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Company gets license for moon shot

August 3rd, 2016 by

The U.S. Government has granted Moon Express, Inc. (MoonEx), permission to travel beyond Earth’s orbit and land on the Moon in 2017. This decision provides authorisation to Moon Express for a maiden flight of its robotic spacecraft onto the Moon’s surface.

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EC approves acquisition of Arianespace by ASL

July 21st, 2016 by

Following an in-depth review, the European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of Arianespace by Airbus Safran Launchers (ASL), a joint venture between Airbus and Safran. This approval is subject to conditions.

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ESOA members sign 5G manifesto with EU Commissioner Oettinger

July 7th, 2016 by

Joining a delegation of telecoms CEOs, members of the Board of the EMEA Satellite Operators Association welcomed and signed an industry Manifesto that embodied the contribution of key telecoms industry players in shaping the EU vision for 5G.

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Slovenia signs ESA association agreement

July 6th, 2016 by

Slovenia has signed an Association Agreement with ESA. This agreement will allow direct Slovenian participation in ESA optional programmes, with Slovenian delegates attending relevant ESA subordinate bodies. Dedicated access to agency facilities and services will be provided to Slovenia’s national space projects.

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ASL likely to get EC approval for Arianespace takeover – report

June 24th, 2016 by

Airbus Safran Launchers SAS will reportedly win European Union approval as soon as next month to take over launch-service provider Arianespace SA.

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Russia wins case over Yukos-related seizure of US$700 million in France

April 15th, 2016 by

Russia’s Roskosmos State Corporation won a lawsuit in France over the seizure of US$700 million in compensation for the defunct Yukos oil company-related assets, Roskosmos communications director Igor Bure was quoted as saying.

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