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InSight successfully lands on Mars

November 26th, 2018 by

The NASA InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) mission landed on Mars at 1953 UTC on 26 November 2018 after an almost seven-month, 458-million kilometer journey from Earth.

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SSTL announces 35-kg lunar comms mission for 2021

November 26th, 2018 by

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has announced that it is designing a low cost 35-kg lunar communications satellite mission called DoT-4, targeted for a 2021 launch.

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Study: The Risk of Launch Delays to Satellite Constellations

November 26th, 2018 by

The Aerospace Corporation’s Center for Space Policy and Strategy (CSPS) analysed the risks that launch delays pose to large satellite constellations in a policy paper, Launch Uncertainty: Implications for Large Constellations.

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