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Archive for March 11th, 2019

Vega-C enters qualification phase for (delayed) maiden flight

March 11th, 2019 by

The Vega-C launch system recently passed its Critical Design Review and is now ready to complete manufacturing and final testing as part of the qualification phase.

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Work begins on telecommunication satellite project for Nepal

March 11th, 2019 by

The Nepal Telecommunications Authority and Thales Alenia Space have signed an agreement under which Thales Alenia Space will build the national satellite telecommunication system for Nepal.

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