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Es’hailSat, BridgeSat to co-operate on laser-based satcom

Submit on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 22:59

Es’hailSat and BridgeSat announced a strategic relationship that will provide businesses and governments across the Middle East with access to laser-based satellite broadband services.

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Prelaunch processing of Egyptsat-A satellite

Submit on Monday, February 18th, 2019 22:59

The prelaunch processing of the integrated launch vehicle with the Egyptsat-A satellite has begun at Baikonur Cosmodrome. The Soyuz-2 launch vehicle with Fregat upper stage was installed on the launch pad at Site 31 of Baikonur Cosmodrome.

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NASA’s Van Allen probes begin final phase of mission

Submit on Monday, February 18th, 2019 22:58

NASA’s twin Van Allen Probes, launched in August 2012, have entered the final phase in their exploration.

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LeoStella inaugurates smallsat production facility

Submit on Monday, February 18th, 2019 22:57

LeoStella, a smallsat design and manufacturing company, announced the official inauguration of its production facilities in Tukwila, Wash., USA.

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Soyuz launch with OneWeb satellites set for for 26 Feb.

Submit on Sunday, February 17th, 2019 22:59

Arianespace has completed a major preparation milestone for its next Soyuz launch with integration of the mission’s payload: the initial six spacecraft in OneWeb’s constellation.

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RemoveDEBRIS: success for harpoon experiment

Submit on Sunday, February 17th, 2019 22:58

RemoveDEBRIS successfully fired a harpoon on 8 February 2018 at a speed of 20 metres per second and penetrated a target made of satellite panel material. The harpoon and 1.5 metre target boom were designed by a team at Airbus in Stevenage UK.

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