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Outer space 14-12-2020

France and Germany launch space race alliance

Franco-German cooperation on space policy will reach new levels after the economic ministers of the two countries pledged to work together more closely on securing Europe’s independent access to the stars.
Outer space 17-11-2020

European space rocket launch fails minutes after takeoff

A European space rocket failed minutes after taking off with the loss of both satellites it was carrying, its operator said Tuesday (17 November).
Outer space 29-06-2020

EU to speed up space ambitions, Breton says

The European Union will plough more money into rocket launches, satellite communication and space exploration to preserve its often unsung successes in space and keep up with US and Chinese ambitions, its space chief said on Sunday (28 June).
Outer space 02-06-2020

SpaceX’s historic launch gives Europe pause for thought

Elon Musk’s company’s success in becoming the first private venture to launch humans into space prompted the head of Europe’s SpaceX-equivalent, Arianespace, to claim on Sunday (31 May) that his firm is capable of the same feat.