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ELSA-d to fly on Soyuz

October 9th, 2018 by

Japan’s ELSA-d satellite intended to demonstrate the project of capturing and removing space junk from orbit is expected to be launched aboard a Russian Soyuz-2 rocket from the Baikonur spaceport in early 2020, the Glavkosmos Launch Services operator said.

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Thales Alenia Space signs Mars Sample Return study contracts

October 9th, 2018 by

Thales Alenia Space has signed two study contracts with the European Space Agency (ESA) in the frame of a joint ESA-NASA study on an international Mars Sample Return mission.

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Lockheed Martin selects payload providers for OPIR

October 9th, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin has selected Raytheon and a Northrop Grumman/Ball Aerospace team to compete as potential mission payload providers for the U.S. Air Force’s Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared (Next Gen OPIR) Geosynchronous (GEO) Block 0 missile warning satellite system.

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