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Archive for April 18th, 2019

Intelsat 29e total loss after anomalies

April 18th, 2019 by

Intelsat has declared its IS-29e satellite a total loss.

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Arianespace to launch SAR satellite StriX-a aboard Vega

April 18th, 2019 by

Arianespace announced the signing of a launch service contract with Synspective for the launch of the satellite StriX-a (with a lift-off mass of approximately 150 kg) into a Sun-synchronous orbit (SSO) in 2020.#

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China opens Chang’e-6 mission for international payloads

April 18th, 2019 by

China announced a co-operation plan for its future Chang’e-6 mission, offering to carry a total of 20-kg solicited payloads, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA).

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