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U.S. Air Force establishes National Security Space Launch programme

March 3rd, 2019 by

The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch Enterprise Systems Directorate Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) programme name was officially changed to the National Security Space Launch programme on 1 March.

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Maxar cutting jobs to help stem $1.26 billion loss, stabilize satellite division

March 3rd, 2019 by

“Maxar Technologies, which will lay off more than 200 people as it seeks to return to profitability following a $1.26 billion loss, says the struggling satellite division it decided to keep will need to bring in roughly $500 million annually to break even.” (Space News)

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Beresheet shuttle completes another manoeuvre on way to moon

March 3rd, 2019 by

“Israel’s Beresheet, the Jewish state’s first lunar spacecraft, successfully completed another maneuver on Wednesday at around 9:30 p.m. Israel time, according to a release by Space IL. … Earlier in the week, Beresheet experienced some technical difficulties and had to cancel a maneuver planned for the spacecraft.” (Jerusalem Post)

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S7 Space CEO Sergei Sopov to step down

February 17th, 2019 by

Sergei Sopov, Chief Executive Officer of Sea Launch operator S7 Space is leaving the company.

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Maxar Technologies announces CEO transition

January 14th, 2019 by

Maxar Technologies announced the appointment of Daniel Jablonsky as President and Chief Executive Officer of Maxar, effective immediately.

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Andre-Hubert Roussel proposed CEO of ArianeGroup

November 27th, 2018 by

Airbus SE and Safran have proposed to the Board of Directors of ArianeGroup Andre-Hubert Roussel, 53, currently Head of Operations at Airbus Defence and Space, to succeed Alain Charmeau, 62, as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ArianeGroup, effective 1 January 2019.

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