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Vinci completes subsystems qualification campaigns

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The re-ignitable Vinci engine, which will power the upper stage of the Ariane 6 launcher, has now successfully completed its last two subsystems qualification campaigns (M6 and M7) with 140 engine tests conducted.

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Vector announces 5 orbital launch reservation with Open Cosmos

February 15th, 2018 by

Vector, a nanosatellite launch company, and Open Cosmos, a space mission provider, announced an agreement to reserve five orbital launches between 2019 and 2023 on the Vector-R launch vehicle. The announcement comes in advance of Vector’s first orbital launch in July.

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Ball Aerospace delivers flight cryocooler for NASA’s Landsat mission

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Ball Aerospace delivered the TIRS-2 Flight Cryocooler for the Landsat 9 TIRS-2 instrument ahead of schedule to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). Achieving this milestone early will allow GSFC additional time and options during the instrument integration and test phase.

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Maxar Technologies announces move of HQ to Westminster, Colorado

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Maxar Technologies Ltd. announced plans to move its corporate headquarters to Westminster, Colorado from San Francisco.

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