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Kazakhstan to sign deal on upgrading launch pad 1 at Baikonur

Submit on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 22:59

Russia, Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates are planning to sign an agreement on upgrading launch site No. 1 at the Baikonur spaceport in the first half of this year, Chairman of the Aerospace Committee at Kazakhstan’s Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry Ministry Baubek Oralmagambetov was quoted as saying.

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Airbus DS enters consultation process with employee representatives

Submit on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 22:58

Airbus Defence and Space has entered the consultation process with the company’s European works council on the division’s planned restructuring.

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Mitsubishi Electric completes new satellite production facility

Submit on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 22:57

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that it has completed construction of a new facility for the production of satellites at the company’s Kamakura Works in Kamakura, Japan.

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StarLink launch successful but first stage makes splash landing

Submit on Monday, February 17th, 2020 22:59

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: 60 Starlink satellites; Date: 17 February 2020, 1505 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. While the satellites were successfully deployed, the rocket’s first stage failed to land on a platform as planned.

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Antares with Cygnus aboard lifts off after delays

Submit on Sunday, February 16th, 2020 22:59

Rocket: Antares 230+; Payload: NG-13/Cygnus; Date: 15 February 2020, 1821 UTC; Launch site: Wallops Flight Facility, USA. The Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station at about 0905 UTC on 18 February.

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Rocket Lab to loft NASA’s moon cubesat

Submit on Sunday, February 16th, 2020 22:58

NASA has selected Rocket Lab of Huntington Beach, California, to provide launch services for the Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE) CubeSat.

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