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LightSail 2 mission proceeds as planned

July 4th, 2019 by

The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft sprang loose from its Prox-1 carrier vehicle as planned yesterday, and sent its first signals back to mission control at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in California.

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China to launch IoT constellation with 72 satellites

July 4th, 2019 by

A research institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has announced a constellation programme, planning to launch 72 small satellites for the Internet of Things in the next three years.

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Global Technologies selects Eutelsat to support W. Africa Power Pool

July 4th, 2019 by

Eutelsat Communications has secured a multi-year contract with Global Technologies for C-band capacity on its Eutelsat 10A satellite to provide connectivity and communications for the West Africa Power Pool Project (WAPP).

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