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National Assembly passes Civil Aviation Amendment Bill

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The National Assembly (NA) has passed the Civil Aviation Amendment Bill, during its plenary sitting on Tuesday. The Bill, with amendments also by the Portfolio...

ISS: Africa can’t stay out of the space race

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Can Africa avoid getting sucked into the 21st-century contest, or should it also reach for the stars? Space powers or aspirant space powers like India,...

US Space Command tracks Chinese rocket for uncontrolled re-entry from orbit

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Remnants of a large Chinese rocket launched last week are expected to plunge back through the atmosphere this weekend in an uncontrolled re-entry being...
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Four astronauts return from space station aboard SpaceX capsule

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Four astronauts returned safely to Earth from the International Space Station early on Sunday in a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, parachuting to splash-down in...

South African Airways exits administration after 17 months

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South Africa's struggling national airline South African Airways (SAA) on Friday exited a local form of bankruptcy protection called business rescue after roughly 17...

Space entrepreneur Max Polyakov acquires South Africa’s Dragonfly satellite maker

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Max Polyakov, an ultra-wealthy entrepreneur with ambitions of building a space transportation empire, has acquired South African satellite maker Dragonfly Aerospace, he told Reuters. The...

Air Cairo receives its first Airbus A320neo

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Air Cairo, Egypt’s low-fare airline, has taken delivery of its first A320neo aircraft. The new aircraft will join Air Cairo’s all Airbus fleet of...
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SpaceX rocketship launches 4 astronauts on NASA mission to space station

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NASA and Elon Musk’s commercial rocket company SpaceX launched a new four-astronaut team on a flight to the International Space Station on Friday, the...
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SpaceX rocketship launches 4 astronauts on NASA mission to space station

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NASA and Elon Musk's commercial rocket company SpaceX launched a new four-astronaut team on a flight to the International Space Station on Friday, the...

Airbus shakes up aero parts manufacturing

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Airbus has launched the biggest shake-up of its manufacturing network in more than a decade, with large-parts activities reorganized in France and Germany and...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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