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Chang Zheng 4B lofts three satellites

Submit on Thursday, September 12th, 2019 22:59

Rocket: Chang Zheng 4B; Payload: ZY-1 02D [Ziyuan-1 02D], ICE-PATHFINDER [BNU-1], Taurus 1; Date: 12 September 2019, 0326 UTC; Launch site: Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, China. U.S. tracking data show the three satellites in orbits of approx. 732 km x 750 km x 98.6 degrees.

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Relativity Space signs launch services agreement with Momentus

Submit on Thursday, September 12th, 2019 22:58

Relativity Space announced that it has signed a launch services agreement with Momentus, a provider of in-space shuttle services that move satellites between orbits, to launch Momentus’ small and medium satellite customers on Relativity’s Terran 1 rocket.

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Airbus to develop technology for ultra-high-resolution satellites

Submit on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 22:59

Airbus has won a design study from the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) to develop the technologies for a cluster of ultra-high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites for the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD). The satellites will also have the ability to collect radio frequency (RF) signals.

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mu Space signs first customer for its high throughput satellite

Submit on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 22:58

Satellite and space tech company mu Space announced it has signed a contract with Malaysian telecom service provider Zeta IOS to provide broadband connectivity across Malaysia and Southeast Asia using mu Space’s own high throughput satellite, to be launched in 2022.

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Fire prevents H-2B launch to the ISS

Submit on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 22:59

The launch of a Japanese H-2B rocket carrying the KOUNOTORI8 resupply ship from Tanegashima Space Center was scrubbed after a fire broke out on the launch pad a few hours before lift-off.

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Thales Alenia Space to offer fully digital satellite

Submit on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 22:58

Thales Alenia Space launched its new Space Inspire satellite product line (INstant SPace In-orbit Reconfiguration) which allows seamless mission and services reconfiguration, instant in-orbit adjustment to the demand, transition from video broadcasting to broadband connectivity services while maximising the efficiency and effective use of satellite resources.

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