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November 4, 2014

Site News: November 2014.

At some point we’ll actually get around to a regular posting schedule.

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July 15, 2014

UK Spaceport: Square, vaporware pegs being forced into bodged regulation and square site holes

Today the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority released (to great pre-released fanfare) a shortlist of sites being considered for the site of a UK spaceport. Unfortunately, I fear that this release is based much more on hype than solid capability. As the idea currently stands it is overtly speculative, based on designs that largely have yet to materialise, using a site that has yet to be chosen (while likely requiring large investment that hasn’t been announced yet) and requiring the formation of either dedicated government bodies and legislation, or the massive, rapid adaptation of existing ones.

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December 18, 2013

A Badly Needed Site Update.

It’s been a very long time since I’ve posted a new article on Astronomy Aggregator, but I hope this kind of makes up for it. Last year I had the excuse of working full time and studying on my two days off, so the site didn’t get updated that much. This year I’ve been kind of hiding behind the work of studying in my final year.

In any event, I thought that it was time for a change – I should be posting more not only because I have a small hard core of people who like the site (which as somebody who has barely made ten posts in the last ten months gives me a very warm glow) but because I love the news coming out of the industry and the technological [...]

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March 17, 2013

ESA and RosCosmos formalise ExoMars exploration partnership

March 14th saw the European Space Agency and RosCosmos (Russian Federal Space Agency) formally sign an agreement that will take the two space agencies to Mars on two missions in 2016 and 2018.

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February 27, 2013

Site News: Logos and Contributors and email subscriptions, oh my.

A second February (just) update.

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