Showing posts with label Luxembourg. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Luxembourg. Show all posts

Monday, January 02, 2017

SpaceX concluded accident investigation, to start launching rockets again

SpaceX has identified the anomaly responsible for the explosion of its Falcon 9 rocket on Sept. 1, 2016, and is now ready to resume its launch schedule starting Jan. 8.

Friday, September 02, 2016

SpaceX rocket explosion setbacks for commercial space

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket exploded Thursday on its launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida, dealing a blow to the California-based company's ambitious space exploration project, and even America's commercial space industry.

Thursday, September 01, 2016

SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch

A rocket operated by the aerospace company SpaceX has exploded on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral where it was being test-fired ahead of a launch.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

SpaceX to conduct first launch with used rocket this year

 U.S. space firm SpaceX has reached an agreement with Luxembourg-based SES to launch a commercial communications satellite on a used Falcon 9 rocket for the first time, the two companies said Tuesday.

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

European Commission: Cyprus and Luxembourg top bathing water rankings

Water at nearly all of Europe’s beaches – and most of its rivers and lakes – are clean enough to swim in. And the quality is improving.
If you're planning a trip to the beach this year you can rest easy – the water at 95% of beaches is clean enough to meet minimum EU standards. Of bathing sites in rivers and lakes, 91% make the grade.
In the latest report, most sites were given an excellent rating for 2012 – the same proportion as in 2011. But more managed a “sufficient” rating than in the previous year.
2012 water testing
The European Environment Agency’s (EEA) annual bathing water report looked at samples from more than 22 000 bathing sites around Europe.
Water was tested for harmful pollutants and bacteria, such as E. coli – possibly from sewage or livestock waste.

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