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Archive for January, 2019

Telesat books New Glenn launches

January 31st, 2019 by

Telesat and Blue Origin have signed a multi-launch agreement that paves the way for the New Glenn rocket to play a key role in Telesat’s deployment of its global LEO satellite constellation.

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Anomaly detected aboard Soyuz rocket, launch maybe delayed

January 31st, 2019 by

Following routine checks for the upcoming OneWeb launch, Arianespace informed OneWeb of technical issue on the Fregat upper stage of the Soyuz launcher. The Fregat stage has been placed in safe configuration, enabling Arianespace to conduct additional testing.

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NanoRacks completes 15th CubeSat mission on ISS

January 31st, 2019 by

NanoRacks said it successfully completed the 15th CubeSat Deployment mission from the company’s commercially developed platform on the International Space Station.

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Loon’s balloons to support Telesat’s LEO constellation

January 31st, 2019 by

Telesat and Loon, a subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet, announced they have entered into an agreement under which Loon will deliver a network operating system design that Telesat can use to support its global low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation.

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China’s launch plans for 2019

January 30th, 2019 by

China is going to send more than 50 spacecraft into space via over 30 launches this year, according to the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC). The major missions include the third Chang Zheng-5 large carrier rocket to be launched in July, said Yang Baohua, vice president of the CASC.

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SSL terminates participation in DARPA’s robotic servicing programme

January 30th, 2019 by

SSL announced it has exercised its right to terminate participation in the Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) programme, a public-private partnership with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

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