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Second GPS III satellite delivered to launch site

March 21st, 2019 by

The second GPS III Space Vehicle was delivered to Astrotech Space Operations in Titusville, Florida to begin satellite launch processing.

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Arianespace’s first Vega mission of 2019 approved for lift-off with PRISMA

March 20th, 2019 by

The 14th Vega mission from French Guiana – which will orbit an Italian Space Agency Earth observation satellite – has been authorised for lift-off tomorrow following completion of its launch readiness review.

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Russia may launch Luna-Glob probe in 2022-2024

March 20th, 2019 by

Russia’s Luna-Glob (Luna-25) probe may be launched in 2022-2024, Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) Yuri Balega said.

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Thales Alenia Space marks key milestone for the NanoRacks airlock module

March 20th, 2019 by

Thales Alenia Space announced that its shell for NanoRacks’ Airlock Module is ready to be shipped to NanoRacks’ integration facilities in Houston, Texas.

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OneWeb books Ariane 6 launches

March 19th, 2019 by

Ariane 6 will deploy satellites of the OneWeb constellation on its maiden flight. OneWeb has also booked options with Arianespace for two more Ariane 6 launches.

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Airbus DS enters MoU with Firefly Aerospace

March 19th, 2019 by

Firefly Aerospace, Inc., a provider of economical and dependable launch vehicles, spacecraft and in-space services, announced the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus) to develop new space launch solutions for Airbus customers.

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