Airbus plans to cut thousands of jobs throughout Europe
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The planemaker's Germany-based subsidiary, Defence and Space, has said it's undergoing "restructuring" after major financial losses. The group will cut a total of 2,362 jobs.
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The Soyuz MS-23 has been sent on a mission to bring back three astronauts from the ISS. It carried 429 kg additional cargo required to extend their stay.
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SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket has launched the European Space Agency’s Euclid telescope from Florida. The extraordinary telecscope is set to unravel the "dark" or unknown mysteries of the universe.
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