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China’s first sea launch successful

June 5th, 2019 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng 11; Payload: Bufeng-1A, Bufeng-1B, five smallsats; Date: 5 June 2019, 0406 UTC; Launch site: floating platform in the Yellow Sea at 34.90 deg. N, 121.19 deg. E. The two technology experiment satellites and five commercial satellites were successfully launched.

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AT&T T-16, Eutelsat 7C are readied for next Ariane 5 launch

June 5th, 2019 by

The two satellite passengers for Arianespace’s upcoming Ariane 5 flight – AT&T T-16 [DirecTV 16] and Eutelsat 7C – are advancing through their payload preparation phases during parallel activity at the Spaceport in French Guiana.

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Vega-C moves towards first launch in 2020

June 5th, 2019 by

ESA said it is working with industry towards the maiden flight of Europe’s new Vega-C launch vehicle in 2020 for more launches, with increased performance, to more orbits.

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Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. launches Space & Sensing Systems division

June 5th, 2019 by

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. has launched a Space & Sensing Systems division at its Cypress, CA headquarters. The new division will sell satellite on-board equipment, including solar array panels, lithium-ion batteries, and RF equipment.

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Surrey-built space sail successfully deployed on commercial mission

June 5th, 2019 by

A pair of space sails designed and manufactured by the University of Surrey team behind RemoveDEBRIS – a project that demonstrated a number of world-first active debris removal technologies – have been successfully deployed.

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Dragon CRS-17 completes mission

June 5th, 2019 by

Packed with about 1,890 kg of cargo and science, SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft departed the International Space Station on 3 June.

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