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P120C solid rocket motor successfully tested

Submit on Monday, July 16th, 2018 22:59

The P120C was successfully tested on 16 July in Kourou, French Guiana, on the BEAP test bench for solid rocket motors, operated by the French space agency CNES. This successful test of the first P120C ever produced is a major step in the development of the future European launchers, Ariane 6 and Vega-C.

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NanoRacks completes 5th external Cygnus deployment

Submit on Monday, July 16th, 2018 22:58

NanoRacks on 15 July successfully deployed six CubeSats from the company’s CubeSat deployer mounted on the outside of the Cygnus spacecraft. This brings the overall count to 223 small satellites deployed into low-Earth orbit.

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LockMart to help UK Space Agency build 1st commercial spaceport

Submit on Monday, July 16th, 2018 22:57

The UK Space Agency has selected Lockheed Martin to help implement its vision for the UK Spaceflight Programme.

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Raytheon gets $59 million for work on JPSS ground system

Submit on Monday, July 16th, 2018 22:56

NASA awarded Raytheon’s Intelligence, Information and Services business US$59 million for additional work on NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System Common Ground System project. The changes are necessary to launch America’s next polar satellite, JPSS-2, in 2021.

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Europe’s next Galileo satellites in place atop Ariane 5

Submit on Sunday, July 15th, 2018 22:59

Europe’s next Galileo satellites have been put in place on top of the Ariane 5 launcher due to lift them from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on 25 July.

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Launch schedule of the H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI7

Submit on Sunday, July 15th, 2018 22:58

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have announced a launch date for the H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 7 (H-IIB F7) which carries aboard the H-II Transfer Vehicle “KOUNOTORI7” (HTV7), the cargo transporter to the International Space Station (ISS).

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