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OneWeb Satellites shipped first satellites to launch site

Submit on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 22:59

OneWeb Satellites, a joint venture between Airbus and OneWeb, announced the delivery of the first satellites for the OneWeb constellation.

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Kleos Space satellites move into integration phase after CDR

Submit on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 22:58

Kleos Space S.A. said that the company’s first cluster of satellites has entered the Integration Phase after successfully undergoing Critical Design Review (CDR) with Gomspace A/S. The CDR ensured the satellites could proceed towards assembly, validation, integration and testing and confirms they meet stated performance cost, schedule, and risk requirements.

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China launches two satellites for multispectral imaging

Submit on Monday, January 21st, 2019 22:59

Rocket: Chang Zheng 11; Payload: two Jilin-1 satellites, two experimental satellites; Date: 21 January 2019, 0542 UTC; Launch site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China. The satellites have successfully entered their preset orbit, according to the center.

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Russia to launch Arctic weather satellite

Submit on Monday, January 21st, 2019 22:58

The first Russian satellite for weather forecasting and monitoring climate and environment in the Arctic region, Arktika-M, is planned to be sent to near-earth orbit in June 2019, a source in the Russian space industry was quoted as saying.

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ArianeGroup to study a Moon mission for ESA

Submit on Monday, January 21st, 2019 22:57

The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a one-year contract with ArianeGroup to study and prepare for a mission to go to the Moon with the aim of mining regolith.

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JAXA launches 4th Epsilon

Submit on Sunday, January 20th, 2019 22:59

Rocket: Epsilon-4; Payload: Innovative Satellite Technology Demonstration-1; Date: 18 January 2019, 0050 UTC; Launch site: Uchinoura Space Center, Japan. The launch and flight of Epsilon-4 occurred nominally. All seven satellites separated from the launch vehicle successfully.

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