The U.K. rocket startup Skyrora tested its Skylark Micro suborbital rocket last year. In the future, the company's rockets will be powered by a renewable fuel made from non-recyclable plastics. (Image credit: Skyrora)

Can biofuels make spaceflight greener? UK space startups reveal plans for cleaner rocket launches

By Tereza Pultarova, Published by Space.com, 25 October 2021 Biofuels tested by two British rocket start-ups seem to produce much fewer dangerous soot particles. Rocket launches can inject huge amounts of soot into higher layers of Earth's atmosphere, depending on their fuel, possibly contributing to climate change. A pair of

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Soyuz launch site

Ten years of Soyuz at Europe’s Spaceport

Published by ESA, 20 October 2021 On 21 October 2011, the first pair of Galileo navigation satellites was launched by a Russian-built Soyuz rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. The introduction of Russia’s Soyuz 2 rocket to Europe’s Spaceport was a milestone of strategic cooperation in the space transportation

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Chief of U.S. Space Operations Gen. John W. ``Jay” Raymond speaks in a video message screened during the 22nd International Aerospace Symposium at Grand InterContinental Hotel in Seoul Oct. 18. Credit: ROK Air Force

‘We go together’: US Space Force chief seeks deeper space cooperation with South Korea

By Park Si-soo, Publishd by Space News, 18 October 2021 SEOUL, South Korea — The U.S. Space Force’s top general expressed hope for deepening cooperation with South Korea’s military Oct. 18, saying “Katchi Kapshida,” which means “We go together” in Korean, a symbolic slogan of the long-standing Korea-U.S. alliance. Chief

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