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Rocket Lab completes post-flight analysis

August 7th, 2017 by

Rocket Lab, an American-New Zealand aerospace company, said it has completed an internal review of data from its 25 May test flight of its Electron rocket. The review found the launch had to be terminated due to an independent contractor’s ground equipment issue, rather than an issue with the rocket.

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NanoRacks announces polar orbit launch opportunities on PSLV

August 7th, 2017 by

NanoRacks announced that the company is adding polar orbit launches of small satellites into its portfolio of commercial launch opportunities.

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SSTL and In-Space offer smallsat in-orbit demo missions

August 7th, 2017 by

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) and In-Space Missions Limited (In-Space) have revealed an opportunity for a low cost ride to Low Earth Orbit (LEO).

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