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Archive for December 6th, 2018

Inmarsat first customer for new MHI launch vehicle

December 6th, 2018 by

Inmarsat has entered into an agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) to be the first commercial customer to place an order for the new H3 launch vehicle.

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United Launch Alliance to launch NROL-71

December 6th, 2018 by

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) will lift-off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on 8 December at 0419 UTC. The mission is designated NROL-71.

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BepiColombo checks ion thrusters

December 6th, 2018 by

BepiColombo, the joint ESA/JAXA spacecraft on a mission to Mercury, is now firing its thrusters for the first time in flight.

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Eurobroadband Infrastructure launches KA-SAT partner programme

December 6th, 2018 by

Eurobroadband Infrastructure (EBI), a subsidiary of Eutelsat, is launching a Preferred Partner Programme for the distribution of capacity on its KA-SAT satellite. The programme aims at revitalising the distribution of KA-SAT capacity to boost the deployment of Internet access via satellite.

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