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Kleos Space satellites ready for launch

July 16th, 2019 by

Kleos Space S.A., a space- powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data provider, has completed all acceptance reviews and the satellites are mission ready awaiting transport to RocketLab’s Launch Complex 1 in Mahia, New Zealand.

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Northrop Grumman to demonstrate robotic manufacturing in space

July 16th, 2019 by

Made In Space (MIS) has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a subcontract to support NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) demonstration of the autonomous robotic manufacturing and assembly platform, Archinaut, on a flight mission.

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ESA sees demand for satellites around the Moon

July 16th, 2019 by

The heightened interest in going to the Moon shows that there could be a market in providing satellite communications beyond Earth, ESA said in a statement.

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OneWeb’s satellites deliver real-time HD streaming from space

July 16th, 2019 by

OneWeb announced the successful test of its six satellites in Low Earth Orbit. All satellites delivered high-speed, low-latency services, with speed of more than 400 Mbps which enabled real-time video streaming in Full HD from space.

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Success of the 2nd touchdown of asteroid explorer Hayabusa2

July 11th, 2019 by

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on 11 July (UTC) performed a series of operations for the second touchdown of Asteroid Explorer Hayabusa2 on the Ryugu asteroid and the collection of its soil samples.

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Ball Aerospace completes CDR of NASA’s IXPE mission

July 11th, 2019 by

The mission critical design review (M-CDR) of NASA’s Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) space-based astrophysics observatory was recently completed at Ball Aerospace’s Boulder, Colorado, facility. The IXPE mission is led by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, with support from Ball Aerospace, the Italian Space Agency (ASI), Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at University of Colorado Boulder and other partners.

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