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STL expands LEO platform capability with VESTA nanosatellite

Submit on Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 22:58

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has signed a contract with Honeywell to supply the VESTA satellite platform, a technology demonstration mission that will test a new two-way VHF Data Exchange System (VDES) payload for the exactEarth advanced maritime satellite constellation. The contract was signed as part of an MoU between Honeywell Aerospace and the UK Space Agency.

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