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Russia’s Prichal nodal module docks with ISS

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The Prichal nodal module making part of the Progress M-NM space freighter launched from the Baikonur spaceport on 24 November docked with the Russian Nauka multi-purpose research laboratory onboard the International Space Station (ISS).

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OHB LuxSpace to use ExoMG propulsion for Triton-X Heavy platform

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Exotrail has signed a contract with Luxembourg-based satellite manufacturer OHB LuxSpace for a co-engineering phase aiming the further integration of ExoMG – cluster², a configuration of Exotrail’s high thrust electric propulsion product family, into the Triton-X Heavy platform.

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AAC Clyde Space wins order for U.S. DoD satellite mission led by Aegis Aerospace

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AAC Clyde Space AB has won an order from Aegis Aerospace to supply its Starbuck power systems and battery solutions worth US$500,000 for a satellite mission carried out on behalf of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

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Italy, France strengthen co-operation on launchers

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Italy and France pledged to strengthen their co-operation on space launchers as part of a broader bilateral treaty. Among the goals laid out in the treaty were pledges to reinforce military connections, including at an industrial level, and work together in the space sector.

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Testing confirms JWST on track for targeted launch on 22 December

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Engineering teams have completed additional testing confirming NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is ready for flight, and launch preparations are resuming toward Webb’s target launch date of Wednesday, 22 December.

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China launches Zhongxing 1D milcomsat

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Rocket: Chang Zheng 3B; Payload: Zhongxing 1D (ChinaSat 1D); Date: 26 November 2021, 1640 UTC; Launch site: Xichang Satellite Launch Center, China. The satellite was deployed into a 182 km x 35,830 km x 27.08 degrees geostationary transfer orbit.

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