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Archive for July, 2018

Russia to launch serial production of Angara rockets

July 18th, 2018 by

The serial production of Angara rockets will begin from 2023 at the Polyot Production Association in the West Siberian city of Omsk from 2023, CEO of Russia’s State Space Corporation Roskosmos Dmitry Rogozin said.

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Roskosmos, Energia sign contract for Soyuz-5

July 18th, 2018 by

State Corporation Roskosmos has signed a government contract with RSC Energia for the development of the new-generation medium Space Rocket System (SRS) with Launch Vehicle (LV) Soyuz-5.

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Astrobotic selects Dynetics as propulsion provider for lunar lander

July 18th, 2018 by

Astrobotic announced that the company has selected Dynetics of Huntsville, Alabama as the propulsion provider for its Peregrine Lunar Lander.

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ATLAS Space Operations to support BlackSky constellation

July 18th, 2018 by

ATLAS Space Operations, Inc., a company that provides satellite communications as a service through a software-driven, high data flow global antenna network, announced that BlackSky has selected ATLAS to provide telemetry, commanding, and data support for its high-revisit, Earth imaging constellation of satellites.

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Next Galileo launch set for 25 July

July 17th, 2018 by

For its fourth launch of the year, Arianespace will orbit four more satellites (satellites 23 to 26) for the Galileo constellation. This mission is being performed on behalf of the European Commission under a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA).

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MDA announces acquisition of Neptec Design Group

July 17th, 2018 by

MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), announced it has acquired Neptec Design Group Ltd. (Neptec), an electro-optical and electro-mechanical systems and high-performance intelligent Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) company for C$42 million, comprised of approximately C$8 million in cash and the balance in Maxar common shares.

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