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Archive for January 15th, 2019

Iranian satellite launch fails

January 15th, 2019 by

Iran launched a satellite on 15 January but the spacecraft failed to reach orbit, state television quoted the telecommunications minister as saying.

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Russian space telescope still not responding

January 15th, 2019 by

Another attempt to restore control over Russia’s radio telescope Spektr-R has failed, Alexander Bloshenko, adviser on science to the chief of Russia’s state space corporation Roskosmos, was quoted as saying.

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CGWIC signs launch agreement with Satellogic

January 15th, 2019 by

China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) announced a Multiple Launch Services Agreement (MLA) with Satellogic.

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Russia to complete military satellite constellation Blagovest in April

January 15th, 2019 by

The launch of the fourth and last military communications satellite of Russia’s Blagovest constellation is tentatively planned for April, a source in the space industry was quoted as saying.

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D-Orbit to develop precise in-orbit CubeSat deployer

January 15th, 2019 by

The European Space Agency (ESA) awarded D-Orbit SpA with a contract for the development of a precise in-orbit CubeSat deployer.

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