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MSA - Update 3

Posted 03-21-2017 at 07:45 AM by IronRain

MER-C lost*
MER-C is now officially lost. The rover, a copy of MER-A and MER-B, was supposed to perform a MCC Burn, but engineers lost contact a couple of days prior to the burn, so they were not able to send the required commands to the spacecraft. It was soon evident that reaching Mars was not an option anymore.
A full scale investigation is already underway. At this time it's believed to be faulty software, delivered by NASA.

Preparing to return to MSS*
After...
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Apexset restructured as Eclipse Systems

Posted 03-07-2017 at 05:09 AM by Jupiter
Updated 03-07-2017 at 05:17 AM by Jupiter (Grammar edits)

In response to a growing space market, Apexset is to undergo a major organisational restructure to compete more effectively in this newly promising field, including the adoption of the latest modelling software and a new corporate identity - Eclipse Systems.

A new slate of projects has also been announced, including the Pyrios booster for NASA's Space Launch System, and development of the Sea Dragon big dumb booster (BDB) for potential manned flights to Mars; the first prototype is...
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