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China launches two satellites for Pakistan

July 9th, 2018 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng 2C/SMA; Payload: PRSS-1 and PakTES-1A; Date: 9 July 2018, 0356 UTC; Launch site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China. After entering orbit, PRSS-1 is in good condition with its solar panels unfolded smoothly, according to CAST.

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Largest-ever solid rocket motor poised for first hot firing

July 9th, 2018 by

This week, the largest solid rocket motor ever built in one piece will be test fired at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana for the first time.

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MetOp-C launch campaign kicks off

July 9th, 2018 by

The MetOp-C launch campaign has kicked off with the first of three Antonovs landing at Cayenne Airport, French Guiana on 20 June.

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China proposes joint global satellite system with Russia

July 9th, 2018 by

A Chinese delegation has proposed to Russia’s Roskosmos state space corporation to discuss a possibility of the creation of a joint global satellite communications system, which could become an analogue of the OneWeb satellite constellation.

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Telesat, Gilat to develop broadband modem technology for satellites

July 9th, 2018 by

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announced a collaborative project with Telesat for development of broadband communication technology using low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites.

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Thales Alenia Space and SwRI sign MOU to cooperate on Stratobus

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Thales Alenia Space and Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-operate in the development of Stratobus.

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