 09:30 GMT on February 2, 2015. The satellite appears to be working as expected according to other news sources. Edit: Thanks...
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    Humor Random Comments Thread

    It looks like Iran will be launching a satellite into orbit in the coming week (link).
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    Updates Planetary Internet: SpaceX vs OneWeb

    Both SpaceX and OneWeb seem to be creating different satellite networks that are supposed to provide Internet to the entire world. Coincidentally; they were both announced at the same time. SpaceX's plan (4025 satellites) and OneWeb's plan (648 satellites).
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    Project "Starlab" space station

    Just because somebody else named one of their spacecraft 'Starchaser' doesn't mean you can't use that name as well. There are two 'Orion' programmes (and both are by NASA) in real life.
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    Discussion The Ultimate Chinese Space Discussion Thread!

    Want China Times: China's first private spacecraft sets test flight for July I'd assume the '40,000km' number is a small typo though :lol:.
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    Updates SpaceX Falcon 9 F5 CRS SpX-2 through CRS SpX-12 Updates

    Some images of the barge have come through:
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    Humor Random Comments Thread

    Artist's impression: ;)